California's Largest Honey & Mead Tasting Room

Taste 30+ varietal honeys from distinct floral sources.
Pair a glass of the finest mead with a seasonal farm-to-fork meal.
Relax in the expansive pollinator gardens.
Browse our retail shop filled with honeys, mead and gifts.
Learn about pollinators, their habitat, and honey production.

Tuesday – Thursday 11am-3pm   |   Friday 11am-5pm   |   Saturday 10am-5pm

Enjoy Great Food and Drinks

Experience the full breadth of The HIVE! Taste some of the best mead from across the country and enjoy local farm to fork seasonal culinary creations.

Upcoming Events

Friday, July 26, 2024  |  5-8 PM


Live at The HIVE presents the Shawn Thwaites Rebel Quartet during a free outdoor concert on Friday, July 26 from 5-8pm! Come jive and jam with this eclectic ensemble that fuses steel drum with jazz, R&B, afro-beat and calypso.

Book a Private Tasting or Tour

Reservations are available Tuesday through Saturday.

Reserve The HIVE for Your Next Celebration

Host a private dinner, company retreat, or wedding and enjoy the rustic elegance of The HIVE.

What People Are Saying

The Hive resembles an upscale wine tasting room, with a rustic wood-clad bar where visitors stand while an employee behind the bar offers honey samples. Each honey is surprisingly unique, with its own distinct color, aroma and flavor profile.

We’re Committed to Preserving Our Environment and Keeping Pollinators Healthy and Happy.

The HIVE is a 20,000 sq. ft. Net Zero Energy facility that is home to Moon Shine Trading Company and Island of the Moon Honey. Daily operations are entirely electric and offset by solar energy.

  • Two acres of drought tolerant pollinator habitat
  • 100% organic landscaping (zero use of chemicals, pesticides or herbicides)
  • Building design and orientation maximizes heat/energy efficiency
  • Solar radiant heated warming room
  • Highly efficient appliances, heating and cooling systems

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