Fodor's Expert Review Costa Rica Meadery

Heredia Winery

Costa Rica's climate sadly doesn't allow for wine grapes to flourish, but crafty brewers have discovered perhaps the next best thing: mead, which is created by fermenting honey with water. This farm is the first and currently only meadery in the country, with the mead's honey coming directly from the farm's nearby beehives and other local beekeepers. The meads are flavored with a variety of tropical fruits and flowers, including passion fruit and hibiscus. Book ahead to enjoy one- or two-hour tours of the farm, hives, and production facility, all ending with a tasting. You can also just visit the tasting room for a half-hour tasting, accompanied by honey and cheeses (advance reservations are still required). They occasionally host dinners too. The meadery proudly practices environmentally sound, socially equitable, and economically viable sustainability.


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Calle La Sabaneta
Santa Bárbara de Heredia, Heredia  Costa Rica


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Rate Includes: Tour $25

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