Chateau Dorrien, enjoys the distinction of being among the few establishments in Australia to produce quality mead.
Mead is an alcoholic beverage made by fermenting honey with yeast, it is thought to be the oldest alcoholic drink known to mankind.
Our five mead varieties are: Sweet mead, Spicy mead, Scarlet, Gran Miele and Quandong.
Legend has it that during the Middle Ages it was believed that consuming honey would produce a male child to a newly married couple, it was commonplace for the father of the groom to gift the couple enough honey to last a month, or “moon”, hence “honeymoon”, to ensure that the child conceived would be a boy.
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