Saba Tej (Organic Honey Wine) Co.
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member chstress53
N 40° 49.680 W 074° 06.124
18T E 575713 N 4520051
Quick Description: The finest hand crafted mead - honey wine and cyser (hard honey apple cider) in the world, in my opinion.
Location: New Jersey, United States
Date Posted: 2/3/2006 2:21:04 PM
Waymark Code: WM714
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member jimmonty
Views: 153

Long Description:
These elegant wines are produced from 100% pure fruit or natural honey without the addition of artificial flavors. The distinct taste of these wines can be enjoyed in the tradition of Medieval England. In the spirit of Geoffrey Chaucer's Canterbury Tales, experience these unique wines as a pilgrimage in sensory delight.Taj
Taj is Ethiopian style mead with white wine characteristics. It is the result of the spontaneous fermentation of honey, water and gesho, a type of organic hops that are grown in the Ethiopian Highlands. Ethiopia boasts the largest bee population in Africa, making it the fourth largest honey producer in the world. Not surprisingly, Taj is the national drink of Ethiopia.

Axum Tej from Saba Tej (Honey Wineis pale yellow in color, with no carbonation. It has a luxurious honey nose with overtones of spice. The taste is crisp and fresh, not syrupy, with a dry finish.
Winery Size: Boutique < 500 Cases

Attached vineyard?: no

Tasting Room Available?: yes

Days and hours of operation: Hours: daily 8:30am-5pm, closed Sunday

Tours Available: yes

Phone #: Phone: (888) 772-2283 or (201) 438-9994

Address:
15 Park Avenue, Rutherford, NJ 07070


Types of wines:
NO SULFITES Saba Tej (Mead); Axum Tej (Mead); Royal Mead (Golden dry mead); Royal Mead - Blackberry-Honey Wine


Best Wine Tasted: Saba Tej (Mead)

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Price per Bottle: 12.00 (listed in local currency)

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