Tour de France by the Glass 2016 – Stage Four Saumur to Limoges

The Race Monday the riders take on the longest stage of this year’s tour, making their way from Saumur in the Loire Valley, to Limoges.  There won’t be much to interest the climbers today, as there is only one King of the Mountains point up for grabs.  And given that most of the course is flat, the sprinters will have their eyes trained on the … Continue reading Tour de France by the Glass 2016 – Stage Four Saumur to Limoges

Tour de France by the Glass 2016 – Stage Three Granville to Angers

History Our departure point Monday is Granville, also known as the Monaco of the North, due in no small part to its majestic harbor.  It is also the shell-fish capital of France, netting approximately 8.5 million tons of the delicious critters each year.  In fact, Granville natives love the local seafood so much that they have devoted an entire day to its celebration: Toute La Mer … Continue reading Tour de France by the Glass 2016 – Stage Three Granville to Angers