Fresh perspectives from the men and women of Château Palmer about their work and the wines they produce. Stories of passion, curiosity and dedication… lessons of life.
Entrepreneur - Wine collector
American Dream. Born into a poor Kansas family, he’d distinguish himself in sales, and create a prosperous banking equipment company. An ever-evolving career with one constant – a love of wines, and one of the most renowned collections in the USA.
The estate hums with life, welcoming, hosting, entertaining. At the centre of it all… a Japanese chef. For the last three years, Seiji Nagayama has been there for every Palmer moment, serving a cuisine fit for a château.
Winning the title of best sommelier in France and in Europe, and vice-champion sommelier in the world has not changed Éric Beaumard. He remains a cheerful and frank go-getter unafraid to stick to his principles: finding wines that speak the truth.