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Yoga for wine lovers

Yoga for wine lovers

If you feel the need to exercise or get away from your sedentary life-style, perhaps you should try yoga. The cartoonist pair behind Harold’s Planet has developed a particular kind of yoga for wine lovers. Watch the video here:

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Denis Dubourdieu, winemaker and consultant

Denis Dubourdieu, winemaker and consultant, part 2 [E] – BKWine TV

Interview (part 2) with Denis Dubourdieu. Denis Dubourdieu is a wine consultant and wine maker, as well as a professor in oenology at the University of Bordeaux. Part 2 of a two part interview. We talk with Denis Dubourdieu about the trend towards organic wine, organic farming in the vineyards. Denis emphasises that one should […]

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Denis Dubourdieu

Denis Dubourdieu, one of the world’s best known wine consultants, part 1 [E] – BKWine TV

Denis Dubourdieu is one of the world’s best known wine consultants. He is perhaps to modest to call himself ‘flying winemaker’ and does not really boast his various assignments. BKWine met with him at one of his own properties in Bordeaux (he has five), at Chateau Reynon in Entre deux Mers. Part 1 of a […]

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Cesar Compadre

The future of Bordeaux with César Compadre, part 1 [F] – BKWine TV

New video on BKWine TV: César Compadre is France’s only journalist at a daily paper dedicated 100% to wine and spirits. He writes for the Sud-Ouest paper, based in Bordeaux. BKWine TV met César this spring, and who better to talk to about the future of Bordeaux? We talked with César Compadre about how he […]

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Stipping cork underwear

Recycle your old corks, turn them into … sexy underwear

It might perhaps be a bit difficult to do yourself (but worth a try?), but a Portuguese designer has created a line of sexy (hmm, well) underwear made from cork. The sexy frills are created by hand in a limited edition and are specially designed to function well for strip-tease occasions… Cork is made by […]

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Cesar Compadre, journalist

The Future of Bordeaux with Cesar Compadre, part 2 [F] – BKWine TV

Here’s the second part of the interview with Cesar Compadre on the future of Bordeaux. The video is in French. (Part 1 of the interview with Cesar Compadre on the Future of Bordeaux is here.) Google Translate of the description: Interview with Cesar Compadre (Part II) on the current situation and the future of Bordeaux. […]

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Who is Günther?

Since you read the Brief you may now have come to realise that bag in box wines are immensely popular in Sweden (and in the rest of Scandinavia). More than 50% of all wine is sold in the plastic bag in the carton. There is a magnificent spoof music video singing the praise of the […]

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100 wine videos on BKWine TV

We have published our 100th wine video on BKWine TV. We celebrated that with a press release that explains what it is and a bit about the background. Here it is: “BKWine recently published its one hundredth wine vide on BKWine TV. BKWine TV is a YouTube video channel with interviews with winemakers and reportage […]

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BKWine TV with subtitles coming

We now have some one hundred wine videos on BKWine TV. Depending on who we talk to the videos can be in Swedish, English or French. Our videos are now in the process of getting subtitles – in any language you would like! It is Google with their voice recognition software who are automatically generating […]

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Ntsiki Biyela, winemaker at Stellekaya

Ntsiki Biyela winemaker at Stellekaya in Stellenbosch [E] – BKWine TV

An interview with the winemaker at the Stellenbosch winery Stellekaya, Ntsiki Biyela. She is one of the very few black women wine makers in South Africa, perhaps even the first. The winery is close to the town Stellenbosch which is also the name of the wine region. The vineyards are quite a bit a way […]

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Jon Bowen, Domaine Sainte Croix

Domaine Sainte Croix on BKWine TV

It’s been a bit quiet on the video front recently here at BKWine. Too much stuff to do… But now we’ve just published a new video on BKWine TV: An interview with Jon Bowen who makes wine together with his wife at Domaine Sainte Croix in the Languedoc (Hautes Corbieres). We met Jon & Elizabeth […]

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Jon Bowen at Domaine Sainte Croix [E] – BKWine TV

