Starrlight Mead in the News

Pittsboro’s New Mead Hall is Reaching for the Starrs

Starrlight Mead finishes 1-million dollar expansion to tasting and production facilities and has Grand Opening scheduled.

Best of the Triangle 2017 - Food & Drink| Read the Article

Starrlight Mead was voted "Best Locally Made Wine" by fans and readers. We had some strong company in the finals with Durham's Honeygirl Meadery and Pittsboro's own Fair Game Beverage.

National Public Radio (NPR) | Read the Article/Listen to the Story
"Medieval No More: Mead Enjoys A Renaissance" by Tim Fitzsimons

Starrlight Mead was featured along with our friends at Brothers Drake Mead in Columbus, OH, in a story on NPR about Mead! They came out to the North Carolina Renaissance Faire in April to interview us. Listen to the story below.

News14 Carolina | Watch the Video

Enjoy this feature on Starrlight Mead produced by Time Warner Cable for News14 Carolina by selecting "watch the video" or watching below. Features Ben and Becky Starr.

The Associated Press | Read the article on
"Mead, drink of vikings, comes out of the Dark Ages" by Allen G. Breed 

We were featured in this Associated Press article that international news! This story was featured in over 900 papers and online news sites, including the News & Observer in Raleigh, the LA Times, ABC News website,, Huffington Post,, and as far away as the Daily Telegraph in Australia and the Taiwan News!!

Allen also shot a video at Starrlight Mead -  you can check it out below.

North Carolina Now | Watch the Video

Starrlight Mead was featured on a segment of "North Carolina Now" from UNC-TV in October and their sister show, "North Carolina Weekend," on Thanksgiving weekend. See the meadery tasting room, production area and bee hives and hear about how we created Starrlight Mead! 


More Features

Southern Neighbor Blog | Read the Article 
"Starrlight, Star Bright" by Molly McConnell

Charlotte Local Eats | Read the Article
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