Facilities and Services
The definition of fun can be described in numerous ways and La Verriere has many different forms of amusement for you to discover. By embracing the isolation and privacy here, alone with yourself and your loved ones, you are welcoming total control back into your world.
This is why great levels of hidden detail have been woven into La Verriere’s rich tapestry of experiences. The rooms, the vineyards, the gardens and the courtyards of this historical estate have all been meticulously designed to make it burden-free for you.
Be sure to leave yourself plenty of time to consider each room and its attributes. Visit the Grand Vaulted Hall; the Caveau and its rooftop; the Salle Verte with its grand piano; and the library, well-stocked with books in various languages.
To ease you into a state of total relaxation, without losing focus or connectivity, the following technological facilities are available through La Verriere, should you need them:
Mobile phone reception for major International & European networks. French networks: SFR and Bouygues other french carriers sporadic reception at best.
CNN, international sport channel and Canal+
Multi Region DVD players (PAL and NTSC)
Extra outlets (including outdoors) and international plug adaptors
On-site Crestron equipment and conferencing system with large screen projection available in Tasting Room by prior arrangement.
WiFi and Internet
La Verriere provides an opportunity to take time out from the outside world, but if you do need to get on-line, complimentary extensive high-speed Wi-Fi coverage is available around the property.
To ensure your stay is as carefree and easygoing as possible, each of the Bed and Breakfast rooms is enhanced with the following modern comforts:
Individually controlled air-conditioning
Natural alarm clock that simulates daylight and birdsong
Direct-dial digital phone line with private number and voicemail
safe deposit box
Flat screen TV (available on request when booking)
Radio/CD and iPod. Amazon Echo & Bluetooth iPhone speakers available upon request.
Digital radio (fibre optic-equivalent) Wi-Fi installed throughout the property, with satellite-download option
When hosting management conferences, off-site strategy meetings, and leadership seminars at La Verriere, technology needs to silently, seamlessly integrate into your calendar of activities. The Winery’s tasting room includes a spacious, air-conditioned conference space decorated with Medieval-meets-modern frescoes. It is fitted with the following tools:
WiFi and Ethernet for high-speed internet access
72” (183cm) Crestron-controlled large AV screen, can be used for presentations and videoconferencing via PC and MAC on platforms such as Skype, Zoom, Google HangOut etc
Surround-sound speaker system accessible by laptop
iPhone/Smartphones connectivity via bluetooth speakers
Conference-call equipment with “intelligent microphones”
Everything from the screens, to the lights, to the blinds governed by remote control.
Find out more about Corporate events at La Verriere.
In addition to the amenities on offer, the following services can be booked by chatting with the house manager or the butler:
Spa and massage treatments: gentle aromatherapy;
Swedish back rub; jet lag treatments
French language lessons
Laundry and dry cleaning (for an additional cost, unless renting the whole house
Tutored wine tastings
Beekeeping and olive farming crash courses
Live music performances
Cooking class with a master chef
Team building exercises
Hands-on training in the vineyard
Treasure or scavenger hunts
There is also a full concierge services to help with:
Agenda content for meetings and discussions
Extracurricular program planning
On-site and local excursions
Custom programs for partners and children
Tickets and advance bookings for local events
Enhanced seclusion, security and privacy
Staffing needs such as meeting facilitator; cultural advisor; regional wine expert; event supervisor; and technical support.