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Red Bicyclette Chardonnay

As a cycling wine drinker I had to try Red Bicyclette Chardonnay. Quite why it’s Red Bicyclette and not Bicyclette Rouge or Red Bicycle I really don’t know, but it did make me break my basic rule of not choosing wines for cute labels or names. It’s a bright, pale lemon colour with some grey-green… Read More »


The town of Sancerre is perched high above the Loire, a fact you get to fully understand when you’ve cycled up the hairpin bends to it in the driving rain. My beer-drinking cycling buddy found it a little odd that I felt the need to stop and take pictures of the vines, soils and fruit,… Read More »