Category: BKWine Brief Archive

Britt Karlsson & Per Karlsson, BKWine

BKWine Brief nr 216, August 2021

On price and prestige Why does a wine cost what it costs? It is never easy for a producer to put a price on his wine. It requires reflection. Not least, he has to decide

Britt Karlsson & Per Karlsson, BKWine

BKWine Brief nr 215, July 2021

–– The newsletter on wine and wine travel –– –– Read by wine lovers and wine professionals all over the world –– –– On the internet since 1996 –– Classifications, do they serve any useful

Britt Karlsson & Per Karlsson, BKWine

BKWine Brief nr 214, June 2021

–– The newsletter on wine and wine travel –– –– Read by wine lovers and wine professionals all over the world –– –– On the internet since 1996 –– Lazy summer days with undemanding wines?

Britt Karlsson & Per Karlsson, BKWine

BKWine Brief nr 213, May 2021

–– The newsletter on wine and wine travel –– –– Read by wine lovers and wine professionals all over the world –– –– On the internet since 1996 –– The heroes of the vineyards There

Britt Karlsson & Per Karlsson, BKWine

BKWine Brief nr 212, April 2021

–– The newsletter on wine and wine travel –– –– Read by wine lovers and wine professionals all over the world –– –– On the internet since 1996 –– Minerality, the Swiss Army knife for

Britt Karlsson & Per Karlsson, BKWine

BKWine Brief nr 211, March 2021

–– The newsletter on wine and wine travel –– –– Read by wine lovers and wine professionals all over the world –– –– On the internet since 1996 –– Small-scale always best? Many wine lovers

Britt Karlsson & Per Karlsson, BKWine

BKWine Brief nr 210, February 2021

–– The newsletter on wine and wine travel –– –– Read by wine lovers and wine professionals all over the world –– –– On the internet since 1996 –– Chasing the news Novelties are exciting.

Britt Karlsson & Per Karlsson, BKWine

BKWine Brief nr 209, January 2021

–– The newsletter on wine and wine travel –– –– Read by wine lovers and wine professionals all over the world –– –– On the internet since 1996 –– Focus on the environment in 2021,

Britt Karlsson & Per Karlsson, BKWine

BKWine Brief nr 208, December 2020

–– The newsletter on wine and wine travel –– –– Read by wine lovers and wine professionals all over the world –– –– On the internet since 1996 –– “Noble grapes”, isn’t that an obsolete

Britt Karlsson & Per Karlsson, BKWine

BKWine Brief nr 207, November 2020

–– The newsletter on wine and wine travel –– –– Read by wine lovers and wine professionals all over the world –– –– On the internet since 1996 –– Wine is not just a drink

Britt Karlsson & Per Karlsson, BKWine

BKWine Brief nr 206, October 2020

–– The newsletter on wine and wine travel –– –– Read by wine lovers and wine professionals all over the world –– –– On the internet since 1996 –– Do you have ageing-mania? Many people

Britt Karlsson & Per Karlsson, BKWine

BKWine Brief nr 205, September 2020

–– The newsletter on wine and wine travel –– –– Read by wine lovers and wine professionals all over the world –– –– On the internet since 1996 –– How do trends in the wine

Britt Karlsson & Per Karlsson, BKWine

BKWine Brief nr 204, August 2020

–– The newsletter on wine and wine travel –– –– Read by wine lovers and wine professionals all over the world –– –– On the internet since 1996 –– Unnecessary and vital items in the

Britt Karlsson & Per Karlsson, BKWine

BKWine Brief nr 203, July 2020

Creative ideas for new times Creativity thrives in crises. That’s how the saying goes, isn’t it? We hope so. Because the wine industry will need all the ingenuity, it can muster. The wine world is

Britt Karlsson & Per Karlsson, BKWine

BKWine Brief nr 202, June 2020

It’s great to have access to all this wine information… But watch out! Most things we want to know about today, we can google in a few seconds. It’s terrific and it’s hard to imagine

Britt Karlsson & Per Karlsson, BKWine

BKWine Brief nr 201, May 2020

Is the consumer just paying lip service in the enthusiasm for environmentally friendly and sustainability? Or are we approaching a paradigm shift? Temperature control is one of the most important technological improvements ever in the

Britt Karlsson & Per Karlsson, BKWine

BKWine Brief nr 200, April 2020

Chardonnay, the swan that became an ugly duckling? …and… Issue 200 …and… Where are we now? This will be a long Brief, so save it and read when you have the time. Let’s start with

Britt Karlsson & Per Karlsson, BKWine

BKWine Brief nr 199, March 2020

The best or the most practical terroir? The world’s classic wines come from places, usually in France, which have been praised for so long that it is difficult to say if the first vines were

Britt Karlsson & Per Karlsson, BKWine

BKWine Brief nr 198, February 2020

Time for Pinotage to come out of the closet? The apple never falls far from the tree. Well, sometimes it does. For, to be honest, does pinotage really resemble its parents, pinot noir and cinsault?

