Green Festival Speakers

Greg Fischer



Greg Fischer has been a winemaker and brewer for over 30 years, and a meadmaker for over 20 years. He is the owner of Wild Blossom Meadery & Winery, and Beverage Art Brewer & Winemaker Supply in Chicago. He has been a beekeeper for as long as he has been making wine, since 1966. Educated with a BA degree in Agriculture-Business at Universities in New York and Kentucky, he later worked for large producers of honey in Florida, North Dakota and Washington State. His travels, including Europe, brought an understanding of bee keeping and organic produce. He further developed his knowledge of wine by working in retail wine sales in the Manhattan’s renown Cork & Bottle. Wild Blossom Meadery & Winery proudly produces the finest honey wines (Meads) in the Midwest. It is Chicago's first winery and Illinois’ only meadery on the Northern Illinois Wine Trail.