The owners later stopped selling groceries to offer refreshments only as the second version of this ghost sign implies. The original sign included drawings of a bunch of grapes and a vine leaf in the bottom left and right corners.
As for the name of the owners of this refreshment room, a comedy writer could not have found a better one: Verdeau. In French it is pronounced exactly as 'verre d'eau,' or 'glass of water.'
Location: Cours Georges Clémenceau, Saint-André-de-Cubzac, Gironde / Pictures taken in May 2012