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In the famous vineyard

Burgundy: a short introduction to grapes and appellations

La Côte d’Or of Burgundy Some of the most unique wines in the world – reds and white – come from Burgundy. A well-made red Bourgogne (or Burgundy wine if you prefer), made from the elusive pinot noir grape variety, is a wine of elegance, hardly found anywhere else. The fruity aromas are mixed with […]

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A shopping street in Beaune

Beaune City Guide

Beaune, “the Capital of Burgundy” Beaune is the capital of the Cote de Beaune, which together with the Cote de Nuits makes up the Cote d’Or, the heart of Burgundy. Cote d’Or is a small wine district some 80 kilometres long, from Santenay in the south to Marsannay in the north. For the wine traveller […]

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In the wine cellar

“You surpassed our high expectations “, what travellers think of the wine tour Three Classics, Champagne, Chablis, Burgundy

Some of the world’s premier white wines are made within just a few hours’ journey from each other. Near Paris, an hour and a half east, we have Champagne with its stylish sparkling wines. The southern border of Champagne almost touches the border to Chablis, where they make some of the world’s most elegant chardonnay […]

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Vineyard in Burgundy FEATURE

3 Classics: Champagne, Chablis and Burgundy | wine tour

Chablis wines are not like Chardonnay wines from anywhere else. Chablis is of course made with 100% Chardonnay but the wine taste more “Chablis” than Chardonnay. If any wine can be said to have a terroir-style, it is Chablis. It is difficult to imitate the crispy, fresh style of Chablis. Sometimes the acidity is quite […]

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Table ready for lunch and wine in Sancerre

3 Classics: Champagne, Burgundy / Sancerre, Chablis Wine Tour

The Three Classics Wine Tour: to Champagne, Chablis and Burgundy (or Sancerre) — We call this trip The Three Classic! It takes you to three of the most classic wine regions in France: Champagne, Chablis and Burgundy. And all this we fit in on an extended weekend, Wednesday to Sunday. This wine tour is for those […]

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Gargantuan wine tour to three classic wine regions: Sancerre, Chablis and Champagne

“Grasp all…” (or as they say in Sweden “he who bids for much…”) is a common saying. But sometimes you can actually aim more than ambitiously and manage it all with flying colours. Our wine tour “Three Classics” is such a thing. It takes you to three of the great, classic wine regions in France: […]

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“An incredibly charming wine tour with great wines” – The Three Classics

“Three Classics” is what we call the wine tour that goes to Champagne, Chablis and Sancerre (or sometimes Burgundy). It goes over five intense days and will take you to three of the most famous wine regions in France. Last spring we were fortunate to also have good weather, albeit a little bit cold. All […]

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On the wine & food tour Three Classics: “perhaps the most delicious meal I’ve ever eaten”

Our wine tours naturally have the emphasis on wine, but we also put great importance on the food and the gastronomic experience. To drink wine is intimately connected with food. So when you visit a wine region it is important to also experience the typical local food, the regional gastronomy. At least that’s what we […]

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Bottles aging in the cellar

We tasted some of the best wines of Sancerre on the tour

Last spring we were in Sancerre for a wine tour that we organised. It was one of the wine villages we visited on our trip “Three Classics” which this time began in Champagne, proceeded to Chablis and ended in Sancerre. Three lovely white wine districts on five intensive days. One of the visits in Sancerre […]

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View over the roof-tops and vineyards in Sancerre

A goodies-bag of French wines: the Three Classics Wine Tour

Visit Champagne, Burgundy, Chablis / Sancerre in one great wine tour If there are too many good things it can be difficult to choose. There are many great wines and wine regions in France, so how to choose the one to go to? If you can’t decide then our Three Classics wine tour is for […]

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Loire Valley cheese in a restaurant in Sancerre

Rolling hills, charming towns, excellent wines and cheese: Sancerre in the Loire Valley

Sancerre, one of the wine villages on our Three Classics wine tour Sancerre is perhaps most famous for two things: Fist of all its delicious, refreshing, elegant yet structured white wines made from sauvignon blanc. Secondly it is the goat cheeses, not least the Crottin de Chavignol, the small, round cheese, also with quite a […]

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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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Wine bottles in pupitres in the cellar of Champagne Benoit Marguet

Champagne Benoit Marguet, organic farming and horse ploughing in Ambonnay

Champagne Benoît Marguet in Ambonnay is one of many extremely interesting small producers in Champagne. He is the kind of producer that you rarely find, unless you know exactly where to go. (Or join a BKWine wine tour…) Benoît also belongs to the small number of growers in the region that have started to grow […]

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Organic champagne in the cellar

An opulent lunch at Champagne Duval-Leroy

On our champagne wine tours you learn how it is made – and how it is drunk Champagne is a popular destination for our wine tours. It is conveniently close to Paris and, of course, it is a very interesting region to visit. To fully understand the way champagne is made you have to go […]

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Taking a barrel sample for tasting

Travel report from Champagne – Chablis – Burgundy | testimonial written by a tour guest

A tailor made tour with The Priory Five days in Champagne, Chablis and Burgundy, is a wine tour that we call The Three Classics. It is one of the most popular tours on our “public” tour scheduled and it is also a tour that we do frequently as a custom made wine tour for private […]

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Every country-side village in the vineyards has its church

“We are all very happy with the wine tour to Burgundy!”

A few weeks back we had a custom made wine tour to Burgundy. A small group of wine enthusiasts traveled around the vineyards in Burgundy and tasted many good wines and enjoyed some delicious gourmet meals. This is what they wrote back to us after the tour: Now we have returned to the grey everyday […]

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Preparing for the wine tasting

A Champagne Weekend – BKWine in the evening paper

“A Champagne Weekend” is the title of an article that recently appeared in Sweden’s biggest evening newspaper (in the travel section of Aftonbladet: “Aftonbladet Resa Weekend” on September 14, 2011). It is a story of how you can travel to Champagne and visit the wine producers of the region: “come with us on a bubbling […]

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“Grand Wine Tour” – Gourmet Traveller Wine talks about BKWine Tours

A colleague in the wine business with a sharp eye, who happens to be Australian, spotted a mention of BKWine in Gourmet Traveller Wine in their May/June 2011 issue. Gourmet Traveller Wine is an Australian magazine on wine, food and travel… GRAND TOUR BKWine have released their autumn program, which includes two tours to Bordeaux […]

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Isabelle Doudet, winemaker

Burgundy is kind of magic

A typical morning visit in a wine cellar in Burgundy on a typical wine tour… This particular day we were in the heart of Burgundy, in the Côte d’Or. This is a magical place. It is hard to explain, but I have always been fascinated by this region and its wines. I love to go […]

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View over the vineyards and a village in Champagne

Three classic wine regions in three days: summer weather in Champagne, Chablis and Burgundy

Wine travel in Chablis, Champagne and Bourgogne Perhaps we should call it our CCB Tour but it would sound too much like BBC and it might give the wrong kind of ideas. We certainly want people to think of reliability, and the best contents there is when they think of our wine tours, but perhaps […]

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