Siluria

- that is, Hereford, Monmouth, Radnor, Brecon, and Glamorgan. The “sparkling wines of the Silurian vats” are cider and perry.

From Silurian vats, high-sparkling wines
Foam in transparent floods.

Thomson: Autumn.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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