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Vineyards in a foggy valley in Piedmont

Ferdinando Principiano in three versions from Piedmont

Ferdinando Principiano is a small producer of high-quality wines from Piedmont. Principiano is based in Monforte d’Alba, in the Barolo region but Ferdinando also makes wines in other denominations. We recently had the occasion to taste three of his wines when they were launched on the Swedish market, but they are also distributed internationally. Read […]

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Le Marche landscape, lush green with rolling hills

“I felt like an important VIP guest!”, said a traveller on a wine tour in Le Marche

Le Marche, on the eastern side of Italy, on the Adriatic Sea, is a treasure trove of well-hidden delicacies, both food and wine. You can find outstanding wines, often made from grape varieties that you have never heard of before: pecorino (yes, the grape, not the cheese), Montepulciano (a grape it too, not the village), […]

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Vineyards in the lush landscape in Le Marche

Le Marche Wine Tour

Le Marche –The Italian wine and food destination on the Adriatic Sea — Sun, sea, and a whole lot of interesting wines. And the most incredible gastronomic speciality that we have so far tasted: stuffed and deep-fried olives! This small region in the centre of Italy, splendidly located on the Adriatic Sea, with impressively high […]

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Vineyards and landscape in Valpolicella

“A wine tour we will never forget”, said about our tour to Veneto-Valpolicella

“Everything was better than expected” Veneto, the wine region in north-eastern Italy, around Verona, is probably one of the most varied wine countries you can imagine. Today it is perhaps most famous for its powerful red amarone wines. But here they make virtually every imaginable wine type. Classic red wines in Valpolicella, which is also […]

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Rolling hills and vineyards in Tuscany

The Wine Tour in Tuscany: “A fantastic tour in every way!”, and other customer comments

In fact, the landscape in Tuscany is just as archetypical Tuscan as one imagines… There are hills and cypresses and terracotta-coloured villas here and there. And narrow alleys in the villages. The wines are no less amazing. Today there is a wide variety of wines in Tuscany. The main grape is always sangiovese, but the […]

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A vineyard in the Piedmont

“A superb tour, so well-composed and organised” – Travellers on the Wine Tour to Piedmont

It’s not surprising that people become enthusiastic about Piedmont: amazing wines, delicious food and adorable scenery. When the weather is good you can see the peaks of the Alps when from the villages of Piedmont. The vineyard landscape is quite hilly, of course, but the mountains in the distance are impressive. When you are in […]

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Sunset over the Mediterranean, Sicily

“Wonderful and Inspiring Wine Tour”, Said Those Who Travelled to Sicily with BKWine

One does not hear much about Sicily as wine district. Unfortunately. It is actually one of Italy’s biggest wine regions, the fourth largest. They make a great variety of wines and wine styles in Sicily. This is not at all strange because Sicily is like a whole continent in itself, even in terms of nature […]

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In a beautifully decorated wine cellar

Travellers’ comments on a wine tour in Campania: “a lovely and interesting tour”

Just two hours south of Rome and you arrive in Campania, famous for its dramatic coast, beautiful old towns and for Vesuvius of course. But there are also some very good – but quite unknown – wines. For example, greco di tufo, aglianico, falanghina and many others. As it is (comparatively) undiscovered there are not […]

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Harvesting white grapes in Campania

Campania in Southern Italy, Wine Tour

Wine Tour to Southern Italy: Campania’s amazing wines, South Italian cuisine and world-renowned mozzarella — Welcome on a wine tour to southern Italy. We visit the exciting region of Campania where we get to know grapes like aglianico, falanghina, greco and piedirosso, and many others. This is where the best wines were made in the […]

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Grapes ready to harvest in Valpolicella

Wine tour best bubbles of Italy: Franciacorta, Prosecco, Valpolicella

A wine tour in north-east Italy: From Milan to Venice. Italy’s best sparkling wines, plus Valpolicella! — This trip combines the best of Italy’s sparkling wines – Franciacorta and Prosecco from Conegliano-Valdobbiadene – with the powerful red wines of Valpolicella. It will be an exciting journey starting in Milan and ending in Venice. With overnight […]

