Wandering Bard Meadery
1320 Hampton Ave Ext Bay 3
Greenville, SC 29601
Hours of Operation
Monday - Tuesday: Closed for meadmaking but available for events by reservation
Wednesday - Thursday: 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday - Saturday: Noon - 9:00 PM
Sunday: Noon - 6:00PM
Who We Are
Wandering Bard Meadery is a mead tasting room and eatery open September 2020 at Hampton Station. We offer a variety of meads, ciders, and wines as well as foods and entertainment. Mead is a wine made by fermenting a blend of water and honey (instead of grapes). Wandering Bard Meadery’s aware-winning meads build on that base by adding fruits and spices to enhance the experience with exquisite flavor hints, undertones, and overtones. Wandering Bard Meadery was established by Brian and Adam Daughhetee during the summer of 2017 in a small Mauldin, SC warehouse where they crafted their meads from local South Carolina honey. The meadery was originally intended to only be mead production for distribution to pubs and retailers, however, due to an increased interest in tastings and a full meadery experience, the duo decided to expand operations to include a full-time tap/tasting room and kitchen at Hampton Station. Featuring over two dozen mead/cider/wines on tap, special releases, food pairings, live entertainment, bee/honey/mead education, game nights, event space reservation, and more, our team can’t wait to welcome YOU!
Brian and Adam both had succesful careers in IT, and Brian has been making mead as a homebrewer since 1990. After years of talking about it, in 2017 they decided to take action and open a meadery here in Greenville, South Carolina. Little did they know at the time, but they were joining a mead renaissance n the craft beverage industry which has exploded in popularity over the last 5 years. Many people want to know where the name Wandering Bard came from. This was actually one of the hardest aspects of starting the business. After weeks of discussion, the name selected was a bit of a mash up of two activities Brian enjoyed back when he started making mead. Backpacking on the Appalachian Trail and playing a video game called “Bard’s Tale”. Thus, The Wandering Bard was born.