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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
Assemblage, that magical word...
Assemblage, that magical word...
Assemblage is a magical word that describes the action of uniting and reuniting different elements in order to polish a work of art.  Initially, in the world of wine, producers resorted to blending their wines in order to diminish the consequences of difficult weather conditions.  Today...
Top of pageChâteau Palmer, 18/03/2014
Winter, the challenge of pruning
Winter, the challenge of pruning
As every year, from November to March, the vine enters a period of winter rest that coincides with the season for pruning. Our vineyard teams have already begun to prepare for the 2014 vintage. The vine is a creeper that tries to stretch itself towards the light, while producing quite a...
Top of pageChâteau Palmer, 15/02/2014
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
Kitchen Secrets #7 - Yule log with Mexican chocolate, apple-pear center with allspice and vanilla cream
Kitchen Secrets #7 - Yule log with Mexican chocolate, apple-pear center with allspice and vanilla cream
Recipe serves 8 peopleChocolate mousse:250g dark chocolate (75% cacao)1/2L heavy whipping cream Apple-pear center:2 Fuji apples2 Cornice pears50g butter1/2 coffee spoon of allspice50g of brown sugar Vanilla cream:5 yolks67g superfine sugar1/3 liter of cream 1/2 vanilla bean12 finger cookiesCream of...
Top of pageChâteau Palmer, 24/12/2013
Kitchen Secrets #6 - Rabbit and Foie Gras Tournedos, Simmered Forgotten Vegetables, Red Wine Sauce
Kitchen Secrets #6 - Rabbit and Foie Gras Tournedos, Simmered Forgotten Vegetables, Red Wine Sauce
Recipe serving 4:Ingredients:2 deboned rabbit saddles 8 very thin slices of bacon 4 escallops 20g of foie gras1L of veal bouillon75cl red wine150g purple carrots150g yellow carrots150g small golden turnips150g sweet onions150g oyster mushrooms4 soupspoons of olive oil2 soupspoons of...
Top of pageChâteau Palmer, 23/12/2013
Kitchen Secrets #5 - Roasted Scallops, Cep Ravioli and Mushroom Sauce
Kitchen Secrets #5 - Roasted Scallops, Cep Ravioli and Mushroom Sauce
Recipe serving 4: Ingredients:12 fresh scallops300g of fresh ceps or 180g of canned ceps3 grey shallots8 thin slices of lomo ham 12 Chinese ravioli sheets5 soupspoons of olive oil 10cl of water1 soupspoon of heavy cream100g of chestnut button mushrooms100g of Shitake mushrooms1 soupspoon of chopped...
Top of pageChâteau Palmer, 20/12/2013
A harvest insight
A harvest insight
Understanding Palmer without actually picking the grapes.. harvest is both an outcome and a birth. An outcome, as it is the result of the effort of the vineyard worker, and the end of a cycle. As the seasons go by, the workers have guided and controlled the development of the vine with one...
Top of pageChâteau Palmer, 18/10/2013
Controlling the 2013 barrels with our hands and our eyes
Controlling the 2013 barrels with our hands and our eyes
The winery team is currently receiving the shipment of new barrels from the various coopers that supply us.  After a detailed quality control check, barrel-by-barrel, they will be used to age and sublime the 2013 vintage once past the initial winemaking process.The exteriorWhile observing the...
Top of pageChâteau Palmer, 26/09/2013
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
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