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Fabulous wine tours, autumn 2017 and winter 2018

We have prepared some exciting wine tours for you the coming seasons. You will find all information about the tours for autumn 2017 and our South America and South Africa tours at the beginning of 2018 on bkwinetours.com. You can choose between France, Portugal, Italy, Argentina & Chile and South Africa. All destinations will give […]

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Wine tours autumn 2017: new destinations and classics

Our wine tours for the autumn 2017 are now available here on bkwinetours.com. Don’t miss out! New tours this year is Piedmont (with truffles!), and a gastronomic experience as well as a wine tour to the exciting and dynamic Alentejo in southern Portugal. Bordeaux, 27 September – 1 October: For a wine lover it is […]

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Piedmont Wine and Truffles Tour

Gourmet tour to the Piedmont with Barolo, Barbaresco, and other exclusive wines, and the rare white truffle — Welcome to a wine tour to one of Italy’s most famous wine regions, the Piedmont, “at the foot of the mountain”. It is a region that is world famous not only for its great wines – headed by […]

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“It can’t get any better!” – on our wine tours

We love hearing from our guest, the travellers, on our tours. This past autumn we had a wine tour to the Piedmont (or Piemonte if we stick to Italian). It had of course plenty of winery visits, vineyards, and tastings but it also included a visit to the famous truffles market in Alba with the […]

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“They take so good care of their guests”

Quite a while back by now we organised our first ever wine tour to Croatia: a few days with winery visits in Istria, wine tastings, gourmet lunches, and much more. We also had the opportunity to taste the white truffle, the same white truffle as they have in Piemonte in northern Italy: tuber magnatum pico. […]

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UNESCO World Heritage Wine region #4: Piedmont

I recently wrote about wine regions which are on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Here comes the next wine district. Also Piedmont is on the UNESCO World Heritage sites thanks to its landscape. It is a different landscape, not as stunningly spectacular as the Douro, but beautiful in a different way with its rolling hills. […]

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Italian State Tourist Office features Piedmont with BKWine

Italian Adventure: travel with BKWine to the Piedmont, with wine, food and truffles The Italian State Tourist Office has produced a beautiful magazine about various destinations in Italy. The name is “Italian adventures”. One of the trips that they feature in the magazine is BKWine’s wine and food tour to Piedmont, a tour that takes […]

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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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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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An Austrian in Croatia talks about wine and food in Istria

Guido Schwengersbauer has lived in Croatia for many, many years. Today he runs a charming small hotel called La Parenzana in the small village of Buje on the Istrian peninsula. One of his passions is the Istrian wine and food. We met Guido recently when we were travelling in Istria and talked about the Istrian […]

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Hunting Truffles in Italy, France or Croatia – an introduction with BKWine

We occasionally organise wine and truffles tours. You spend a morning “hunting” truffles with a truffle dog in the forest. After a long and exciting morning we go inside to warm up (truffle season is in late autumn or winter!) and to have lunch – a real truffle lunch, with virtually everything served with truffles. […]

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Easier travel on the delights of Bordeaux with BKWine: truffles, wine, foie gras…

Easier travel is a travel web site, part of easier.com, with tourism and travel information. Here’s what they wrote about BKWine: The delights of Bordeaux – Truffles, wine, foie gras and duck Truffles, wine, foie gras and duck is the theme for BKWine’s first tour in 2008. The company has just released the details for […]

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James Martin on BKWine tours on Go Europe

James Martin writes in his travel blog on Go Europe on About.com on the BKWine Tours: Wine, Truffles, and Pata Negra – It Doesn’t Get Much Better Than This! Britt Karlsson, founder of BKWine, must read this site, because her latest BK Wine Tours feature two of my favorite regions for food and wine: France’s […]

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