Category Archives: Tour de France

Marvellous Mark Cavendish

Cavendish took another stage yesterday – hurrah! I’m low on English wines, but had one bottle of red that I’d picked up at the vineyard gate on my travels around the country. It was from a winery I’d been to before and I’d enjoyed good wine. We cracked it open, we poured, we prepared it… Read More »

Robert Mondavi Woodbridge Chardonnay

Levi Leipheimer put in a sterling performance to take the time trial yesterday and, barring disaster, put himself on the podium in Paris. Discovery Channel are having a great Tour, but it may be the lovely Tom Boonen who gets to decide who wins the Tour. To celebrate Levi’s win here’s a Robert Mondavi Woodbridge… Read More »

Peeterman Artois

Another Belgian victory, another chance to admire Tom Boonen, another struggle with wine choices. I’m following the lead of German national broadcasters who have decided to pull coverage of this year’s Tour because one of the German riders might have taken performance enhancing drugs. Seems a bit mean of German sports fans, who like me… Read More »