About Jack Jakobsson

Jack är BKWines reporter i Stockholm. Hans huvudsakliga uppdrag är att prova alla viner som lanseras på Systembolaget. Vilket han gör med bravur och stor hängivenhet. - - - - - Jack is BKWine’s reporter in Stockholm. His main mission is to taste all the wines that are launched in the monopoly shops “Systembolaget”. Which he does with brio and dedication.
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The best among sparkling wines and champagne 2013 | BKWine selection

Top tips on everything from affordable Australian bubbly to exclusive prestige champagne Here is the BKWine selection of the best sparkling wines and champagnes for the festive season. Our reporter Jack Jakobsson has tasted a long list of sparkling and champagnes and selected the best for you. However, this requires some explanation. Each month we […]

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Jack’s wine of the month: Langhe Nebbiolo, Pio Cesare

It’s a new decade and time for new wine experiences. I suggest that you take the time to make a nice and hearty meat stew one of the January weekends and serve it with a well-decanted (3-4 hours in advance) nebbiolo wine. Try the “mini-Barolo” from Pio Cesare, Langhe Nebbiolo 2006 (around 10€). You will […]

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Jack’s wine of the month: Smith Woodhouse Late Bottled Vintage 1995

Forget dry, red, white. In December it should be sweet and strong. Christmas arrives with strong and blue cheeses that require some substantial counter-artillery to create a holiday harmony. The saviour comes in the shape of a bottle of port of course. A brilliant choice is Smith Woodhouse Late Bottled Vintage 1995 (some 15 euro). […]

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Jack recommends: Coptertino Rosso | Wine of the Month

This month I have a recommendation in the ’budget’ range: 2001 Copertino Rosso (6-7 euro). Too cheap for the fine cuisine for the nice dinner you might think. But give it a try to the cheese, and do try it with a not too strong parmesan. It is made from the negro amaro grape, ripe, […]

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