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A medieval village and vineyards in Piedmont

Wine tours and gourmet travel with BKWine autumn 2017: 2 new destinations, 2 classics | Press Release

BKWine Tours, a leading wine and gastronomy tour operator, has just launched the fall program for 2017. The fall season includes four destinations to France, Italy, and Portugal. Two new destinations are featured: Piedmont, with wine and truffles, and Alentejo in Portugal. On the program are also two great classics: Bordeaux and the Douro Valley. […]

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3 Classics: Champagne, Chablis and Burgundy | wine tour

Chablis wines are not like Chardonnay wines from anywhere else. Chablis is of course made with 100% Chardonnay but the wine taste more “Chablis” than Chardonnay. If any wine can be said to have a terroir-style, it is Chablis. It is difficult to imitate the crispy, fresh style of Chablis. Sometimes the acidity is quite […]

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Thousands of champagne bottles in the cellar

3 Classics: Champagne, Chablis and Burgundy | Wine Tour

Champagne is a drink that comes from the Champagne district. This is a given for many. But still there are people who call all wines with bubbles champagne and when they mean the French stuff from the Champagne region they say “real” champagne. Champagne is a protected trademark in many countries (all of the EU […]

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Flavorful World on our spring wine tours

We are always thrilled when our wine tours are picked up by a blog or any other media. This time we are glad to have been mentioned in the food blog Flavorful World. It is our two spring tours that caught the attention of Anthony Beal who authors the blog: to Bordeaux and to Champagne. […]

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A Champagne house along the Avenue de Champagne, Epernay

Champagne, a variety of flavours and characters | wine tour

Champagne has more and more competitors. The world-wide demand for sparkling wines is increasing but today Champagne has to struggle for attention amongst Prosecco, Cava and many other bubbly wines from different countries. But Champagne is still without a doubt the most interesting region for sparkling wines. Not least thanks to the large variety of […]

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RealBusiness: wine tours to “build a lifetime bond”

We are delighted to have been featured in RealBusiness. This on-line magazine “for ambitious SMEs” presented our wine and gourmet tours as a gift idea for companies wanting to develop better corporate relations. Here are some of the things they said: Business networking is often done over a beverage or two, so what better way […]

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Thousands of bottles in the cellar – FEATURE

Champagne goes with everything?

Is it possible to drink Champagne straight through an entire meal? Yes, it is! There is really nothing on the plate that you cannot combine with Champagne because there are so many different types of Champagnes. A powerful Champagne with concentration and ripeness can even be served with an entrecote. Some years back, when we […]

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Make someone happy this Christmas. Give a wine tour

Father Christmas has stocked up with plenty of nice wine tours in the Santa Claus bag this year, we hope. There is plenty to choose from; you might want to give the present to that very special one or perhaps just to yourself. You can for example gift wrap a specific one of our scheduled […]

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Two new spring wine tours 2017, to Champagne and to Bordeaux, with BKWine | Press Release

Two new wine tours are on the schedule for the spring tour season with BKWine. The tours on the spring program focus on two great classic French wine regions, Champagne in April and Bordeaux in May. Full details can be found on BKWineTours.com. Champagne, famous houses and innovative growers, takes the traveller around the wine […]

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Table ready for lunch and wine in Sancerre

3 Classics: Champagne, Burgundy / Sancerre, Chablis Wine Tour

The Three Classics Wine Tour: to Champagne, Chablis and Burgundy (or Sancerre) — We call this trip The Three Classic! It takes you to three of the most classic wine regions in France: Champagne, Chablis and Burgundy. And all this we fit in on an extended weekend, Wednesday to Sunday. This wine tour is for those […]

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Champagne Wine Tour

Champagne wine tour: luxury and gastronomy on the highest level — Nothing else in the world of wine brings out the festive feeling as champagne does. But on this wine tour we will discover that champagne is so much more than a drink just for celebrations. It is above all a very exclusive and delicious wine! […]

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Is Champagne always best?

Can you tell the difference between a champagne and other sparkling wines? We’ve had the question many times. It is not an easy question. Yes, often we do, but it depends on what kind of champagne it is and what kind of “other” sparkling wine. But it is admittedly hard to beat a really well-made […]

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Dry, Brut or Nature? Which Champagne do you like best? Choose your favourite on the tour!

Brut is the most common type of champagne today. That means “dry” but in reality there is usually a little sugar in the wine. There can be up to 12 grams per litre but between 6 and 9 is most common. Brut is the Champagne we all drink the most of, it is produced in […]

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A wrought-iron sign in a Champagne village

The bubbly wine tour to Champagne

Bubbly wines have a boom like never before. Fizzy wine from all over the world is selling like crazy, Prosecco, Franciacorta, cava, crémant etc. But at the top of the prestige pyramid you have of course Champagne. In France they champagne producers are hard at work as never before continuously improving the quality of their […]

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The cathedral in Reims

Champagne, the tour with real Champagne wine

Unfortunately most champagne is gulped down at festive occasions without the drinker giving much of a thought to the actual taste. That is a big mistake. Champagne is a top quality wine that is perfect for celebrations, yes, but that is also an excellent drink with food. Our wine tour to champagne  will show you […]

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Your glass of champagne is served

Get to know the ins and outs of Champagne

We have been working in Champagne for well over ten years, visiting vineyards and tasting some of the best champagnes. It is a region that can seem easy to understand, many of the famous wines are well-known brand names. But it is more complicated, and more fun, than that. The big names play an important […]

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Press release: New autumn wine tours from BKWine: Bordeaux, Champagne, Douro Valley

New autumn wine tours from BKWine: Bordeaux, Champagne, Douro Valley | Press Release BKWine has just launched the autumn / fall wine tour program. It features three very different tours: Bordeaux and also Champagne in France, and the Douro Valley in Portugal. The Champagne program is an entirely new destination on BKWine’s English language schedule. […]

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La Vinocave wine shop in Reims

Wine shops in Reims and Epernay in Champagne

The best place to buy champagne when visiting Champagne is of course at the wine growers’, and then preferably at one of the small independent producers who make grower’s champagne. They are typically more interesting, more individual and better value for money that the famous brands that come from the big and world-famous champagne houses. […]

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BKWine on TripAdvisor’s list of World’s Best Food Tours

“Miam, miam, experience the world with the world’s best food tours” It is not our head-line. It is taken from the Tripadvisor article where they have featured BKWine Tours. Well, we are certainly very pleased and honoured to have been featured as one of the companies on TripAdvisor’s list of “The World’s Best Food Tours”. […]

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UNESCO World Heritage Wine region #8: Champagne

I recently wrote about wine regions which are on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Here comes the next wine district. You do not travel to Champagne for the region’s spectacular scenery. For spectacular it is not. Rather, you find mildly rolling hills in this historic war-torn area. But it is partly deceptive. There are breath-takingly […]

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