Sardinia, food and landscape

We are ready, next Saturday we’ll challenge the Supramonte range, and we’ll need lots of energy. Food, an essential part of the landscape. We’ve always said that: to us, bike isn’t just a sport challenge, but it’s also discover of an area. And food production shapes continuously the landscape, you’ll notice it while crossing the […]

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Sardinian wines for dummies – Part 2, Red wines.

Grapes from Sardinia

Growing quality Up to few decades ago, sardinian wines were use to blend softer nothern italian ones. Then some local producer start improving vinification techniques, creating very elegant wines. 2015 has been a great year for our winemakers, able to receive many important prices. As for the withes, I’ll tell about the better known wines, […]

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Sardinian wines for dummies – Part 1, White Wines

wine in wooden barrels from Sardinia

This short journey want to tell about the most known sardinian wines and grapes, some you may don’t know that well and some you’d like to discover. To each wine I suggest an easy to find bottle with a good value for money. I’m not a sommelier, neither a super expert, I just love wine […]

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Calvi to Porto – The Mediterranean Ride

Corsica - Torre Porto

Cycling through all shades of Granite Calvi coastline As soon as we leave Calvi we are along a stunning coastal road backed up by white and pink huge granite boulders. Below us small coves where sailing boats look like floating on a turquoise sea. After ten km we are tempted to climb to the Montserrat […]

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Saint Florent to Calvi – The Mediterranean Ride

Typical banner from Corsica

From the silence of the desert to the fascinating Calvi The Agriates desert As soon as you leave Saint Florent there’s the Silence. A 16000 square hectares desert just for us and our breath, calm and at a pace along this very gradual climb. Granite and Maquis, the Corsican shrub, design and give a distinctive […]

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