Which famous drink was invented on Weston Road ?
Ribenna. The Long Ashton Research Station used to be situated on Weston Road BS41. and after the first World War it was charged with producing a drink high in Vitamin C. In 1933 Bristol Scientist Vernon Charley invented Ribenna here and named it after the botanical name for the blackcurrant - Ribes nigrum. In 1938 it was introduced to the rest of the world.