Sops in Wine is a smallish dessert apple that is also suitable for cider. The variety originated from the West of England. It is a regular cropper. Its date of introduction is unknown, some sources give 1832. The name is a reference to its deep red skin that tends to tinge the flesh red as well, suggesting bread that has been dipped in wine. The red pigmentation also extends to the purplish flowers, the new foliage that has a reddish tinge, and even the inner bark that has a touch of red. It can be used to make apple crumble with an attractive colour.