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Address: 480 Hillsboro St Ste 1000, Pittsboro, NC 27312-9939
Phone Number: +1 919-533-6314
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When you think of Mead, the heart of central North Carolina is probably not...

When you think of Mead, the heart of central North Carolina is probably not the first thing that comes to mind! You probably think of Renaissance Fairs, Vikings and old English castles. We hope to change that! Starrlight Mead, located in Pittsboro at the Chatham Mill, is North Carolina's newest honey winery. Using local NC honey, and lots of love, we are crafting award winning honey wine to surprise and delight you.We do Mead Tasting any time that we are open. Tasting of 8 of our available meads is $6.00, And you get to keep the glass! Stop by for a bottle of mead (honey wine), a tour of the facility and a friendly welcome. If you have not tried mead before - just ask, we will be glad to share our love of this extraordinary beverage with you!

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6th Annual Mead Day

we stumbled upon this Meadery & it's Festival while taking a short day trip through Pittsboro. their actual building is behind the old mill just north of town. when it's not... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 8 August 2016
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

we stumbled upon this Meadery & it's Festival while taking a short day trip through Pittsboro. their actual building is behind the old mill just north of town. when it's not as crowded, and we have more time, we will stop in and take a tour.

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Becky S, Owner at Starrlight Mead, responded to this review

Glad you found us! Yes, Mead Day is our biggest event of the year - and a little crowded. We'd love to have you back when you have more time for a tour and tasting! Cheers! More 

Pittsboro, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

They have a wonderful selection of wines, my sister and I enjoyed the blackberry wine the most. Did not take the tour just tasted wine. They do have some very interesting wines, must try!

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Becky S, Owner at Starrlight Mead, responded to this review

We are so glad that you found us! (Shhh... my favorite mead is the Blackberry too! Don't tell, everyone will want it then!) More 

Fitzwilliam, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2016

Stopped by the meanders for a tasting, very generous tastings, large selection of meads. I was very impressed with the quality.

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Fayetteville, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2016

This place is hard to find. It is located at the back of the Chatham Mills retail development, Near Pittsboro Bicycles, off of Hillsboro Street. We decided to stop in after seeing an advertisement that piqued our curiosity and learned a lot! The Meads are great, and there is a wide variety available. The proprietors are very knowledgeable and love... More 

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Pittsboro, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2016

My wife and I are from the area and wanted to try wines made from honey. We had heard about Starrlight Mead and was very curious. The tour and wine tasting was enjoyable and to learn about how they make wine from honey was very interesting. Friendly folks and a must if you are in the Pittsboro area. Would highly... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2015 via mobile

The atmosphere, the friendly employees, and the delicious mead all keep me coming back! Be sure to check out the mead tasting and stop by for one of the special events. A tour of the mead production floor is always a treat.

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Becky S, Owner at Starrlight Mead, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your delightful review! We are so glad that you keep coming back to see what we have that's new and wonderful! See you again soon for new flavors and old favorites! More 

Durham, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2015

Stopped in here and was pleasantly surprised! Options include several traditional meads with varying degrees of sweetness, a whole host of fruit meads, a line of herb meads (metheglins), and a few seasonal options as well. You got to taste 8 meads for the fee, and keep your glass at the end. The large selection provides a nice assortment of... More 

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Becky S, Owner at Starrlight Mead, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your nice comments! We love to create new flavors, so we always have so many to choose from! And new flavors coming out all the time. We look forward to sharing the new ones with you in the future! More 

Northampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2015 via mobile

An excellent selection of meads, with great flavours. The Spiced Apple is wonderful, and just beat the Mead-a-Rita as my favourite... but then I loved the Ginger, and the Blueberry too! Make the trip to see the Meadery, and taste the products - I know you wont be disappointed.

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Winter Springs, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015 via mobile

Honey honey this is a great place to try some new wines. Sample the seasonal and learn about the techniques used to make the wines.

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Becky S, Owner at Starrlight Mead, responded to this review

So glad that you enjoyed your visit! Thank you for sharing your photos with us! Those ones of the bees on the flowers are just fabulous! More 

Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2015

OK, I'll admit it. I had reservations about this place because we were not able to scout it in advance and had a group of 19 coming on a winery tour. However the logistics of the tasting, the knowledge & service of our hosts, the size of the tasting room, the other items be offered for sale, and especially the... More 

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Becky S, Owner at Starrlight Mead, responded to this review

It was great having you and all of your former classmates in for a tasting! You guys were great and so much fun! Thanks for giving us a try! More 

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