This week, David Kermode is joined by Essi Avellan MW to discuss all things Champagne. The British love affair with the wine looked like it might be fading, but during the pandemic sales soared, confounding expectations. Kermode finds out exactly why the drink is one of the country’s favourites.
Plus, did you know that cider can be considered a wine? Kermode discovers the similarities between the two drinks, and what makes fine cider worthy of attention.