What makes us different


Meadiocrity Mead is raising the bar on San Diego mead by developing a unique Bee-to-Bottle approach to make exquisite San Diego mead. We were beekeepers from the start and ensure that we receive the best quality honey by treating our bees in the best ways possible. We work with local farmers and ranchers to select unique nectar that produces incredible San Diego mead.


Foundation - where it all begins

Bottle of Foundation, a San Diego mead made with raw honey

Foundation is our flagship mead. This San Diego mead is a unique twist on the traditional style with just honey, water, and yeast. It’s a deceptively simple recipe for a dangerously delicious drink.

Here's an excerpt from our label:

Not exactly what you expected, but more or less what you hoped for, Meadiocrity's Traditional Mead is a complacent nod to conventional honeywine. Made from 100% California-sourced raw honey, this mead is a pleasant surprise of crisp apple, bright citrus, and earthy honey notes with a finish you won't shrug your shoulders at. From bee to bottle this mead is made with honey from bees we know...

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What is Mead?

Mead, also known as honey wine, is an ancient beverage made from fermented honey and water. Learn more about what makes mead so special.

Our Story

We started as beer brewers, wine makers, and beekeepers making raw honey before making mead. Read about who we are and how we started a meadery in San Diego, California.