Sun, 07 Nov | Swan Settlers Market

MEAD & AMBROSIA making Workshop with Lou Chalmer

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MEAD & AMBROSIA making Workshop with Lou Chalmer

Time & Location

07 Nov, 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Swan Settlers Market, 124 Lennard St, Herne Hill WA 6056, Australia

About this Event

Welcome to our Mead & Ambrosia workshop @ The Swan Settlers Market, Herne Hill

*Honey wine, has been enjoyed as the drink of the gods for thousands of years. It’s a magical, potent brew but it’s simple to make in your own home kitchen.*

In this workshop, we’ll explore: 

+ the magical lore of honey wine: from Zeus to Beowulf, the Aztecs to Queen Anne.

+ how to infuse your mead and ambrosias with fruits, spices and medicinal herbs

+ and of course we’ll make our own batch of Ambrosia.

Please come a few minutes early to allow for registration and settling in.

+ Your host is Lou Chalmer, Chief of Grape Bucketing & Honey Drizzling, owner and creator of Yume Wine & ancient art of 

    Ambrosia maker

+ All materials used in the class are covered in your fee

+ You get to take home a bottle of your handmade ambrosia! Optional to buy 4 additional bottles for $10 each

+ recipe & notes of your magical brew

+ It will be a fun class full of product knowledge and hands on making experience


There’s time for shopping afterwards at the Swan Settlers market where you can get Tea/Coffee and have a choice of lunch options. Opening hours: 9 am – 5 pm

In addition, all workshop participants have a 10% discount for instore purcahses at the House of Honey, 867 Great Northern Hwy, Herne Hill. 


+ Safe working procedures

+ You attend both workshop dates: 

+ Workshop 7th Nov - learn all about MEAD & AMBROSIA, set up our handmade AMBROSIA and let it rest for 4 weeks to start the fermentation process

+ Workshop 5th Dec – the exciting bit happens – we will taste and bottle our Ambrosia to take home.


This workshop is held on two seperate dates because of the fermentation process of 4 weeks.  It is important that you are available on both dates. The total ticket cost is $139

Additional bottles can be ordered when we meet on workshop day 1. 

Tickets are limited to 16 persons. Book online or call Christine 0458 212 528 for any queries.

As we continue to operate as a COVID safe business, we also ask that you please do not attend the event if you are experiencing cold/flu-like symptoms. Event attendees must all continue to practice social distancing to help reduce the spread.

  • Mead & Ambrosia Workshop
    GST included
    GST included