MAISON BERNARD IN BELGIUM
Europe's oldest luthier workshop
The Primum Familiae Vini are pleased to announce that a jury formed of one member of each of its twelve wine-making families has selected Maison Bernard in Brussels, Europe's oldest luthier workshop, as the winner of the €100,000 PFV Prize of 2021.
Maison Bernard is a world-renowned maker and repairer of violins and is managed by father and son Jan and Matthijs Strick, both famed for their extraordinary knowledge and craftsmanship. Maison Bernard has recently been entrusted with the repair of an almost priceless Stradivarius from 1732.