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Prosecco fermenting in the wine cellar

Travel to Prosecco: bubbles, wine and gastronomy | pictures

Prosecco has become one of Italy’s most famous sparkling wines. Prosecco is located in north eastern Veneto, not far from Venice. It is also one of the stops our wine tour Bubbles of Italy: Franciacorta, Prosecco and Valpolicella, an exciting journey starting in Milan and ending in Venice. With overnight stays in Brescia, Verona, Conegliano […]

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A lot of oak barrels in the wine cellar

Puglia, Southern Italy Wine Tour

Wine tour to Puglia, Apulia, Italy’s heel: southern sun, baroque splendour and primitivo — Apulia, the long Italian heel, attracts visitors with sun, sea, charming fishing villages, stunning baroque cities and, not least, with its powerful and flavourful wines. There has been a veritable quality revolution in the last 20 years here in Apulia! On […]

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Vineyards on the slopes of Piedmont and an old village

The best Barolo and Barbaresco from the ”prima”

A convincing vintage of Barolo 2013 and despite a very difficult year for Barbaresco 2014 there are wines that surprise. Positively. The wines were presented in Alba during  the event Nebbiolo Prima, in Piedmont in early April. Over a hundred wines a day were tasted by some sixty invited wine journalists from around the world. […]

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Wine tasting and lunch on the terrace with a view over the vineyards

Wine since 1453: Marchsi Mazze on Castello di Fonterutoli

“The Mazzei family has been active at their main property Castello Di Fonterutoli since 1435. More recently they have expanded operations with Belguardo in Maremma and Zisola in Sicily. Today, Francesco wanted to show some older vintages of the company’s “second label” Fonterutoli, and two new wines on the Swedish market, a rosé wine and […]

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Hills, vineyards, and villages in Veneto

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“’Be careful, you can burn yourself,’ says Gerardo Vernazzaro. I stand on a crater overlooking the sea. From the ground, sulfur smoke rises into the air. The name Campi Flegrei means just burning fields. But I did not think the name was literally true. The area’s 90 craters have all had an outbreak sometime in […]

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Nerello in a vat, Etna, Sicily

Focus on Etna on Sicily | wine tour

The climate in Sicily is warm and dry. But the landscape is mountainous and it can rain a lot when you get up in the mountains, as much as 1000 mm a year in some places. The mountains cool the vines and give a nice freshness to the wines. Hot days and cool nights in […]

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A village in the mountains, Etna, Sicily

Volcanic wines: Sicily, focusing on Etna | Wine Tour

Sicily is the Mediterranean’s biggest island. Wine is grown all around the island. Most wineries are near the coast, but for example the well-known Tenuta Regaleali is in the centre of the island, in a dramatic, mountainous landscape. Etna, which is the focus of one of our Sicily wine tours, is located in the east. […]

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Some small things to start lunch with in Veneto

Tuscany: Is the food as important as the wine? | Wine Tour

In Tuscany, on our wine tours, we spend time not only on the wine but also on the food. We do a cooking work-shop together with a skilled chef one morning. In Tuscany, the meal is important. You should sit down and eat together and the meal should take time. It may take time to […]

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Tuscany & Chianti Wine Tour

A wine tour to Tuscany and Chianti with the wonderful wines and food of Italy! — Tuscany enchants you with the beautiful landscape, the wines, the olive oil and not least the gastronomy. the wine always takes first place on our tours but here in Tuscany the local gastronomy also has a front seat. One […]

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Amphorae in a Sicilian wine cellar

Sicily Wine Tour

A wine tour to the splendours of Sicily, the wine, the food and the sunshine — Sicily is becoming one of the “hot” wine regions in Italy. They have their own unique grape varieties that give wines filled with fruit and freshness. Nero d’avola, for example, makes powerful yet fresh wines. The quality has increased with […]

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