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1814-2014, 200 years later, Palmer's history is still being written...
1814-2014, 200 years later, Palmer's history is still being written...
France, 1814... The Napoleonic period was coming to a close. Charles Palmer, at the time aide-de-camp in the British army to the Prince of Wales, was 37 when he boarded a coach that would take him from Lyon to Paris.  It was journey that would forever change his destiny and alter the history...
Top of pageChâteau Palmer, 16/06/2014
The exposition
The exposition "From Earth to earth" at Palmer: "A philosophical vegetable garden"
Born in Cleves, Germany, on the banks of the Rhine, Barbara Schroeder now lives in the Gironde region.  A recognized and well-known visual artist, her works of art travel between Paris and Seoul, and are often exposed in Bordeaux at the gallery Le Troisième Œil.  Her...
Top of pageChâteau Palmer, 04/04/2014
2014, a horse on a journey...
2014, a horse on a journey...
According to the Chinese lunar calendar, on Thursday the 30th of January 2014, we began a new year under the sign of the Horse.  Horse, pronounced, "Ma" in Chinese, represents exceptional qualities such as loyalty, elegance and an artistic calling.The Chinese language contains many...
Top of pageChâteau Palmer, 10/02/2014
Tradition and modernity in the Sinopia East Asia Fine Arts Collection
Tradition and modernity in the Sinopia East Asia Fine Arts Collection
The decoration of our tasting room has been changed to host our 5th exposition. After the photographs of Mart Engelen, we make room for contemporary art. Seven Chinese artists will be featured. Their artwork is the result of an experimental art expressed fearlessly and revealing an uncommonly...
Top of pageChâteau Palmer, 20/09/2013
From a chance encounter to an exposition
From a chance encounter to an exposition
Born in Holland, Mart Engelen feels at home in France and finds inspiration from French Humanism and the esthetic of 'films noirs'.  He sees art as a form of recording "the world that surrounds us".His passion for black and white photography gave birth to the biannual #59 Magazine of which he...
Top of pageChâteau Palmer, 01/07/2013
May 22nd, Saint Emile - Emile Pereire (1800-1875)
May 22nd, Saint Emile - Emile Pereire (1800-1875)
May 22nd, Saint Emile... An opportunity for us to take a look at the man who, along with his brother Isaac, actively participated in the development and the renown of Château Palmer.A successful entrepreneur, this self-made man was a key player in the economic growth of the nineteenth...
Top of pageChâteau Palmer, 22/05/2013
A new room of inspired strokes
A new room of inspired strokes
Julien Drevelle, painter, exposes his paintings this spring in our tasting room. The Drevelle style?  Blending, gluing, drawing.  He masters or lets himself be mastered by bright colors or intense black. Julien doesn't paint, he creates. A connection between art and wine, this room of...
Top of pageChâteau Palmer, 14/03/2013
Enrico Bernardo gives his interpretation of Château Palmer's vintages
Enrico Bernardo gives his interpretation of Château Palmer's vintages
Born in Italy, Enrico Bernardo was named the World's Best Sommelier in 2004. At only 27 years old, he became the youngest Sommelier in the contest's history. Enrico tasted vintages of Château Palmer from 1961 to 2009 during two vertical tastings : on October 27th, 2011 at the...
Top of pageChâteau Palmer, 29/10/2012
Château Palmer gets involved with the Bergonié Institute
Château Palmer gets involved with the Bergonié Institute
Last wednesday we received the Bergonié Institute, a regional center of Lutte Contre le Cancer for Bordeaux and the Southwest.In 2012, Château Palmer decided to sell a portion of the production of the 2010 vintage Vin Blanc de Palmer to benefit the Bergonié Institute.Maison Sichel acquired this...
Top of pageChâteau Palmer, 20/04/2012
2011 En Primeur Campaign at Château Palmer
2011 En Primeur Campaign at Château Palmer
After revealing the 2011 vintage at the Hear Palmer 2011 Jazz Concert with a unique kind of tasting notes, it is now time to unveil the 2011 vintage of Château Palmer and Alter Ego to wine trade professionals.Beginning on Monday, Château Palmer will welcome more than 1,000 wine trade...
Top of pageChâteau Palmer, 30/03/2012
An AIR of Palmer
An AIR of Palmer
A musical rendition of the 2011 vintageOn 23 March 2012, the AIR trio, consisting of the pianist Giovanni Mirabassi, the trumpeter Flavio Boltro, and the trombonist Glenn Ferris, will interpret the 2011 vintage. Full of sensations, words, and emotions, this trio will go on to interpret the essence...
Top of pageChâteau Palmer, 21/03/2012
Two days in Prague
Château Palmer participated in the Audience, Grand Cru Classé tasting on February 9th and 10th at the Prague Castle.  For the eighth consecutive year, the company Merlot d'Or and its president Zlatco Mika, organized a tasting of the most recently bottled vintage, in partnership with...
Top of pageChâteau Palmer, 16/02/2012
Music on my mind...
25 March 2011 - 13:50. A musical score lying on a table at La Gare Gourmande restaurant, a few kilometres from Margaux. Yaron Herman has just written the final bars of the piece he will be playing with Michel Portal in a few hours' time. 
Their music has been inspired by everything the artists...
Top of pageChâteau Palmer, 15/04/2011
Jazz à Palmer
In March 2010, the jazz pianist Jacky Terrasson improvised on the theme of the 2009 vintage at a private concert. This was simply amazing.  In 2011, a few days before the start of the en primeur campaign, we have decided to celebrate the 2010 vintage in music, and we are very pleased to...
Top of pageChâteau Palmer, 18/03/2011
Peak véraison for the 2010 growing season
We have had beautiful, dry, sunny weather since mid-June and, after three rather demanding vintages, are delighted with the very low level of fungal disease. In fact, the last real rainy spell goes back to the 15th and 16th of June, after the Merlot had finished...
Top of pageChâteau Palmer, 05/08/2010
The clusters are beginning to tighten
After excellent weather in early June, a week of cold and rain in the middle of the month interfered with the end of flowering and the beginning of fruit set. Incomplete fertilisation in some Merlot vines led to millerandage, although it is difficult at this time to evaluate the consequences on the...
Top of pageChâteau Palmer, 05/07/2010
Hear Palmer 2009
Jacky Terrasson gave an exceptional concert at the Château on Tuesday, March 23rd. Only hours before launching Futures 2009, with more than a thousand professionals coming to the Château for tastings, Jacky gave us a masterly interpretation of the 2009 vintage of both Château Palmer and Alter...
Top of pageChâteau Palmer, 29/03/2010
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