Date: August 2017

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Pomerol (and a little bit of St Emilion) on a bike

August 22nd 2017


The French are notoriously strict about closing down for a proper holiday in August, so a  family holiday in Lalande de Pomerol did not include any formal visits of the great chateaux just across the Brabanne stream – also arguably not the ideal environment for a nine-year old, however well behaved… However the view from the terrace across to Gazin, Evangile, La Conseillante and Petrus was too tempting, so I jumped on a bike for a ride through the vines. I was moving a lot slower than the many lycra-clad serious cyclists who whizzed past me, but I might just have…

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