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Tugwell Creek Honey Farm and Meadery
8750 West Coast Road
Sooke, BC V9Z 1H2
Tel: (250) 642-1956
Mead or honey wine is an alcoholic beverage, made from honey
and water via fermentation with yeast. Its alcoholic content may range from
that of a mild ale to that of a strong wine. It may be still, carbonated,
or sparkling; it may be dry, semi-sweet, or sweet.
Depending on local traditions and specific recipes, it may be brewed with spices,
fruits, or grain mash. It may be produced by fermentation of honey with grain
mash;mead may also be flavored with hops to produce a bitter, beer-like
Mead is independently multicultural.
Wine) is the oldest art of fermentation. Consumed by all, from kings to
peasants, mead has gained a reputation as a giver of life, wisdom, courage
and strength down through the ages.
One of the best places for producing Mead is Tugwell Creek
Honey Farm and Meadery in Sooke* British Columbia a short drive from
the provinces capital Victoria.
The combination of Bob Liptrot's 43 years
of beekeeping experience and over 25 years of mead making experience bring
a unique and educational culinary experience to mead
produced here. Tugwell Creek Honey Farm and Meadery was licensed as British
Columbia's first Meadery in 2003 . Owners are
Bob Liptrot and Dana LeComte
The farm as 12 acres with over 100 hives producing honey and
meads up to 12,000 bottles per year . Numerous honey products and bee wax
candles can be purchased at the farm. They also have Mohair wool.
Vintage Sac - Sweet Mead 2007 :
an award winning dessert wine Sweet floral honey notes lead into a long finish
that is well appreciated alone or with your favourite desserts. This is an
amazing mead wine !
Currant, Family Reserve: A modern style of mead,
this full bodied wine has a robust fruity nature. A rich cassis flavour
with intense mouth appeal combines with a subtle honey background and
a kiss of oak. Try this wine with cured and red meats or wild game. Serve
at cellar temperature. This mead will cellar for up to 10 years. A five
Wassail Gold -
Sack Mead This mead is for
those liking a sparkling wine. This style of mead is made with an extra
amount of premium natural honey. A gold medal wine with superior
* Sooke is located on
the south western tip of Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. It
has a sheltered harbor, and is a scenic half hour drive from BC's capital
city Victoria. The Sooke region encompasses East Sooke and the District
of Sooke, two communities which are joined across the Sooke Harbour and
Sooke supports quite a wealth
of interests, such as music, drama, arts and crafts, photography, gardening,
and team sports, through community organizations. Sooke's diversity offers
something for everyone.
As a part of a temperate
rainforest, the Sooke district has one of the most mild climates in Canada
also see Island Wines
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