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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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A gaucho always carries a knife

The wine tour to Chile & Argentina: “What a smash hit! Amazing!”

Last spring, we arranged a long wine tour trip to Chile and Argentina in South America. It is a tour that contains a lot of different things, Buenos Aires, including tango, Pampas, Mendoza, Chile’s wine regions, blend-your-own-wine-workshop at a winery, Santiago, Valparaiso, and more. Is it too ambitious? No, that’s not what Jan-Olof and Gunilla […]

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Landscape and vineyards in  Piedmont

Wine tour to Piedmont: “you’re incredibly professional”, “on a level of your own”

Unfortunately I was not on the wine tour to the Piedmont… A little while back we had a wine tour and culinary trip to the Piedmont. I often go on these tours but this time I did not. It was Åsa and Britt who led the trip. So unfortunately I was not there. That was, […]

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Landscape and vineyards in  Piedmont

“An exceptionally successful wine tour“

A wine tour to the Piedmont, or Piemonte as they say in Italy, is of course full of winery visits and excellent wines. But there is also plenty of delicious food and time for some other pleasures. If it takes place in the autumn there is sure to be quite a lot of truffles too! […]

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“We can only warmly recommend to travel with BKWine Tours!”

Many people directly think of port wine when you mention  the Douro Valley or the city of Porto in northern Portugal. And of course it is correct, this is where port wine comes from. But it is also a wine district that today makes very exciting, delicious “table” wines, both reds and whites. The city […]

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Parmesan cheese, pamigiano reggiano maturing in the cellar

“Fantastic culinary experiences!”

We received a mail from a couple who were travelling with us on the wine tour in Veneto in northern Italy recently, where we tasted a whole lot of excellent amarones, as well as more ”normal” Valpolicellas, Bardolino, Soave and Gambellara. On all our tour programs the food and gastronomy almost automatically get a very […]

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Dinner outside with friends in Franschhoek, South Africa

“A wonderful experience with excellent food and wine, and good company!”

On of the guests on our wine tour to South Africa that took place in March sent us a short email: A big thank you for the wonderful vacation that we have just had in South Africa! A fantastic experience with good food, excellent wines, and terrific company, not to mention the safari that we […]

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A wine tasting in Barolo

“What a wonderful trip! So perfect!”

Last week we had a wine tour in northern Italy: both Piedmont and Veneto, including the very popular amarone wines were on the program. The weather was excellent, much better than here in grey Paris. There were many wine tastings and even a pick-nick on the slopes of the Piedmontese hills. We received a mail […]

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Vineyards in Durbanville, South Africa

“An absolutely wonderful wine tour!”

Earlier this year we arranged a wine (and a lot of food!) tour to South Africa. it is nice to think back and remember a day like this when weather is more like winter; all the sunshine and nice weather, all the excellent wines and delicious food, and great winemakers… We just received an email […]

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The Douro River Valley with terraced vineyards – FEATURE

“Adventure tour with breath taking drop height without safety rail”

A traveller, or actually a couple, who travelled with us on one of our wine tours this past autumn, to Portugal and the Douro sent us a short mail: We have to express our great appreciation of the tour, the Adventure Tour with breathtaking drop heights without safety rails. but after the first wine tasting […]

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Old bottles of Barbaresco

“What wines, what food, and what people!!!!”

A while back we received a short enthusiastic email from one of our guests on the wine tour to Piemonte that we had this autumn. The tour was in October and included several wine visits with wine tastings, some gastronomic Italian lunches, two of which were with the legendary white truffle from Alba, one truffle […]

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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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Vineyards in northern Italy

“We are happy, very happy with the wine tour! Perfect planning”

It is now high time (after a hectic season!) that we sit down and collect all the comments that we have had about this autumn’s wine tours. Here is one from Ninni who, with her extended family, participated in a wine and food tour to the Piedmont with a program that included several wine tastings […]

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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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“A fantastic experience. All worked perfectly. We look forward to coming on a new tour.”

Jon and Anne from Norway participated in our wine tour to Veneto in northern Italy, out of Verona, earlier this season. The tour included visits and tastings of Valpolicella, Soave, Bardolino and Amarone and some great lunches. Here are Jon and Anne’s comments on the tour: I want to give you a big thank you […]

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“An excellent wine tour that leaves us craving for more!”

Monica and Jorgen F travelled with BKWine to Italy, visiting Piedmont and Veneto. The wine tour included visits and tastings at a number of the top producers in Barolo that underlined what wonderful wines they make in the Piedmont. The tour continued to Verona, the base camp to discover some outstanding amarone wines. Several Italian […]

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“Exactly the right mix of information, delicious wine and food, and beauty!!” – In Bordeaux

It always makes us happy when someone sends us an email after having been to one of our tours. It is of course especially nice if we get some positive feedback and accolade! Christina and Lars were guests at our wine and food tour of Bordeaux recently: on day in the Médoc, with all the […]

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“A magic experience and a memory for life” – said about the wine tour to Bordeaux

We were recently on a wine tour to Bordeaux. Many exciting winery visits and a lot of wines tasted. We will have reason to come back to that here soon. Here is a comment from an (apparently) happy customer: A million thanks for a very successful and enjoyable tour. I think it was a 100% […]

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