Chêne Services

Chêne Services offers innovative technical services and technological equipment to assist its clients in controlling vinification and the ageing of wines.

Chêne Services tools

Chêne Services relies on the R&D expertise of Chêne & Cie in key areas such as the management of oxidative phenomena in wines and hygiene control in wine cellars. This synergy has resulted in the development of a range of exclusive technical solutions, most of which have been patented.


Oxidative phenomena and oxygen transfers in wines

  • ChênOX® is a tool for measuring dissolved oxygen inside a barrel without opening the bung (FR31081 patent). The ChênOX® platform received a mention in the Vinitech 2018 Innovation Awards.
  • CaOX® is an innovative tool for measuring the antioxidant capacity of wines (FR1361871 patent)
  • TeOX is a test for evaluating the oxidability of wines

Hygiene control in cellars

  • ContacT® is used to monitor the hygiene of wooden barrels and tanks (32191FR patent)
  • UV-T is a device for the disinfection of barrels

The services offered by Chêne Services

Chêne Services assists its clients in addressing their field issues thanks to the expertise of its technical team and the relevant use of its innovative solutions, in synergy with the companies of Chêne & Cie. It provides a range of innovative technical and analytical services meeting current challenges in the sector, relating more particularly to the control of wine ageing:


Analytical services

  • Innovative electrochemical measurements
  • Microbiology: barrels & tanks and cellar environments

Technical services

  • Monitoring of dissolved oxygen during ageing
  • Mapping of ageing cellars
  • Hygiene of wooden barrels and tanks
  • Maintenance of wooden barrels and tanks
  • Support and advice for the design of new cellars

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