Welcome to Lindisfarne Mead
St Aidan's Winery is the home of the world famous Lindisfarne Mead and Lindisfarne Preserves.
Lindisfarne Mead is a unique alcoholic fortified wine manufactured here on the
Holy Island of Lindisfarne. The honey which is used in the production of
Lindisfarne Mead is drawn from the four corners of the world and here, on the
island, it is vatted with fermented grape juice, honey, herbs, and the pure
natural water of an artesian well and fortified with fine spirits to produce
this unique drink.
famous Lindisfarne Mead is not only the connoisseur's choice but makes a
supreme drink for young and old alike whatever the season. To many, it is
regarded as the "nectar of the gods"
The Winery Showroom opens to visitors for free sampling daily (Adults / Over 18's Only) throughout the
season. Stocking speciality foods and drinks available at the winery or online
Lindisfarne Craft Shop is also on the premises and specialises in stocking hand
thrown and crafted Northumbrian Pottery. The Craft Shop also stocks a very
extensive range of Celtic jewellery, Celtic throws, glass ware and pewter.
The word "honeymoon" is derived from the ancient Norse custom
of having Newly-Weds drink Mead for a whole moon which was thought to increase their
fertility and therefore their chances of a happy and fulfilled marriage.