Jul 22, 2022
Mead has inspired poets and warriors for centuries. And, Lilly Weichberger is one such poet. She not only owns a small batch Artisan Meadery located in Southern Oregon but also is the mead maker. And, like traditional poets of old, she is dedicated to hand crafting a delicious variety of meads inspired by ancient traditions.
She is committed to using local and varietal honeys and pairing them with local seasonal fruit, herbs, and spices.
Established in 2015, she recently achieved a personal milestone by having one of her meads win Internationally at the Mazer Cup.
Today we cover her mead making origin story, the trials and tribulations of being a woman in a male dominated industry, and some of the legal issues that pose great barriers to growth for small business in this industry.