158. A summer's day in a Somerset cider orchard

Head to the sleepy hamlet of Shepton Montague in Somerset to meet Oliver Dowding – dairy-farmer-turned-cider-maestro. Discover the magic of apple trees and their different characters and learn the lore of Somerset cider making. Plus, Oliver reveals a novel – and natural – method of rodent control. Annabel Ross is your host.


Later the Plodcast team discuss cider vs beer, taste a Dowdings tipple and hear a rare Sound of the Week.


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