Grilled Brats

Summertime and the grillin’ is easy…

Tis the season to take your cooking outdoors. Summer cookouts are meant to be fun and relaxing! There’s no need to stress about getting behind the grill. Here are some of our favorite easy...


Our Favorite Hiking and Camping Spots

Best Places to bring your Honeygirl Camp cup Eno River State Park The Eno River is the perfect easy-going scenic hiking spot. With trails right along the river you get a both a beautiful...


Hello Spring! – Getting Ready for Pollinator Season

Welcome Spring! As green pollen dusts our days, keep in mind that it’s not only a sign of Spring, but food for honeybees. It’s time to start thinking about your garden, and we’ve got...


Tips for the Perfect Easter Brunch

Honey roasted ham might be an Easter brunch staple, but it’s time to bring something new to the table!  At Honeygirl we’re sharing some of our favorite tips and recipes to help you host...


Our Top 6 Books for Bee Fans, Brewers, and Mead Lovers

Ever wonder where we get our inspiration at Honeygirl?  For Library Lover’s Month, we’re sharing what’s on our reading list in hopes to inspire you too.  Whether you are into beekeeping, craft beverage making,...

Holiday gifts for everyone on your list.

Gift ideas for everyone on your list, even the person who has everything!

The holidays seem to sneak up on us so quickly! And we’re willing to bet they do the same to you. So if you’re scrambling around trying to find your last minute presents, don’t...


Mead Pairings for Thanksgiving

Mead adds a unique seasonal touch to any meal, but at Thanksgiving there are so many ways to accentuate the day of gratitude and feasting with mead. Here are some suggestions… WELCOME As guests...


Honeygirl Meadery’s Third Anniversary

Your local dollars and your support helped us achieve a lot this year. As a small business making and selling hand-crafted wines from honey, we build our business through one-on-one experiences with you, and...


September is NC Wine Month and We’ll Drink to That

September is NC Wine Month and what better reason to explore local wineries and taste all that NC has to offer. Here in the Triangle area you’ll find several great places to enjoy a...


7 Things You Need to Know About Mead

Mead is not always sweet. How can that be? Isn’t it made from honey? Well, honey is a fermentable sugar just like grapes are in wine, and grains are in beer. And like wine...


Mead Day 2017 – Come to Pittsboro for THE NC Mead party!

Friends, the first Saturday in August is designated National MEAD DAY! It’s a day set aside to celebrate Mead, and of course it’s one of our favorite days of the year. Every year (since...


The 5 Best Picnic Spots in Durham and Beyond

Summer is here and the outdoors are beckoning. The Triangle is rich with opportunities to enjoy the arts and nature. We’ve gathered some of our favorite picnic spots, many of which feature live entertainment....


May Day Strawberries at McAdams Farm

Here at Honeygirl Meadery we enjoy working with a number of local farmers and beekeepers who provide some of the fruit and honey that we use to create our artisanal meads. One of the...

Hibiscus Lemonthyme mead and Blueberry Mead take medals in the 2016 Finger Lakes International Wine Competition award-winning meads

Bottle Bling – Our first commercial medals

I make mead out of a desire to take natural ingredients and create something unique and special, and so that others can experience nature in a different way. It’s really important, having that passion,...

blueberries ferment along with the honey in the primary fermentation tank the beginnings of our blueberry mead

Behind the scenes for the making of a mead

When you visit the Meadery and take a tour, you can see all our shiny stainless tanks, our buckets of honey, our filtration systems and our bottling line, and you can get a good...

Holiday Open House 12/18/15 at Honeygirl

Holiday Open House 2015

We are busy bees getting ready for our Second Annual Holiday Open House! We hope you can drop by on Friday 12/18/15 from 5-8pm. We’ll have a few of our favorite things – mead,...

our grand opening October 24, 2014

Our Year in Review

As we approach our one-year anniversary in October, we’ve been reflecting on our first year. We are so grateful to all of you, who make up the community that is Honeygirl. We look forward...

blue skies and flowers welcome you to relax and let go

Summertime… living easy

Summer solstice, June 21st, marks not only the official start of summertime, and the longest and most light filled day, but it represents our beginnings. We signed our lease on summer solstice 2013, and made...

Our booth at the Durham Farmers Market

Find us at the Durham Farmers Market

We are growing! We will have a new location starting in April 2015, selling our meads from a booth at the Durham Farmers Market. The Market has been in operation since 1998, and now has over 70 farmers and producers...

The bees return to the flowers; we release the Fig Mead

Signs of Spring!

This week we saw the first daffodils open their cheery yellow flowers. It’s always like a breath of fresh air, after a long and cold winter, to see these first signs of Spring! The...

festive arrangement in the tasting room

Holiday Open House 2014

It’s time for some Holiday Cheer! We are decking the halls at Honeygirl Meadery in preparation for our first annual Holiday Open House, on Thursday, 12/18 from 5-8pm. Please join us for festive goodies, tasty mead samples, ...

Honeygirl Meadery Tasting Room

Being Open

So we are now open for business! Our Grand Opening in October was truly grand, and we appreciate all of you who came out to celebrate with us. It was so wonderful to see such...


Making a Meadery

We are in the home stretch towards our Grand Opening in October, and wanted to take a moment to reflect on the past 15 months of making a meadery. The committing moment came back...


Bee Downtown: more honeybees in Durham

Part of the Honeygirl Meadery mission is to support and promote honeybees in our community. We are pleased to join the efforts of a new non-profit organization called Bee Downtown. They are working with the...

In The Hood Diane Currier

In the Hood

Finding our space was as first so daunting, then all of a sudden it become very simple. We don’t know how you are with making big decisions, but the location of the meadery felt...


Branding 101

Any new business wants a quick and easy way to communicate its personality, key message, and its product or philosophy. That is a tall order to achieve, as anyone who has gone through logo...

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Drink Nature

We love mead for its expression of moments in nature. The honeybees that visited all those flowers and made the honey. A field filled with wildflowers. Rows of bright red strawberries at the peak...