Jon and Elizabeth Bowen make wine at the Domaine Sainte Croix in the Languedoc region in the south of France. They are in the sub-region called Corbieres (or Haut Corbieres), not very far from Spain. Theyre near Narbonne and Perpignan. They started out six years to produce vins de terroir, coming from the UK. They […]

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Quinta do Crasto, Manuel Lobo, winemaker

Quinta do Crasto #2 with Manuel Lobo, winemaker [E] – BKWine TV

PART 2 of Quinta do Crasto interviews with Manuel Lobo de Vasconcellos, winemaker and oenologist at Crasto. Quinta do Crasto is in the Douro Valley in northern Portugal, the region best known for port wine, the Portuguese fortified wine. But it is also a wine country that makes excellent table wines. So, how do they […]

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”Bu sur le web” – a (-n amusing) wine talker on the web

It does require a bit of French, but ”Bu sur le web”, a series of short wine videos, is worth discovering. We are certainly not big enthusiasts of the type of wine videos where you have a wine “guru” who tastes a wine (or several) and tells you what it tastes like. (You might have […]

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Quinta do Crasto, Tomas Roquette

Quinta do Crasto #1 with Tomas Roquette [E] – BKWine TV

PART 1 of Quinta do Crasto interviews. We begin with Tomas Roquette one of the owners. Tomas is the fourth generation at Quinta do Crasto. Crasto produces port wine since more than one hundred years and since 1994 also table wine with the same grape varieties as for port – more than a hundred different […]

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Charles Metcalfe

Wines from Portugal part 2 with Charles Metcalfe [E] – BKWine TV

PART 2 of the interview with Charles Metcalfe, who can be called the guru on Portuguese wines: on the excellent wine and food in Portugal today. Is Portugal perhaps a New World wine country (with all the new technology and new knowledge)? Charles says perhaps, but perhaps not. It is maybe more a question of […]

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Charles Metcalfe

Wines from Portugal part 1 with Charles Metcalfe [E] – BKWine TV

PART 1 of the interview with Charles Metcalfe, who can be called the guru on Portuguese wines: on the excellent wine and food in Portugal today. Charles also talks about the recent history of Portuguese wines. 20 years ago, when Charles and his wife Kathryn wrote their first book about Portuguese wines, there used to […]

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Carlos de Jesus, Amorim

On cork: interview with Amorim [E] – BKWine TV

Cork in the bottle? Interview with Carlos de Jesus, marketing and communications director from Amorim, the worlds largest producer of natural cork. There has been a lot of criticism of cork in recent years, and people arguing that other type of stoppers are better: screw caps, plastic corks etc. Is cork a bad material to […]

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Luis Seabra, Niepoort winemaker

Niepoort Douro #2, Luis Seabra, winemaker [E] – BKWine TV

Interview (Part 2) with Luis Seabra responsible for the vineyards and the winemaking; the Niepoort winemaker. Were sitting at the brand new winery in the Tedo river valley, overlooking the terraced vineyards along the river and the Douro region impressively steep slopes. We are talking about the red wines and about the future of the […]

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Luis Seabra, Niepoort winemaker

Niepoort Douro #1, Luis Seabra, winemaker [E] – BKWine TV

Interview with Luis Seabra responsible for the vineyards and the winemaking; the Niepoort winemaker. Were sitting at the brand new winery in the Tedo river valley, overlooking the terraced vineyards along the river and the Douro region impressively steep slopes. The new winery was opened in 2007 and it has allowed them to do the […]

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Piero Lanza, Fattoria Poggerino

Fattoria Poggerino #2, in Chianti, biodynamism by Piero Lanza [E] | BKWine TV

Part 2 of the interview with Piero Lanza, co-owner (together with his sister) and winemaker at Fattoria Poggerino, Radda in Chianti. In part 2 Piero explains what it means to be a biodynamic winery. Piero explains how he farms his vineyard with biodynamic principles, how he works with preparations and how he started with organic […]

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From the EWBC 2009

European Wine Bloggers Conference 09. How was it for you? (Full version) [E] – BKWine TV

