Napoleon's English Champagne, and a thing of subtle charm. Perry is the lesser known cousin of cider, and is often referred to simply as Pear Cider. Very similar in its manner of making to cider, but in many ways harder to make well, Perry is so much more than Pear Cider: Perry Pear trees can be hundreds of years old and a few stories high, and blossom in pure white. Often the Perry they make will have notes of elderflower and grapefruit. Its discovery is a delight..