By Analiese Paik
Red Bee Honey, a favorite honey source of locavores, chefs and foodies, has a new gift box for 2015.
The Apothecary Honey Trio Gift Box includes three, 16 oz. apothecary bottles of premium, single-varietal honey. Hand-filled and sealed with cork and ribbon, these signature bottles are beautifully packaged in a red gift box. Order this exquisite gift for anyone who loves honey. Any who doesn’t?
Order online at redbeehoney.com, where you’ll find many more gift ideas including honey tasting kits, books and Red Bee skincare.
Marina Marchese is a beekeeper, an author, a honey sommelier, the visionary behind Red Bee ® Artisanal Honey, and founder of the American Honey Tasting Society. Red Bee’s collection of single-origin honeys is sought out by celebrity chefs, Relais & Chateaux restaurants, and fine cheese and artisan food shops all over the country.
Marchese has authored two books: Honeybee: Lessons from an Accidental Beekeeper and The Honey Connoisseur and her Red Bee Apiary has been featured on ABC-TV’s The Chew, Williams Sonoma’s Meet the Maker, and in The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Martha Stewart radio and blog. Marina received the Snail of Approval Award from Slow Food Metro North in recognition of her contributions to the quality, authenticity and sustainability of the food supply.
Certified by the American Apitherapy Society, she has trained as a honey judge at the University of Georgia and is past president of the Back Yard Beekeepers Association of Connecticut. A graduate of the School of Visual Arts in New York City, she is also an award-winning designer. Marina lives and tends bees in Weston, Connecticut.