There are nutritional needs that honey cannot fully support to assure complete fermentation of honey into wine. A small amount of yeast nutrient and energizer will make up for any short falls. Other additives may be needed to enhance the flavor of the mead and provide astringency and aging power to the flavor development.

homemade mead with mulling spices

Mead Making

Honey, Water and Yeast Make the Ancient Drink Called Mead