Richard Stone and Sam Willis on the History of Cider

Stone, R. G. (Interviewee)

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Sam Willis interviews Dr Richard Stone on the history of cider. At Sandford Orchards in Devon, where Richard often uses 17th-century techniques to make cider, the pair discuss how the champagne method came from cider in the 1630s, and how it was once considered our patriotic duty to drink cider.
Period5 Feb 2014
Held atBBC History Extra, United Kingdom