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Press release: Two exclusive long-distance wine tours, South America and South Africa, launched by BKWine

Two new wine and food tours for the winter season have been launched by BKWine. Both go to far-away exotic destinations: Chile and Argentina in South America, and to South Africa. Both tours offer the traveller exclusive experiences of these countries’ wine, gastronomy and culture. BKWine is a leading tour operator specialised in wine travel […]

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Press Release: Wine and gourmet tours for the autumn 2015 launched by BKWine

BKWine recently launched the new wine tour and gourmet travel program for the autumn / fall season 2015. On the public program are two classic and luxurious wine tours, one to Bordeaux in France and one to the Douro Valley in Portugal. Together with custom designed wine tours and non-English tours BKWine will organise 30 […]

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Wine tour to the genuine, the fabulous Tuscany

Once you find your way behind the famous sights of Tuscany this famous Italian region is both small-scale and personal. In our new travel program to Tuscany, we take you to the most exciting wine producers and invite you to delicious food experiences, beautiful nature vistas, and charming medieval towns. You do not need hire […]

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The barrel cellar with grand piano, Bodega Salentein

Argentine wines on a high level, wine touring in Mendoza

The first time I came to Mendoza on a wine tour in Argentina I planned to travel over the Andes by bus. I had heard much about that road trip. The road reaches 3000 metres (9000 ft). The landscape is deserted, devoid of vegetation, almost as a moonscape. You should be careful to not make […]

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New winter wine & food tours from BKWine: Chile & Argentina, and South Africa

Two new wine and food tours are on the winter program from the wine tour specialist BKWine: Chile & Argentina, and South Africa. The tour to South America takes place in February and the South Africa wine tour is scheduled for March. Both tours include several winery visits and private tastings as well as gourmet […]

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Vineyards on the hillside, Chile

New wine tour to Chile & Argentina: Wine, food and tango – passion on the wine tour to South America

A wine tour to Argentina and Chile is very much about passion and enthusiasm. It is spectacular and remote wine regions. A wonderful gastronomy. Welcoming people. But it is also an opportunity to explore the cities: Buenos Aires, Santiago, Valparaiso. BKWine’s new wine tour and gourmet tour to Chile and Argentina has been launched. Tango […]

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Press Release: Autumn wine and food tours from BKWine Tours: Bordeaux and the Douro Valley

BKWine recently presented its program for the autumn wine and food tours for 2014. BKWine is a world leading tour operator specialised in wine, food and gourmet travel. The autumn program includes two tours to classic wine regions: Bordeaux and the Douro Valley in Portugal. The full programs are available on BKWineTours.com. press release, Paris, […]

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Rare wines and luxurious Italian food in Piedmont | New wine tour

Piedmont, one of Italy’s most famous wine regions with exclusive wines from nebbiolo: barolo, barbaresco etc. But also many other fine wines. And its own Northern Italian cuisine with the exclusive white truffle from Alba. We will give you all this on our new program for the wine tour and food tour to Piedmont. The […]

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Oak barrels in a modern wine cellar

Rioja, modern and traditional, wine, gastronomy, history, art | New wine tour

Spain is today a wine country where much exciting things happen. Rioja is of course the most famous and classic of all Spanish wine regions. But it is also a region with a lot of modernity and innovation. If you think of Rioja as a source of soft, vanilla oozing, old wines, then it is […]

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Landscape and vineyards in  Piedmont

Piedmont, one of the great wine regions in Italy

Some of the most exclusive and highest rated wines in Italy can be found up north, in Piedmont (or Piemonte, as the Italians say). There you can find Barolo and Barbaresco, the powerful tense wines that were among the first in Italy to reach the highest quality denomination Denominazione di Origine e Controllata, DOCG. We […]

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The most ”festive” wine tour? Champagne!

What it’s like wine touring in Champagne No other wines are so tied to festive moments as champagne. No other wine is so self-evident when it is time for a celebration. But champagne is so much more than a drink to toast and celebrate with. It is also a delicious wine. In addition Champagne (with […]

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A Sicilian speciality: rabbit stew and black rice

A wine island worth discovering: Sicily

A wine tour to the biggest island of the Mediterranean, with a unique gastronomy and (wine) culture Sicily, the Mediterranean Sea’s biggest island, today makes wines that compete among Italy’s best. The island also has a magnificent landscape with everything from an active volcano to fragrant orange plantations. They have an Italian cuisine based on […]

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Douro landscape with terraced vineyards in rain and sunshine

A breathtaking wine and food tour along the winding Douro Valley

The most spectacular wine region in Portugal and perhaps in the world Along the Douro Valley there are several different wine regions but the port wine district is undoubtedly the best known. The Douro River starts in Spain, where it is called the Duero, and ends in the Atlantic in Portugal. In Portugal the valley […]

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The New World of France, wines & food from the south, the Languedoc

A treasure trove of wine and food in the southernmost part of France: Languedoc-Roussillon Some wine regions are very famous, sometimes for good reasons, but there are also rather unknown wine districts that really would deserve to be better-known. The Languedoc is one of those! We have just published a sample program in the menu […]

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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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Vineyards in the rolling hills of Sicily

Sicily is like a continent in one small island

I am not sure who is the origin of the expression “Sicily is like a whole continent in one small island”, but that was certainly what we thought when we were travelling there to explore the vineyards and the wineries some time ago. Apparently it is also what Sally Easton MW thinks. She has just […]

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