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OIV book prize awards 2018, Britt Karlsson and Regina Vanderlinde

Our book “Champagne, the wine and the growers” wins awards by OIV and by Gourmand International

In the past year, our latest book “Champagne, the wine and the growers” (“Champagne, vinet och odlarna” in the original language) has been acclaimed and won prizes in two prestigious contexts, by the OIV, the International Organization of Vine and Wine in Paris, and by Gourmand International in China. “Champagne, the wine and the growers” […]

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The Champagne book award certificate, Gourmand International

Our pretty winner’s award certificate for the Champagne book

You will have heard it (more than enough?) by now: our Champagne book, Champagne, the Wine and the Growers, was awarded the prize as “the best wine book on France” by the Gourmand Awards in Sweden. We have just received our very pretty certificate as winner in that category. It came in a very posh […]

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South Africa behind the scenes through detective novels and thrillers

Visiting wineries can sometimes take longer than expected. Usually, that is a good thing. But this time it was a big frustration. For me, but not for anyone else. In fact, we had some excellent tastings and discussions with the winemakers at the chateaux we were visiting when I was touring the wine regions of […]

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Champagne, the wine and the growers | wine book

If only you could read this Champagne book

With regrets I have to tell you that you probably cannot read this rather unique book on Champagne. It is our latest book, number nine, but it is so far only available in Swedish. What is unique with it is that it is dedicated to the independent producers, the “champagnes de vignerons”, or RMs (récoltants-manipulants) […]

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Book mentions, including California

We’ve seen several book reviews on our books, but they have been in Swedish I’m afraid. But there was also a mention, actually a quote from our book Biodynamic, Organic and Natural Winemaking; Sustainable Viticulture and Viniculture  on the American site called Civil Eats. Civil Eats recently published an article on organic wine trends in […]

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Britt & Per Karlsson, BKWine, receives the OIV prize for the book on the wines of France

BKWine is awarded “The Nobel Prize of Wine Literature”

A few months ago we were at the OIV ceremony for their annual book awards. To pick up our prize. OIV is short for International Organisation of Vine and Wine, a sort of “United Nations of wine”. Each year they have a book competition where they give awards to the most deserving books in the […]

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Sommelier India talks about BKWine Tours

Sommelier India is an online wine magazine. It is frequently updated and has a wealth of inforamtion on both wine, wine tasting, wine business, and …. wine travel. They recently published an article on wine travel in India and In Europe where BKWine was one of the three included. Here’s what they said: World’s Top […]

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We won “Best Wine Book in the World for Professionals”!

We just won a book prize that we are very proud of: Best Wine Book in the World for Professionals 2010, awarded by the Gourmand World Cookbook Awards 2011. It is our book “Ett vin blir till” (The Creation of a Wine) that received the prize. Many books both about wine and food took part […]

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Ett vin blir till – The Creation of a Wine / A wine is born, book by BKWine

BKWine book A Wine is Born wins Best Wine Book of the Year

This is what we wrote in our press release about this prestigious award: “A Wine is Born: the work in the vineyard and in the wine cellar” won the category “best drinks book”, a category that includes books on wine, spirits and beer (and thus also “best wine book of the year”) awarded by the […]

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