Jay Bennett is the owner and mead maker at Beehave Craft Meadery. Bees have driven Jay to drink. After 8 years of beekeeping Jay has now built a meadery on land at the northern end of Lake Taupo. Here he creates a range of meads, specialising in carbonated session meads. Jay’s presentation will cover setting up a meadery – the equipment and legal requirements; making good mead and tips on where to gain more information. The goal is to share information so that we can all benefit from more mead being available to the consumer.