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Julian in his bonded store of maturing cider brandy in huge Spanish sherry casks.
Britain celebrates its biggest cider crop in twenty years
Top cider maker Julian Temperley is heralding his biggest crop of apples in 20 years thanks to the dry spring and wet summer - but it's not all good news because it means next year's harvest will be poor.
Mr Temperley says his 170 acres of Somerset orchards will yield a staggering 2,000 tonnes of apples this year, 500 tonnes more than expected.
The mammoth haul is so huge that it will take a team of 15 staff a back-breaking three months to press all the apples - and it will then leave them with almost a million litres of cider.
But because apple trees work on a biannual cycle - whereby a good year is followed by a bad one - the forecast for next year's crop is poor.