Good #Mead, Indeed… Honey-tongued and sweet-talking

The word “honeymoon” in English supposedly refers to the practice of a bride’s father dowering her with enough mead for a month-long celebration in honor of the marriage. But, why mead?

“Mead is perhaps the original aphrodisiac, credited with fertility, seduction, and arousal powers.”  When Chrissie Manion Zaerpoor, Kookoolan Farms owner, meadmaker and author, writes these provocative words in her new book, “The Art of Mead Tasting and Food Pairing,” she’s not only referencing the enchantment of the beverage… (click here for the complete article on Oregon Wine Press)

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I’ve tasted some mead at a few events in Portland, but it has not yet become a beverage of choice at our house. However, I can imagine that, with the PNW’s artisan movement always reaching toward the next big thing, it could be poised to take off like wildfire.

I haven’t tried mead, but my brother in law is obsessed. Guess I need to see what the hype is all about 🙂

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