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Ntsiki Biyela, winemaker in Stellenbosch, South Africa

A south African pioneer relaunches, Ntsiki Biyela’s Aslina

It is not that much of an exaggeration to say that Ntsiki Biyela is a South African winemaking legend. She was the first female black winemaker and has been featured for example on CNN and on Forbes (and on BKWine Magazine previously). After many years as winemaker at Stellekaya in Stellenbosch Ntsiki Biyela has now […]

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Vineyards and mountains in Stellenbosch

South Africa, amazing wines with quality and ambition | wine tour

In the mid-1990s the export market opened up for South Africa. And since then we have not stopped drinking their wines. South African wine has changed a lot during these 20 years. Some associate South Africa with simple, well-made wines. These wines, often shipped in bulk to different countries, make up quite a big part […]

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A winery in Franschhoek in Cape Dutch style

South Africa, wine, gastronomy and nature – an unbeatable combination | wine tour

We have now also published our program for South Africa 2018. The tour starts at the end of February, when it is still summer in South Africa. The harvest has just begun and there will be lots of activities going on, both in the cellars and in the vineyards. We start the tour in Cape […]

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South Africa, February 23 – March 5, 2018

South Africa, February 23 – March 5, 2018

Wine Tour to South Africa: Stellenbosch, Franschhoek and more! Meet the ambitious and talented winemakers with us — In the last twenty years South African wine country has gone through a revolution. Today South Africa is a major producer of quality wines. The new generation winemakers have increased the quality dramatically. There is a lot […]

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By the sea near Cape Town

South Africa, Golf Experience Add-on, February 19-24, 2018

“Trail of Champions“: Four Days with the Best of Cape Golfing — For a golfer South Africa is a perfect destination. It has world-class golf courses located in breathtakingly beautiful landscapes. Climate is warm but generally not exceedingly hot, not even in summer. The sea is never far away in Cape golf country. And it […]

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Explore South Africa’s many wine regions on the wine tour

South Africa’s vineyards cover an area of just over 100,000 hectares (a little less than Bordeaux). The production is around 10 million hectolitres, which means that the country ends up as number seven in the world in terms of wine production. The acreage has been stable in recent years. What has changed is that more […]

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South African wines, a success story worth a voyage

It is only 20 years since we started drinking South African wines. But now we take them for granted. The quality of the cheap wines is reliable. And the more ambitious wines become more and more interesting. This we have noticed since coming here for the first time in 2010. More and more producers are […]

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De Zalze Golf Club

Four fantastic golfing days to add to your wine tour to South Africa

If you are a passionate golfer you should take the opportunity to enjoy a few days on the course when you come to South Africa. Now you have the possibility to add four days of golf as an add-on to our wine tour of South Africa. You will play on four different top-quality golf courses […]

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The beach at Camps Bay in Cape Town

Top quality wines, wine entrepreneurs and beautiful landscapes, the wine tour to South Africa

To call South Africa a New World country when it comes to wine is really wrong. A few years ago it celebrated the 350th anniversary of the first wine made in South Africa, so they made wine here before vines were grown in the Medoc. But at the same time it is correct. It was […]

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Vineyards and mountains in Stellenbosch – FEATURE

An introduction to the wines and wine regions of South Africa

South Africa is a fantastic wine country to travel in. The wines are very good, you can find world class wines here if you know where to look. After having visited the South African wine regions several times over the past few years we have several very good “addresses” to show you. The landscape itself […]

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The veranda at the Royal Riebeek Hotel

Live like a king on our new wine tour to South Africa

South Africa has not only fine wines and excellent food; there are also hotels with a charm like in few other places. On our next wine and gourmet tour to South Africa (March 2016), you will get the chance to stay in a rather unique hotel, The Royal Riebeek Hotel in the town named Riebeek. […]

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Underbara Resor, Wonderful Travel, 2

“Stellenbosch and Swartland, not to miss in South Africa for the wine lover “, our wine tours featured in Wonderful Travel Magazine

The Swedish Magazine Underbara Resor (Wonderful Travel) published some time ago an article on wine travel in South Africa. The article mentions some detail of our wine tours to South Africa so I wanted to share some of what they write with you: South Africa is becoming an increasingly hot destination for wine lovers. In […]

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Wine, lashes, elephants and MCC in the Cape Winelands

“In 1652 Jan van Riebeeck, the founder of Cape Town wrote in his log book that a certain Jan Blanx, arquebusier on the ship, was sentenced to fall from the yard arm [a boom half way up the mast] and to receive 50 lashes for having wilfully and petulantly defied the captain…” Teddy Hall tells […]

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New program and final pricing published for the wine tour to South Africa 2015

We have changed the planning somewhat for the wine tour to South Africa in March 2015. We hope that you will think that the new program is even more exciting. We have of course kept the classic wine regions of Stellenbosch, Franschhoek and Constantia. New this year is that we have added the districts Hermanus […]

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Press release: Winter wine and food tours: South America and South Africa with BKWine

press release Paris, 2013-08-06 Winter wine and food tours: South America and South Africa with BKWine The wine and food tour specialist BKWine has launched the coming winter’s wine and gourmet tours. There are two tours to New World wine countries: Chile and Argentina in South America in February, and South Africa in March. Both […]

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A vineyard in the Piedmont

Top ten wine tour and travel destinations in 2013, says the Wine Enthusiast

The US wine magazine publishes its choice of best wine regions to visit The list of the top ten wine travel destinations, according to the US wine magazine The Wine Enthusiast, includes some big surprises and some great classics. Which is the best place to go wine touring is a very personal choice, just like […]

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Press release: Two new wine tour destinations, Chile-Argentina and South Africa, with BKWine Tours

Here is our latest press release, on the two new wine tours to Chile & Argentina, and to South Africa. Two genuinely exceptional tours that will give the travellers a unique insight into these very exciting wine countries. We also feature prominently on these tours wine and food in combination and the local gastronomy. Two […]

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The impressive cliffs along the coast

Wine and food tour to South Africa in pictures

The best way to try and give you a feeling for what you will experience on a wine and food tour to South Africa is with photos, so here is a selection of photography from our wine and food tour to South Africa. All pictures in this selection were taken on one of our wine […]

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Dinner outside with friends in Franschhoek, South Africa

“A wonderful experience with excellent food and wine, and good company!”

On of the guests on our wine tour to South Africa that took place in March sent us a short email: A big thank you for the wonderful vacation that we have just had in South Africa! A fantastic experience with good food, excellent wines, and terrific company, not to mention the safari that we […]

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Wine tourism making progress, BKWine in Svenska Dagbladet

Wine tourism making progress – BKWine in Svenska Dagbladet

Svenska Dagbladet is one of the biggest Swedish national daily newspapers. In their Sunday edition they had an article on wine tourism and wine travel in which they mention BKWine. The title of the article is Wine Tourism Making Progress and it talks bout how travelling in wine country is becoming a more and more […]

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