I've just about completed my giant Bordeaux loop ... 998 miles in 19 days, with one to go: Back to Bordeaux (the city), another 45 or so miles tomorrow. I'm in Langon tonight, which was my first stop after Bordeaux way back when. It's kind of cool to come back to a town I've already … Continue reading Back to the Beginning in Langon
Got rained on today during my ride … which means more fungus on the grapes, which in turn makes them sweeter, more valuable and a perfect match for a chocolatey dessert. It’s all due to the Botrytis cinereal, a fungus they call the “noble rot.” Ah, the noble rot ... sort of sounds like a … Continue reading The Noble Rot Effect in Bordeaux!