Learn about a bees life, inspect a hive up close, taste different honeys paired with different foods and drink champagne! All in a beautiful mountain top setting.A sommelier would describe honey similarly to the terroir of a fine wine, an expression of place, time and weather. Like wine, our honey is as unique as the micro region of our mountain retreat.Killer Bees Honey is committed to providing the purest and most natural honey possible. Our artisanal honey is nothing like the heat-treated, ultra-filtered, bland, off-the-shelf store honey. Killer Bees Honey is never blended, flavored, heated, or pasteurized. All honey is harvested, hand-bottled, and packaged on premises.From the forest, to the hive to your table; let Killer Bees Honey sweeten your day.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Killer Bees Honey, Lake Toxaway, North CarolinaFRIDAY & SATURDAY ONLY. 9:30-1:30 Reservation required.The Killer Bees Honey apiary tour & honey tasting will introduce you to the elemental intensity of a hive, its queen and her subjects. Included is an upfront and personal bee meet & greet, an opportunity to pour your own bottle of honey and culminating with a taste of the delicious fruits of their labor. Watch the bees as they tend their hives and forage for nectar. Learn what they are doing and why they do it! Each tour is limited to 12 people, allowing for a greater personal experience. Located deep in the Pisgah National Forest of Western North Carolina, the Killer Bees Honey apiary is nestled high on top of Walnut Cove Mountain. Surrounded by 512,000 farm-free acres of soul-cleansing views, our lady aviators gather nectar from a variety of floral sources. The result is some of the most exquisite honey untouched by pesticides, fungicides and herbicides.TOUR INCLUDES:• Brief discussion on the life of a honeybee, their caste system, division of labor and hive equipment.• Journey into the exuberant world of a bee colony with the beekeeper as he inspects a hive. Protective suits, veils and gloves will be provided.• Visit the honey processing center and pour your own 4 oz decorative bottle of Killer Bees Honey.• Honey tasting fresh from our hives along with discussion and honey sampling. Learn how different honey’s look, smell and taste.• Honey pairing with different foods.• Select alcoholic and non-alcoholic beveragesDuration: 4 hours