Brewing and Vinting
Creation of wine, beer, ale, and other alcoholic beverages.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-12-21 12:37
New research states that a pint of Guinness a day "may work as well as an aspirin to prevent heart clots that raise the risk of heart attacks," according to an article in the BBC.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-12-18 17:37
Unto the populace of Lochac does Mordenvale extend its invitation to join in on our very first annual Rhythm & Brews Tourney and Feast.
Come along for a Rose Tourney to honour the time old court of love in a spectacular St Valentine's boast of chivalry and prowess.
Settle in for an evening of entertainment from the bawdy to the
harmonic. Be refreshed by period beverages of the alcoholic and
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-11-28 14:46
We would like to formally invite all of you to come and celebrate Twelfth Night with us! Included below are the details for the event. Also, if anyone would like to teach a class at this event, please email Ceindrech at firstname.lastname@example.org. We would love to have you share your talents and skills with us and the populace.
Site opens: Saturday January 5th, 2008 at 11:00 am
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-11-24 15:42
The 2008 International Mead Festival will be held February 8-9, 2008 in Denver, Colorado, and volunteers are needed for jobs such as ticket-taking, judging etc. Pay? No formal pay, but you might get free mead!
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-11-17 13:57
The International Mead Festival, which will be held in Denver, Colorado in February 2008, is accepting entries from home mead-makers until December 15, 2007.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-10-10 14:55
Please come and join us for a gastronomic tour of late-period Spain, Galacia and Portugal. We will be holding a sotelties competition in the theme of 'Birds of the Knowne World', a cordials competition, and a competition to select the next Bard of Vinhold consisting of three pieces (a documented piece, a piece in documented style and a Masterwork of the performers best)!
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2007-09-09 11:45
Skorri Einarsson shares his mead-making techniques in humorous how-to videos posted on YouTube.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-09-08 11:48
Daryl Sattui, a Napa Valley, California winemaker, has spent 13 years and over US$30M to build a castle, complete with towers and dungeons, to honor his Italian ancestors.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-09-01 11:19
We are happy to announce that the Golden Tygre Tavern will be opening for business again this September. This year we will have the honor of being on the battlefield of Lucan's Ducal Challenge. His Grace is planning a tourney of proportions rarely seen in these lands. Melee teams of ten warriors will battle against one another for superiority on the field.
On a hard day of fighting (and watching your favorite team), all are
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-08-17 10:53
ban-Ollaimh Cinniu ingen Cuthbaid, Editor of Mead, Mead & More, the quarterly subsidiary publication to the Northstar (Northshield’s A&S newsletter), is seeking submissions for the Fall 2007 issue. Submissions are due by August 18, 2007.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-08-16 20:36
Come! It is time once again to gather and enjoy the choosing of the new Champion for the Baroness of Selviergard! Pitch your pavilion within the Selviergard encampment and enjoy the most excellent fighting, dancing and fireworks!
On Saturday please join Baroness Katarzina in watching
all the fighters come together and by right of heavy
weapon combat compete for the chance to become Her
Excellency's new Champion. No claimant shall be
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-07-27 15:35
“Wo sich Himmel und Erde Begegnen” (Where heaven and earth meet) read posters advertising Stift Klosterneuburg, a 900-year-old monastery near Vienna, Austria, one of the oldest working monasteries in the country. Sarah Wildman of the New York Times visits.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-04-30 08:47
The Brewers Association would like to remind everyone that the first Saturday in May (May 5 in 2007) is National Homebrew Day, a chance to share recipes and celebrate by lifting a glass.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-03-09 14:55
Hear ye! Hear ye! Come one, come all to revel in the splendors of Ireland on our great day of heritage. We invite you all to cast off the cold and dreary white of winter and enjoy the succulent greens of soon-to-arrive spring. The hearth will be warm and fighting will commence before we can all sit down to feast on whatever is left after the table top siege is done. That's right; build and bring your own tabletop (food) siege weapons, decorated either in the style of the Irish defenders or the invading English, Scotts, or Vikings. Remember that the food fight will be held with Location:
Shire of Winter's Gate (North Pole, Alaska)
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-03-07 08:51
ban-Ollaimh Cinniu ingen Cuthbaid, Editor of Northshield's Mead, Mead & More, has announced that the Winter 2007 issue is now available.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-02-20 16:49
The website essortment has a history of rootbeer from its origins as a miracle cure to its modern popularity as a social beverage. The site includes an early American recipe and a list of ingredients for the drink.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-02-10 17:40
Come one, come all, to a day of all things edible and potable! Take, or teach, classes in the culinary and brewing arts. Spend time with friends in the large gathering room. Visit the merchants. At the end of the day, partake of a teaching feast, serving food and facts in a delicious combination.
