Domaine La Ligière

Elizabeth and Philippe Bernard
1385, Chemin des Seyrels 84190 Beaumes de Venise
Direct sale: Yes
Tel.: +33 490 629 800  /  +33 616 743 725


The Bernard family has been present on the property since 1896. The fields have had changing main crops from mulberry trees (silkworms) over the nursery, pépinière, developed by the grandfather and the father of Philippe, to actual wine production - made possible by the purchase of 17 ha of vineyards in 1997 mainly in Vacqueyras.
Philippe Bernard took over the property from his parents in 2008. He finished his wine education BTS at the wine school in Beaune in 1999 and then worked at domains in Burgundy and in Rhone. 
Hans first vintage with the name Ligière was 2008 Vacqueyras and for wines from other appellations vintage 2010 when a new cellar had been established.

The domain covers a total of 22,5 ha of vineyards, 0,5 ha Gigondas, 18,5 ha Vacqueyras, 2 ha Beaumes de Venise and 1,5 ha Muscat de Beaumes de Venise.
The vineyards of Vacqueyras has been certified agriculture biologique since 2011 / 2012.


Gigondas Les Bergines
2017: 70% Grenache, 30% Mourvedre.
Partly aged in barrels

Vacqueyras Mourre de la Caille
2017: 70% Grenache, 20% Syrah, 10% Mourvedre. 

Vacqueyras Fumitarde
2016: 70% Grenache, 30% Syrah.

Vacqueyras Cuvée Point G 
2015: 80% Grenache, 15% Syrah, 5% Mourvedre. Aged im barriques for 3-5 months

Vacqueyras Blanc Le Chemin Blanc
2017: 45% Clairette, 30% Roussanne, 15% Grenache Blanc, 10% Viognier. Gæres og lagres i barriques.

Vacqueyras Rose La Ligiere Rosé
2018: 50% Grenache, 50% Mourvedre. 
Grenache press direct

Beaumes de Venise Les Garennes 
2018: 60% Grenache, 40% Syrah. 

Muscat de Beaumes de Venise
2017: 100% Muscat Petit Grain.

Cotes du Rhone Les Capelles 
2017: 70% Grenache, 20% Syrah, 10% Mourvedre..

Cotes du Rhone Les Costebelles.
2017: 70% Grenache, 30% Syrah. 

IGP Méditeranné Sud absolu
2017: 50% Syrah, 50% Carignan

IGP Méditeranné Blanc Sud absolu
2018: 100% Muscat Petit Grain. Sec

IGP Méditeranné Rosé Sud absolu
2018. 95% Carignan, 5% Muscat Petit Grain.

Philippe Bernard at Decouvertes in Avignon March 2013

Elizabeth Bernard Fete de Vin in Vacqueyras 2018
She left her job as a lawyer to be a full time supporter of her husband.

 Some appartments are for rent at the domain.

Bernard family: Philippe, Elizabeth, Liliane and Jacques Bernard. Jacques Bernard is the président of AOP Vacqueyras. Photo belongs to the domain

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Updated 05-03-2021