Nobody knows when the first human turned the first plant into the world’s first alcoholic beverage. But we can be certain it was a very long time ago. Over the millennia humans have become ever more creative in their quest for alcoholic perfection. In this episode, Gus (the African Plant Hunter) uncovers one of Southern Africa’s more enduring moonshine ingredients, the wild medlar (Vangeria infausta).
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Gus Le BretonFebruary 14, 2021