Wine making

Vinification is adapted to the variety of wine we are looking for : red, white, rosé, dry or sweet, sparkling or still. But time is also key : sometimes less than two months for a fresh red wine, until two years and more for wines which are raised in oak barrels. A cellar master is in charge…

What a Bordeaux wine ?

World-renowned, Bordeaux wines are the largest vineyard and one of the most prestigious in France.  Even if most of the wines are red ones, it gives out all types of wines, and Chez Greg is ready to advise you in your choices. History  This vineyard is located in Gironde. It appeared in the 1st century…

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….