Chateau de Berne News

The “Berne News” is brought to you by the Chateau de Berne, the exclusive five star Relais and Chateaux hotel and spa located near Lorgues in the Var. With all the latest news from the vineyard and events taking place at the estate, its hotel and its two restaurants. 
The Château de Berne, five star hotel and vineyard, starred restautant, relais-château and spa, is located in the heart of the Var in Lorgues. This Friday, listen to the BerNews (Berne-News) at 7.38, 12.38  and 6.45pm on Riviera Radio to learn more about upcoming events and wine tours. Find out more at chateauberne.com.

6 September - Have you been dreaming about a chance to learn more about wine in a fun, upbeat and original atmosphere?  Then you’re in luck! The Ultimate Provence wine estate, or « UP », just opened in La Garde Freinet! This boutique-hotel, restaurant, roof-deck lounge and wine tasting bar delivers a delightfully unexpected experience of Provence. The restaurant & bar serve up a creative variety of tasty concoctions and the 140-seat outdoor lounge features events all Summer long.  Every Saturday evening, the terrace is the place to be, with DJ sets and live music : the perfect place to enjoy a glass of wine with an amazing sunset over the vines. And every Sunday from 11:30am to 3pm at Ultimate Provence, you can disconnect from the outside world while enjoying the smooth sounds of an electro-lounge brunch. The wine estate is open 7 day a week.

28 June - Have you been dreaming about a chance to learn more about wine in a fun, upbeat and original atmosphere?  Then you’re in luck! The Ultimate Provence wine estate, or « UP », just opened in La Garde Freinet! This boutique-hotel, restaurant, roof-deck lounge and wine tasting bar delivers a delightfully unexpected experience of Provence. The restaurant & bar serve up a creative variety of tasty concoctions and the 140-seat outdoor lounge features events all Summer long.  Every Saturday evening, the terrace is the place to be, with DJ sets and live music : the perfect place to enjoy a glass of wine with an amazing sunset over the vines. And every Sunday from 11:30am to 3pm at Ultimate Provence, you can disconnect from the outside world while enjoying the smooth sounds of an electro-lounge brunch. The wine estate is open 7 day a week.

14 June - Have you been dreaming about a chance to learn more about wine in a fun, upbeat and original atmosphere?  Then you’re in luck! The Ultimate Provence wine estate, or « UP », just opened in La Garde Freinet! This boutique-hotel, restaurant, roof-deck lounge and wine tasting bar delivers a delightfully unexpected experience of Provence. Open 7 days a week, the restaurant & bar serve up a creative variety of tasty concoctions and the 140-seat outdoor lounge features events all Summer long.  On June 15th, internationally known DJ duo “Zombies in Miami” will kick off the season of Saturday night DJ sets and live music. And every Sunday from 11:30am to 3pm at Ultimate Provence, you can disconnect from the outside world while enjoying the smooth sounds of an electro-lounge brunch. 

31 May - This summer come to the Jazz at Berne festival. Opening the event, will be a glamourous duo composed of pianist André Manoukian and singer China Moses. At the Bistrot de Berne, in the Jardin de Benjamin, service adapts to the pace of the concert and will finish before 9pm. You can also sample a glass of rosé and have a bite to eat by the stage, while listening to swing music. 

17 May - On Sunday the 19th May from 10am to 6pm, join our Classic Car day, a magnificent day bringing together an exceptional collection of classic cars and featuring some of the most emblematic automobiles from various eras. There are also bakery classes in the cooking school where you can learn about the secrets of our top baker. 

3 May -  On Sunday the 5th May, from 10am to 6pm, join our Food Truck Festival Event, a 1-day gastronomic world in the estate grounds. There will be live music, raffles, entertainment for children and a Best Food Truck contest. Enjoy a special menu at the Bistro restaurant. Entrance is free. Another highlight is on May 12th, with the Star Brunch at the Jardin de Benjamin, the Michelin star restaurant. 

19 April - On Sunday, the 21st of April, join our Easter Fair event, featuring a chocolate workshop, children's games, tasting, an Easter Egg hunt and Easter menu at Le Bistrot and Le Jardin de Benjamin. Another highlight is the Arts & Crafts Market on Sunday the 28th of April with unique creations by local designers with the Etsy Team and plenty of fun as always!

5 April -  On Sunday, the 7th of April, join the star brunch at ""Le Jardin de Benjamin"", the Michelin star restaurant. Chef Benjamin Collombat opens the doors of his kitchen for a gourmet buffet with fresh, local ingredients, carefully selected for this exceptional brunch. Another highlight is at our cooking school on Sunday, the 14th of April with a special Macaroon class. In a relaxed and friendly atmosphere, you will learn everything about the secrets of our Pastry Chef.

22 March - On Sunday, March the 24th, join the music festival. Pop, boogie and blues repertoire, blues-rock, a new musical event welcoming 3 talented artists who will surprise you ! On March the 31st enjoy the new vintage wine fair: a festive and gourmet line-up for food, wine and Provence lovers alike.

8 March - On Sunday March 10th, join the star brunch at "Le Jardin de Benjamin", the Michelin star restaurant.