Britt Karlsson & Per Karlsson, BKWine

BKWine Brief nr 197, January 2020

Are we wine consumers ready to stand up for our environmental commitment? Or are we merely paying lip service? A trend for 2020 will undoubtedly be the continued focus on organic and sustainable wines. Many

Britt Karlsson & Per Karlsson, BKWine

BKWine Brief nr 196, December 2019

The wine world’s vague and hard-to-explain words There are difficult words in the world of wine. It may not be obvious to know exactly what is acetaldehyde, tangential filter or sexual confusion. But these words

Britt Karlsson & Per Karlsson, BKWine

BKWine Brief nr 195, November 2019

Seek out diversity, ditch the same-same and fame Diversity is what makes the wine world unique. Wine is in essence nothing but an agricultural product. For most of those who make wine, life as a

Britt Karlsson & Per Karlsson, BKWine

BKWine Brief nr 194, October 2019

Should we lament that the taste of wines have changed? That the wines we are accustomed to drinking will eventually change is probably inevitable in the wake of climate change. Some regions may need to

Britt Karlsson & Per Karlsson, BKWine

BKWine Brief nr 193, September 2019

Stop harping on about “good” years and “bad” years! The harvest is in full swing. And so, inevitably, the discussion whether or not it will be a good year. But what is a good year?

Britt Karlsson & Per Karlsson, BKWine

BKWine Brief nr 192, August 2019

The new “no sulphur” trend There is a new trend, still in its infancy. But it will – most likely – increase. You see it in France and probably in other wine countries as well.

Britt Karlsson & Per Karlsson, BKWine

BKWine Brief nr 191, July 2019

Aroma wines and structure wines Sometimes a wine has a very small nose, does not smell much. We sometimes say a discreet or shy nose. Is that always bad? There is so much talk about

Britt Karlsson & Per Karlsson, BKWine

BKWine Brief nr 190, June 2019

Experimenting with summer wines Do we drink differently in summer? To some extent yes. Especially if it’s a hot summer. Which is not always the case. But if it is hot and you eat outdoors,

Britt Karlsson & Per Karlsson, BKWine

BKWine Brief nr 189, May 2019

Has organic lost momentum? What counts now is sustainable? The trend towards organic wine has lost momentum. More and more producers choose to be “almost organic” in order to be able to use non-organic pesticides

Britt Karlsson & Per Karlsson, BKWine

BKWine Brief nr 188, April 2019

The unpredictable weather and the importance of water The weather is unpredictable and even more so right now it seems. Admittedly, it is said that farmers (and wine growers are just that) always complain about

Britt Karlsson & Per Karlsson, BKWine

BKWine Brief nr 187, March 2019

The dangers of becoming a super-celebrity The biggest problem with making wine is probably not to make sure the wine is good but rather to sell it. Then it can be very helpful to be

Britt Karlsson & Per Karlsson, BKWine

BKWine Brief nr 215, July 2021

–– The newsletter on wine and wine travel –– –– Read by wine lovers and wine professionals all over the world –– –– On the

Britt Karlsson & Per Karlsson, BKWine

BKWine Brief nr 214, June 2021

–– The newsletter on wine and wine travel –– –– Read by wine lovers and wine professionals all over the world –– –– On the

Britt Karlsson & Per Karlsson, BKWine

BKWine Brief nr 213, May 2021

–– The newsletter on wine and wine travel –– –– Read by wine lovers and wine professionals all over the world –– –– On the

Britt Karlsson & Per Karlsson, BKWine

BKWine Brief nr 212, April 2021

–– The newsletter on wine and wine travel –– –– Read by wine lovers and wine professionals all over the world –– –– On the

Britt Karlsson & Per Karlsson, BKWine

BKWine Brief nr 211, March 2021

–– The newsletter on wine and wine travel –– –– Read by wine lovers and wine professionals all over the world –– –– On the

Britt Karlsson & Per Karlsson, BKWine

BKWine Brief nr 210, February 2021

–– The newsletter on wine and wine travel –– –– Read by wine lovers and wine professionals all over the world –– –– On the

