Hein and Conny Deiters-Kommer, and their dogs Sushi and Soya, welcome you to Chateau Talaud, our dream in the Provence ...
Our objective by creating and constantly updating this page is, to share with our guests and with you, memorable positive events that occur in our almost daily life in and around Chateau Talaud and anywhere on the world.
Daily life at Chateau Talaud
Our guests preferred chilled summer drink
For a good start of your day in Provence we serve a copious continental breakfast with homemade jams, eggs, fresh juices, fruits, cheeses, Nespresso coffee, you will love it!
Our Big Green Egg BBQ making overtime Sharing many nice meals with our Guests and Friends.
Provence, the France’s vegetables garden, offers an immense range very tasty Veggies we use all the time for our dinners with our Guests
Provence is also know for its tapenades and pâtés our preferential cocktail biting that we share with our Guests.
After a nice scenic 4-wheel drive, a late sun downer on our "Secret" spot in the Dentelles Mountains overlooking the Provence, together with Conny's mother..
On a four wheel drive to our "secret" cocktail spot in the Dentelles Mountains
The grenache of Chateau Talaud 2007, suffered a bit from the summer heat, but made a good wine..
2007, the grenache grapes machine harvested...
The team of loyal friends and family of Chateau Talaud helping us each year again with the harvest. September 2007, the 10th harvest!!
At rest on the grounds of Château du Barroux
Our beloved Sushi, cocky and naughty but also very affective spent all her life at Château Talaud passed away in September 2018, we all miss her....
Our 'Brownie' or 'Lullo', charming and tender... , enjoyed very much the Provençal life, he passed away on june 4th ... we all miss him.
Wedding ceremonies at Chateau Talaud
Another iconic wedding in 2018 of a great couple Petra and Markus...
Big summer-garden party for Elodie and Frederico’s wedding
The nice table and tent-structure of Amy and Dan’s wedding, a Midsummer Night Dream-Wedding.
Elisabeth and Oury's wedding
the impressive group playing the night away on Elisabeth and Oury's wedding.
A wonderful picture of an American bride on the balcony of the Red Room (left) - the bridal couple, on the grounds of Château Talaud (right)
One of the private and intimate weddings at Chateau Talaud
Around our world
Conny on her bicycle in front of The Rijksmuseum in.....?
Amsterdam Netherlands our original hometown, where we spend some culture and quality time in winter and drive, of course, electric..
Our last visit to NYC experiencing this important symbol between The U.S.A. and France and the rest of the world...
The Deiters Family Alpine Club before a major hike in the Bernina Mountains
Conny at rest and posing on the Morteratsch Glacier, with the Bianco Grat in background
Hein and Conny with one of the most spectacular Swiss mountain ranges on the background . The Bernina Group of mountains.
Fund raising, Lamu Island Indian Ocean, Republic of Kenya
Our absolute Favorite Spot on Earth. Click to read more
Our absolute favourite place in Africa : The Elephant Orphanage Sanctuary of the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust www.sheldrickwildlifetrust.org
A young wild falcon, found in the bush of the Mara, with our Masaai friend Kwasie, regained his freedom, after observation..
Conny with a beautiful young falcon, used for
for the traditional arab sport "falcon hunting", on the soukh in Doha.
An adventurous trip through Ethiopia, visiting the religious orthodox North with its diversity on churches, and the tribal ethnic South with a.o. the Mursi Tribe. Followed by a visit to Addis Abeba, where invited by our friends in "The Showroom-Cafe " with excellent jazz and rasta music...
Conny and Hein in full Indian traditional clothes
The "inlaws" 70 years anniversary well enjoyed with a cultural visit in history...
Feeling small and young... with this amazing achievement in far away history...
Conny, enjoying a glass of white Spanish wine in the famous Tapas bar " la Ceppa" in San Sebastian, Basque Country, an absolute must to visit !!
Conny with her friend Dora Booij paying respect at the very impressive U.S. War-cemetery memorial Margraten in South-Limburg, the Netherlands
Hein with his good friend Dirk Kees Booij ( top-wine importer in the Netherlands) during a visit to the Apostelhoeve ( www.apostelhoeve.nl ) South Limburg, one of the oldest wineries in The Netherlands, Producing Elzas Type wines with Riesling, Auxerrois, Müller Thurgau en Pinot Gris type of grapes
Conny in an ecological bush tent (solar energy, biological 'drop'toilets, bucket shower) in the very green heart of Africa on the shores of Lake Tanganyika...
In the northern part of the Masai Mara at the rhinoceros sanctuary with ranger Kuanda
The conservation of this beautiful colossal animal is in our hands to protect it from poachers and extinction....
10 years Deiters Alpen Club, on our annual family hiking tour, this time in Santa Catarina, in the Italian Alps. Over 50 sportive family members, on our yearly hiking tour in the Italian Alps, sleeping in mountain huts and trekking up to 8 hours a day!!!
Conny showing the Chateau Talaud wine case
auctioned on the museum charity auction for over usd 1.000 !!
At the museum charity reception at the Greek Consulate in Boston (Ma) with our good friends David and Charlotte Thibodeau
Enjoying an afternoon on mv. "Missdeed" in Bar Harbour, Maine
Chateau Talaud impressions
An autumn-early morning impression on the grounds of Château Talaud
Some of Michael Davies superb images and impressions of Chateau Talaud
A Ben Anderson with friends wine tasting dinner with a very special bottle ... (picture by michael davies)
This very special bottle goes well with one of Conny's creative gourmet delights ...... (picture by michael davies)
Early morning impressions of the Chateau Talaud grounds (pictures by Pia van Spaendonck)