"my Worcestershire perry, which I sold them for champagne"

Perry bottled in Normandy
Public DomainPerry bottled in Normandy - Credit: Man vyi
Perry is an alcoholic beverage made from fermented pears.  It has been common for centuries in Britain, particularly in Gloucestershire, Herefordshire and Worcestershire, and in parts of south Wales, and France.  Perry may include up to 25% apple cider.