Chad Wiltz


Chad Wiltz is the owner and mead maker at Garagiste Meadery in Tampa, Florida.

Garagiste Meadery takes a modern take on old world meadmaking by combining a culinary approach to the craft and blending it with fun whimsical flavors.

Garagiste Meadery opened in July 2017 and in its relatively short time has won multiple Best of  Show awards in international sanctioned mead competitions including the East Coast Meadmaker of the Year title for 2017 and Best Cidery/Meadery in Florida award in 2018.