Domaine la Garrigue

Company: S.C.E.A  A. Bernard et Fils.
Bernard and Combe families
325, Chemin Novaeu de la Garrigue 84190 Vacqueyras
Tel. +33 490 658 460
Direct sale: Monday - Saturday 8.00-12.00 and 14.00-17.00


Since 1850 has been in the same family's ownership. The brothers Maxime and Pierre Bernard were 5th generation on the property, but today the 6th generation has taken over.
The sister of Maxime and Pierre, Martine Combe, is officially Gerant in 2018. Martine's daughter Virgine Combe (responsible for wine making) and Maxime's two sons David and Simon are all working
at the domain.

Maxime, David and Pierre Bernard - August 2008

In 2008, you could meet these 3 people on the domain.
Maxime was then
the "boss". His daughter, Agnes, also worked on the domain - taking care of accounts, but was not present. Maxime was for 14 years - until 2016 - president of the syndicate in Vacqueyras. His sister Martine, married Combe with the owner of Chapelle Saint Joseph in Vacqueyras. A wine from this domain could be purchased at Domaine de la Garrigue.
Maxime's son
David had already worked at the domain for some years.
Pierre Bernard owned the famous hotel / restarant Les Florets in Gigondas,
Today run by his son Thierry Bernard.

Currently (November 2017) Maxime's sister Martine Combe is officially responsible for the Domaine de la Garrigue according to the company registry
Her daughter Virginie Combe is in charge of the wine making, and
Maxime's sons Simon and David both work at the domain.
The domain
covers 83 ha mostly situated in Vacqueyras: Vacqueyras 59.1 ha, Gigondas 3.1 ha, Cotes du Rhone 11.5 ha, Beaumes de Venise 1.3 ha and IGP 8 ha.

The grapes for reds are mostly not de
-stemmed and vinication and maturing takes place in steel or cement tanks.


2015: 80% Grenache, 15% Syrah and 5% Cinsault.

2015: 80% Grenache, 10% Syrah, 5% Mourvèdre and  5% Cinsault.

Vacqueyras Cuvée de l'Hostellerie 
2014: 75% Grenache and 25% Syrah.

Vacqueyras La Cantarelle 
2014: 80% Grenache (up to 80-100-years-old) and 20% Syrah.

Vacqueyras Blanc 
2016: 60% Clairette and 40% Grenache Blanc

2016: Grenache, Cinsault and Mourvedre. Saignée

Beaumes de Venise 
2015: 80% Grenache, 15% Syrah and 5% Mourvedre.

Cotes du Rhone 
2016: 80% Grenache, 15% Syrah and 5% Cinsault.

Cotes du Rhone Cuvée Romaine
2015: 50% Grenache and 50% Syrah.  

 Simon Bernard at Decouvertes in Avignon 2013

Virgine Combe. Fete des Vins Vaqueyras 2017

David Bernard at Fete des Vins July 2018

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Updated 05-03-2021