Dayboard will also be the A&S display. Do you have a special soup? Create a
gratifying grain? Whip up a delectable dessert? Put it on our dayboard and
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-01-13 17:05
On January 27, 2007, meadmakers across the nation will diverge on Orlando, Florida for Meadllennium, the longest-running meadmakers convention in the United States. The convention is open to all home-brewers and includes judgings, prizes and the announcement of the coveted "Best of Show" award.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-01-02 13:02
Anheuser-Busch Company has announced the creation of Redbridge, a beer made from sorghum that allows those with wheat allergies to enjoy a brew.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2006-11-12 20:56
After 40 years, the owners of Lindisfarne Limited have secured permission to import their famous herb-infused Lindisfarne Mead to the United States. Permission to import was denied because of product labeling issues.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-11-09 20:39
This June, the 14-17, 2007 Dragonsspine will be hosting its Baron's Brewing Competition yet again. This time, we offer it with the enticement of celebrating the Brewers as well as the Outlands at the Outlands' 21st Birthday Party later following the competition!
This event will not be your typical Champions as there will not only be
tournaments, but also battles of a grand scale fought in and around a castle
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-11-02 19:42
Broichan has announced that photos from the recent elevation of Master Donal O'Brien to the Order of the Laurel are now available to view online. The elevation took place at the Dreiburgen Anniversary in the Kingdom of Caid.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2006-10-29 16:04
A late period (1616) Danish cookbook is now available from a New Zealand website. The book, in Danish with English translation, contains "A hundred useful pieces, Which are about brewing, baking, Cooking, aquavit and mead to make, As is useful in house Holding etc. Which before not in our Danish Language is issued in print."
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-10-12 19:07
Charged with the honor of giving the toast at the next feast? Why not learn to say "Cheers" in a new language? The Alternative Whisky Academy has published a website with toasts in many different languages.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-09-06 10:50
Do you like Arts and Sciences? Do you like making beer? Do you like drinking beer? Do you want to learn how they made beer in different period cultures? Well then get yourself to the Shire of Hrafnafjordr's first annual Brewing Symposium, formerly known as Winter Welcome.
Lord Gunnar will be teaching a hands-on class where you can make period
beer, and then drink it later at your leisure. What is period beer? Well,
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2006-07-30 08:15
Brewer Samuel Adams is sponsoring Longshot: the 2006 American Homebrew Contest for non-commercial brewers who are residents of the United States. Samples must be shipped to the brewery for judging by August 18, 2006.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-07-28 18:43
Innovations Extreme Inflatables has announced the "launch of the World's first fully functioning Mobile Inflatable Pub. Be the first and only person in your country to operate The Pub that reaches places, that other pubs cannot reach."
Submitted by Justin on Fri, 2006-07-28 07:40
Mistress Lina von Wissen, mka Leigh Nogy, turned to the SCA when she wanted to learn brewing methods and eventually became a Laurel in brewing. Now she applies her talents in the modern world, and she is starting a business to brew gluten-free beer. An article in The Morning News tells her story.
Submitted by Gwenhyfar on Mon, 2006-07-10 17:50
Alberta, Canada beekeepers are hoping the province's move to allow a cottage wine industry to develop for an ancient beverage will create a buzz among liquor connoisseurs.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-06-19 19:45
Romans loved their wine, loved talking about it — and writing about it. An article for CentreDaily.com focuses on the history and sources for study of Roman wine.