Product information

Do I receive a discount if I pick up my wines?
You can indicate with your order if you want to pick up your wines. If you choose this, you will see that in almost all cases* a 10% discount is automatically applied to your order. An additional advantage is that where possible, we will also deliver...
Is your bottle corked?
Wine is a natural product that 'lives' and it is, therefore, possible that the quality deviates at any time. We will do our utmost to find a good solution, so please contact us immediately. The problem with cork or TCA is that the cause...
How can I choose a wine that fits my flavor preference out of the huge assortment?
We have categorised our wines in so-called tasting profiles; see it as a DNA profile of the wine in which we classify the wine in elements such as flowery, fruity, wood-aged, tannines, and more — a total of 27 elements with which we filter the DNA profile...
Should bottles be stored lying or standing?
A lot has been written about this and fortunately recent scientific research has also been done because there are too many myths and there is a kind of general thinking that bottles should be lying around. Research shows that there is no appreciable ...
How long can a wine or sherry be opened for?
There is not one answer to how long a wine can remain open. An opened bottle of wine comes into contact with oxygen and this oxidizes the wine. The result: a vinegar-like smell and taste. And the more wine is out of the bottle, the faster this process...
What are Wine Spectator points?
The Wine Spectator magazine has been read by over 3 million people around the world. The digital publications, apps, and events extend this global reach to more than 6 million wine enthusiasts. Wine Spectator's tasting staff consists of 15 professional...
What are Parker Points?
Robert M. Parker, Jr. (Baltimore, Maryland, July 23, 1947) is an influential wine journalist from the United States of America. Parker studied history and law at the University of Maryland. He worked as a lawyer until 1984, before devoting himself entirely...
Which reviews are listed?
We will show the reviews of the Wine Advocate, James Suckling, Wine Spectator, Gamberro Rosso, and Peñin when available. By clicking on the icon/logo next to the wine, you will see the entire assessment of the wine. Most ratings are based on a system...
What is the meaning of the drinking window advice
We indicate the drinking window of a wine. The date from which you can best drink the wine and until when. This advice is based on input from experts such as Parker, Suckling, and the wine companies in their technical sheets. We also incorporate our ...
The assessment of wine is from a different vintage. Why?
Not every vintage of a wine is evaluated by well-known wine judges such as Parker and James Suckling. In most cases, it is only done every few years. We state the assessment for you to read exactly which year the relevant evaluation is from. However, ...
How can we be sure we are not buying fake bottles?
In recent years there have been multiple "fakes" on the market of the established top houses from France, Italy, and Spain, among others. There is much more Petrus, Tignanello, Ornellaia, and Vega Sicilia on the market than has ever been made, to name...
What are the different sizes of wine?
Most wine is in a standard 0.75-liter bottle, but that is not always the case. Especially Champagne is bottled in different sizes. Others (especially red wine) are also available in bottles with different volumes. We have made a list of the most important...
What do the points mean at; James Suckling, Parker, Winespectator and Penin?
Most wine evaluators use a model in which the wines are classified on a 100-point scale. Wines with more than 90 points are the A wines. * 96-100, extraordinary wines
* 90-95, excellent wines
* 80-89, above-average to very good wines
* 70-79...
Kan ik een beoordeling achterlaten over een wijn?
U kunt over een wijn een review achterlaten. Dit wordt door ons en onze klanten zeer gewaardeerd. Wij tonen zelf, daar waar beschikbaar, de meeste recente reviews van de wijn-ciritici zoals Parker, Suckling, Vinous en Wine Spectator maar natuurlijk is...
Ik vind de wijn niet overeenkomen met de beschrijving op Grandcruwijnen
Het kan voorkomen dat de smaak van een wijn niet (helemaal) overeenkomt met de beschrijving oponze website of in een recensie. Grandcruwijnen staat bekend om zijn uitgebreide informatie en wij trachten de subjectieve waarnemingen zo objectief mogelijk...