Wednesday, September 05, 2012

We are Celebrating Honey and the Harvest

Happy September!

It's National Honey Month... 

Beekeepers around the country are harvesting their liquid gold and celebrating the bounty with Honey Tastings!

If you did not know there are hundreds of different types of honey that can be tasted and evaluated similar to wine, each with its unique flavor profile determined by the nectar from the flowers visited by the honeybees then you need to come to a Honey Tasting. The unsung fact is that the essence of a honey is dictated by the terroir from the French word for earth, describing the unique combination of geographic location, climate and soil that give each honey its complex composition and tasting notes. As in wine making, terroir dramatically affects the flavor profiles of the honeys produced. You're invited to one of Marina's Honey Tasting events check the calendar below.

Good old fashioned lemonade is way to hold on to the last few weeks of summer.
We suggest goldenrod honey which is blooming now but you may use your own honey.

Makes 2 quarts
  • 1 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 3/4 cup goldenrod honey
  • 2 cups hot water
  • Cold tap water to fill a pitcher
1 • Combining the hot water and honey in a 2-quart pitcher. 
2 • Stir until the honey is dissolved. 
3 • Add the lemon juice and enough cold water to fill the pitcher. 
4 • Stir and stir and serve over ice.



Check out the new TERRAIN Store in Westport!

Featuring Red Bee Honey


SEPTEMBER 7, 2012 —

Marina will be answering all your questions about HONEY and BEES on Martha Stewart’s Radio's Sophie of Life Coaching with Sophie on Friday, September 7 at 12 p.m. ET, on Martha Stewart Living Radio, Sirius XM channel 110.

SEPTEMBER 14, 2012 —
Yale Sustainable Food Project: Lazarus Events Series
New Haven, CT

Honey Tasting Laboratory Workshop at 2pm

RSVP: Kate O’Shaughnessy at

SEPTEMBER 20, 2012 —

Bedford Cheese Shop Union Square
Thursday, September 20, 2011 7:00 PM till 8:20 PM

Honey and Cheese Tasting with Marina Marchese 

SEPTEMBER 23, 2012 —

Sensory Analysis and Terroir of Honey and Honey Tasting

Mother Earth News Fair

Seven Springs Mountain Resort, PA

The Bee Culture Magazine Beekeeping Pavillon

 Martha Stewart American Made Awards

Martha Stewart Living magazine is searching for the rising stars in a new generation of small-business owners whose work shares the quality, beauty, inspiration, possibility, and creativity embodied by Martha. The lucky winner who is chosen by the audience will be honored at the American Made event in New York City, will appear in Martha Stewart Living magazine, and will receive $10,000 to further his or her business. 

Vote for Red Bee Honey! 

Hollywood comes to RED BEE Apiary!

Marina's Red Bee Apiary will be featured in an upcoming episode of daytime talk show, “The Chew” on ABC. Marina and host chef Jason Roberts spent the day together inspecting honeybees and harvesting delicious honey. Stay tuned the honey harvest episode will be airing sometime mid-September.

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