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Bottles in a wine cellar in Champagne

What do travellers think about the Champagne tour? “Fantastic. Would never go with anyone else on a wine tour”

Champagne, the world’s most famous bubbly wine. But champagne is so much more than a wine only for celebration and festivities. It’s a great wine with its very own characters and can go wonderfully well with food. Many people tend to focus entirely on the famous “houses”, the famous brands that you can find on […]

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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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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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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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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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Glass of Bubbly features BKWine South Africa tour

Luxury magazine Glass of Bubbly on our wine tour to South Africa

Our spring wine tours were recently featured in the online magazine Glass of Bubbly. The magazine is, as you can guess, focussed on sparkling wines so what must have caught there eye was some of the excellent sparkling wines made in South Africa. They use the same winemaking techniques as in Champagne but here in […]

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The first visit when you arrive in Cape Town for a South Africa wine tour may not be wine

A wine tour in South Africa doesn’t have to start with visits to wine estates. Especially if you arrive with the over-night flight on a Saturday and your first day of action is a Sunday. A tour around the Cape peninsula is a perfect Sunday activity and that is exactly what we did. The scenic […]

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