What a Bourgogne wine ?

Chez Greg suggests you to discover this splendid wine-producing region History Bourgogne is a historic vineyard, one of the oldest in France, shaped in the Middle Ages by monks. If it occupies only 3 % of lands planted in France, it is the richest in labels of origin. Pinot noir and Chardonnay reign in masters…

Agreement dishes and wines

Chez Greg recommends you some associations with food available in our stores A fish or seafoods go well with : We shall prefer dry and mineral white wines which get married well to the fish, red wine give it a metallic taste. A Chablis (Bourgogne wine), a sylvaner (wine of Alsace) should do it. And…

Music festival and wine: a perfect harmony

On the occasion of the music festival in France June 21st, Chez Greg recommends you some associations with music: When we taste wine, naturally used senses are the view, sense of smell and taste. But for several years, studies demonstrated influence of the hearing on tasting of wine: our perception would depend on music which…

How to serve wine ?

Chez greg gives you some advice to serve perfectly your wine Temperature It is necessary to serve syrupy wines and champagnes towards 8°C. Then, structured or ample white wines, as Grands Bourgogne must be served as 10 to 12°C. Fresh red wines, as Beaujolais or Gamay are intended to be served between 12 and 15°C….

Father’s Day

Father’s Day arrives on this June 17th, 2018, and it’s never obvious to find the ideal gift. Wine turns out to be a sensible choice but how to make a choice as high as him desires? What bottles of Grand Crus and which wines vintage to choose to be sure to please your father? Here…

How to choose wine?

Four small advice from Chez Greg : Importance of the vintage wine: The vintage of wine is very important indicator concerning the quality of a wine. It correspond to the crop year of the grape which served to make it. Every year is not alike! The weather conditions vary and can influence the quality of…

Where and how to buy some wine?

You can find some wine in several places which are : At cellarman : Cellarman remains for the city-dweller the main intermediary between producer and consumer. Chez Greg possess a certificate to answer at best your expectations. We distinguish ourselves by our availability, our love and knowledge of wine. We regularly go in vineyards or in…

How to identify a wine ?

In Europe, any wine has a label indicating its geographical origin, which protects origin from it and typicality. This system was developed in France in the first half of the XXth century and taken back in its major principles by several countries. French AOC In France, there are more than 470 protected designations of origin….

How to keep wine?

Some good tips from Chez Greg, not only for French wines!! Temperature: a constant freshness The wine must be kept for a temperature between 10 and 12°C ideally. Otherwise it will age prematurely and badly (Losing its color and freshness of its aromas). But it’s mainly brutal fluctuations in temperature that it’s necessary to avoid…

Mother’s Days

Women are generally more sensitive to elegant smells. It is then necessary to favor wines for their aromas and their light perfumes, with some light and syrupy flavors in the palate. Even if more and more women begin to appreciate tannic and rustic red wines, majority prefer constructed and delicate wines. Here are some recommendations…