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The Balkans
The Balkans
The art exhibition, at Château Palmer, opens this year with The Balkans series by the photographer Antoine Vincens de Tapol. This exhibition can be seen from 9 January 2016 to 22 April 2016 at the Estate.Born in Cognac, France, in 1978, Antoine Vincens de Tapol lives and works in Paris. Qualified...
Top of pageChâteau Palmer, 15/01/2016
Pruning and the lunar cycle
Pruning and the lunar cycle
December 2015 - winter has started to settle in. Whilst the temperatures are reducing and nature is slowly going to sleep, the important job of pruning has started.During this task, mainly carried out in winter, we believe that the position of the moon could have an impact on the vine. To this...
Top of pageChâteau Palmer, 18/12/2015
A bit of chemistry
A bit of chemistry
November 2015 - Chemistry (n.): The branch of science concerned with the substances of which matter is composed, the investigation of their properties and reactions, and the use of such reactions to form new substances. (source : Oxford) Understanding and monitoring the chemical process are...
Top of pageChâteau Palmer, 24/11/2015
Raising the curtain on the 2015 vintage
Raising the curtain on the 2015 vintage
October 2015 - Autumn has arrived. The temperatures are dropping and the vines are changing to warmer autumnal colours: red, ruby, purple, orange... the grape picking for the 2015 vintage is over.Over the past three weeks of harvesting, the Estate was transformed into a large scene, not...
Top of pageChâteau Palmer, 22/10/2015
A promising summer for the 2015 vintage
A promising summer for the 2015 vintage
September 2015 - The summer is coming to a close, the temperatures are slowly dropping, the autumn light is filling the once summer sky. We are left with memories of a lovely summer in the Margaux appellation, especially the month of July.July 2015 was a particularly hot and dry month. The average...
Top of pageChâteau Palmer, 15/09/2015
Infinitely blue
Infinitely blue
September 2015 - The sun is still shining in the Medoc. The colours are vibrant and the contrast between the blue of the sky and the green of the vines is striking. Looking closer, another shade of blue is hidden under the vine leaves. A deeper, darker, more intense blue. The grapes are almost...
Top of pageChâteau Palmer, 10/09/2015
The Artothèque les arts au mur exhibition at Château Palmer
Summer between Chateau Palmer and Arcachon
Summer between Chateau Palmer and Arcachon
The summer is well underway. The sun is shining in the Medoc, the temperatures are rising... While the branches reach for the sky and the grapes get rounder by the day, the wine growers continue their daily tasks, to ensure that the vines produce the best grapes possible. At the weekend, our wine...
Top of pageChâteau Palmer, 09/07/2015
Revelation of a fine wine
Revelation of a fine wine
A fine wine is produced through a series of stages, renewed year after year, requiring know-how, rigueur, patience... and passion. Beyond the numerous techniques and procedures required, improvisation plays a large part in the creation of a fine wine. The cellar workers use their fundamental...
Top of pageChâteau Palmer, 02/07/2015
The benefits of herb teas on the vineyard
The benefits of herb teas on the vineyard
Over the past week, the risk of mildew contamination has been high. Partly due to the varying temperatures, oscillating from 6°C in to the morning to 23°C in the afternoon, and to significant rainfall (around 2mm every 3 days), perfect conditions to set off cryptogamic contamination. It is...
Top of pageChâteau Palmer, 03/06/2015
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