Britt Karlsson & Per Karlsson, BKWine

BKWine Brief nr 209, January 2021

–– The newsletter on wine and wine travel –– –– Read by wine lovers and wine professionals all over the world –– –– On the

Britt Karlsson & Per Karlsson, BKWine

BKWine Brief nr 208, December 2020

–– The newsletter on wine and wine travel –– –– Read by wine lovers and wine professionals all over the world –– –– On the

Britt Karlsson & Per Karlsson, BKWine

BKWine Brief nr 207, November 2020

–– The newsletter on wine and wine travel –– –– Read by wine lovers and wine professionals all over the world –– –– On the

Britt Karlsson & Per Karlsson, BKWine

BKWine Brief nr 206, October 2020

–– The newsletter on wine and wine travel –– –– Read by wine lovers and wine professionals all over the world –– –– On the

Britt Karlsson & Per Karlsson, BKWine

BKWine Brief nr 205, September 2020

–– The newsletter on wine and wine travel –– –– Read by wine lovers and wine professionals all over the world –– –– On the

Britt Karlsson & Per Karlsson, BKWine

BKWine Brief nr 204, August 2020

–– The newsletter on wine and wine travel –– –– Read by wine lovers and wine professionals all over the world –– –– On the

Britt Karlsson & Per Karlsson, BKWine

BKWine Brief nr 203, July 2020

Creative ideas for new times Creativity thrives in crises. That’s how the saying goes, isn’t it? We hope so. Because the wine industry will need

Britt Karlsson & Per Karlsson, BKWine

BKWine Brief nr 202, June 2020

It’s great to have access to all this wine information… But watch out! Most things we want to know about today, we can google in

Britt Karlsson & Per Karlsson, BKWine

BKWine Brief nr 201, May 2020

Is the consumer just paying lip service in the enthusiasm for environmentally friendly and sustainability? Or are we approaching a paradigm shift? Temperature control is

Britt Karlsson & Per Karlsson, BKWine

BKWine Brief nr 200, April 2020

Chardonnay, the swan that became an ugly duckling? …and… Issue 200 …and… Where are we now? This will be a long Brief, so save it

Britt Karlsson & Per Karlsson, BKWine

BKWine Brief nr 199, March 2020

The best or the most practical terroir? The world’s classic wines come from places, usually in France, which have been praised for so long that

Britt Karlsson & Per Karlsson, BKWine

BKWine Brief nr 197, January 2020

Are we wine consumers ready to stand up for our environmental commitment? Or are we merely paying lip service? A trend for 2020 will undoubtedly

Britt Karlsson & Per Karlsson, BKWine

BKWine Brief nr 196, December 2019

The wine world’s vague and hard-to-explain words There are difficult words in the world of wine. It may not be obvious to know exactly what

Britt Karlsson & Per Karlsson, BKWine

BKWine Brief nr 195, November 2019

Seek out diversity, ditch the same-same and fame Diversity is what makes the wine world unique. Wine is in essence nothing but an agricultural product.

Britt Karlsson & Per Karlsson, BKWine

BKWine Brief nr 194, October 2019

Should we lament that the taste of wines have changed? That the wines we are accustomed to drinking will eventually change is probably inevitable in

Britt Karlsson & Per Karlsson, BKWine

BKWine Brief nr 193, September 2019

Stop harping on about “good” years and “bad” years! The harvest is in full swing. And so, inevitably, the discussion whether or not it will

Britt Karlsson & Per Karlsson, BKWine

BKWine Brief nr 191, July 2019

Aroma wines and structure wines Sometimes a wine has a very small nose, does not smell much. We sometimes say a discreet or shy nose.

Britt Karlsson & Per Karlsson, BKWine

BKWine Brief nr 190, June 2019

Experimenting with summer wines Do we drink differently in summer? To some extent yes. Especially if it’s a hot summer. Which is not always the

Britt Karlsson & Per Karlsson, BKWine

BKWine Brief nr 189, May 2019

Has organic lost momentum? What counts now is sustainable? The trend towards organic wine has lost momentum. More and more producers choose to be “almost

Britt Karlsson & Per Karlsson, BKWine

BKWine Brief nr 188, April 2019

The unpredictable weather and the importance of water The weather is unpredictable and even more so right now it seems. Admittedly, it is said that

Britt Karlsson & Per Karlsson, BKWine

BKWine Brief nr 187, March 2019

The dangers of becoming a super-celebrity The biggest problem with making wine is probably not to make sure the wine is good but rather to

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