Interviews with a handful of participants at the European Wine Bloggers Conference ( #EWBC ) that took place in Lisbon, Portugal, in October/November 2009. What did you think about the conference? How was it for you?: Featuring: Miss Vicky Wine (Anne-Victoire Monrozier): http://www.missvickywine.blogspot.com/ Justin Roberts on sherry: http://jerezwine.com/ Maria da Assuncao Foy: http://terruswine.blogspot.com/ Julia Sevenich: […]

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European Wine Bloggers Conference

(Short) European Wine Bloggers Conference 09. How was it for you? [E] – BKWine TV

Interviews with a handful of participants at the European Wine Bloggers Conference ( #EWBC ) that took place in Lisbon, Portugal, in October/November 2009. What did you think about the conference? How was it for you?: THIS IS JUST THE INTRO. WATCH THE FULL VIDEO IF YOU’RE CURIOUS ABOUT THE #EWBC. Miss Vicky Wine (Anne-Victoire […]

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Mechanical harvest at Isole e Olena

Mechanical harvest at Isole e Olena, Tuscany | BKWine TV

Harvest at Isole e Olena winery in Chianti, Tuscany. Harvesting the grapes with a tractor – mechanical harvest machine. You can see the ripe grape bunches in the vineyard before harvest and the naked grape stems that remain after the harvester has passed. In the vineyard in Chianti, Tuscany, Italy.

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Georges Haushalter and Alain Vironneau of CIVB

Two of the most powerful people in Bordeaux, part 2 [F]- BKWine TV

The CIVB (Conseil Interprofessionnel du Vin de Bordeaux) is the organisation that unites all the growers and producers. It’s aim is to work on promotion as well as on other issues common to the wine industry in Bordeaux: environmental issues, political lobbying etc. Recently BKWine TV had the opportunity to meet with the present and […]

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George Haushalter and Alain Vironneau of CIVB

Two of the most powerful people in Bordeaux, part 1 [F]- BKWine TV

The CIVB (Conseil Interprofessionnel du Vin de Bordeaux) is the organisation that unites all the growers and producers. It’s aim is to work on promotion as well as on other issues common to the wine industry in Bordeaux: environmental issues, political lobbying etc. Recently BKWine TV had the opportunity to meet with the present and […]

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Piero Lanza, Fattoria Poggerino

Piero Lanza, biodynamic winemaker at Fattoria Poggerino, Chianti [E] – BKWine TV

Fattoria Poggerino is a small vineyard in Chianti in Tuscany run by Piero Lanza and his sister. They work with biodynamic farming since several years back. They make several different wines, starting with a rosé, a Chianti Classico, an IGT in more modern style and a prestige cuvée. BKWine TV was there and made an […]

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Grapes in Austria

An introduction to Austrian wine [E] – BKWine TV

An introduction to Austrian wine and wine regions with views of some of the vineyards. On the grape varieties grown: gruner veltliner, riesling, zweigelt, gewurztraminer, pinot noir and others. Some words on the wine styles, the fresh crisp and fruity white wines. Views from the different wine regions and vineyards: Wachau, Niederosterreich, Rust, Neusiedlesee, Burgenland, […]

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Jarkko Peränen, Cantina Candialle

A Finn in Tuscany: Jarkko Peränen at Cantina Candialle [E] | BKWine TV

Interview with Jarkko Peranen winemaker at Cantina Candialle. He owns the winery together with Josephin Cramer. Jarkko comes originally from Finland and Josephin from Germany. They have been running the Candialle vineyard since the early 2000s. The vineyard is located in Tuscany in the heart of the Chianti Classico region, near the Panzano village. The […]

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Domaine Huet, a top grower in Vouvray | BKWine TV

A bit upstream from Angers/Savennières you find Vouvray, using the same fabulous grape variety (chenin blanc) but on different soil. Here too you can find some outstanding white wines, both crisp and dry and very sweet – it all depends on the weather, says Noel Pinguet, co-owner and winemaker at Domaine Huet. The Domaine Huet […]

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