The history of cider: Sam Willis meets Richard Stone

As part of a video series produced for History Extra, Dr Sam Willis interviews Dr Richard Stone about the history of cider

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As part of a video series produced for History Extra, Dr Sam Willis interviews Dr Richard Stone about the history of cider.

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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.