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Oldenburg Vineyards Syrah 2013, Stellenbosch | Britt’s Wine of the Month 1

South Africa has a number of exciting and delicious wines. We go there once a year and we have our favourite wine estates that we return to every year. But we always make new discoveries as well. One discovery from this year’s trip in February was the Oldenburg Vineyards. The visit was very memorable. This […]

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500,000 views on BKWine TV

”BKWine TV” is our video channel on Youtube. Lately we have not been very good at publishing new video material. It takes a lot of time to edit videos so have not quite been able to keep up with all the raw material that we have (any video editing volunteers?). But every once in a […]

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The spectacular setting of Oldenburg Vineyards, Stellenbosch

The South African wine show, with a selection of interesting wines

WOSA, Wines of South Africa, organized again a wine show with producers from South Africa in Stockholm. Twenty-five importers / agents were present with more than double the number of producers. I had to limit myself to a few producers that particularly interested me, which does not mean that the others were less interesting. Generally, […]

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OIV press conference video: the state of wine in the world

This is the full press conference of the OIV, the International Organisation of Vine and Wine, Jean-Marie Aurand, director presents the latest world wine business data on a press conference. The press conference took place at the OIV offices in Paris on April 18, 2016. The conference is in French and is about one hour […]

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Making paella, a video

A Spanish signature dish: how to make a paella

Paella is a very Spanish dish. Usually one thinks of Paella Valenciana (from Valencia) when talking about it. But it is made in many different places in Spain. Want to discover some genuine paella? Here you can see how a real paella catalana is done. You start with frying some shrimps, add garlic, onion, la […]

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The Finest Wines of Rioja and Northwest Spain | Book

The Finest Wines of Rioja and Northwest Spain | Book Review

The Finest Wines of Rioja and Northwest Spain is written by three Spanish authors Jesus Barquin, Luis Guitierrez and Victor de la Serna. This is possibly the most thorough and up-to-date book on the wines of the Rioja and the neighbouring wine regions. For anyone who wants to know more about Rioja it is absolutely […]

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James Halliday's Wine Atlas of Australia

James Halliday’s Wine Atlas of Australia | Book Review

James Halliday’s Wine Atlas of Australia has recently been published in a new edition. This is a substantial book on all the wine regions of Australia. It is a must for anyone who plans to travel around the Australian wine regions but also a valuable reference for anyone who wants to know about Australian wines. […]

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Klein Constantia’s CEO talks about the legendary vineyards in South Africa, the wines and the history

Hans Astrom is CEO of Klein Constantia, a winery in the Constantia wine region near Cape Town, since 2011. He also happens to be Swedish. We met him at the vineyard to talk about how it is to be responsible for a large vineyard in South Africa and to be the producer of the legendary […]

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Cahors Cathedral, sound and light

“Intronisation” in the Cahors Brotherhood, Cahors Malbec Days 2014

The grandiose and solemn Chapitre Exceptionnel of the Confrérie du Vin de Cahors where 11 American sommeliers were dubbed knights Almost every wine region in France has its own “wine brotherhood”, confrérie de vin. Cahors, in the South-West is no different. The Confreries is mainly a fun thing that is used as an excuse to […]

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Jaime ton vin

Fun and unusual wine videos: Jaime ton wine

Internet videos on wine tend to be shaky footage of vineyards, someone drinking wine in front of the camera blabbering on about fruit and body, or sometimes a winemaker who talks. This one is different: Jaime ton wine. It helps if you speak French, but even if not it is obvious that this is different. […]

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Graham Nutter of Chateau St Jacques d’Albas, interview | BKWine TV

Interview with Graham Nutter of Chateau St Jacques d’Albas. Graham acquired Château Saint Jacques d’Albas some seven years ago, as the realisation of a long-time dream of becoming winemaker. Graham has invested heavily in the property and in the soil to make it a premier example of a quality wine producer in the Languedoc region […]

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Domaine de Nizas, Languedoc

Domaine de Nizas, Languedoc, interview with Arnaud Deville | BKWine TV

Interview with Arnaud Deville manager of Domaine de Nizas, a vineyard in the Languedoc region in France, a little bit north of Pezenas and close to Caux. The Domaine de Nizas vineyard was created by the Franco-American John Goelet who also owns Clos du Val in California (manged by Bernard Portet) and Taltarni Vineyards in […]

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Sarah Ahmed, The Wine Detective

5 reasons why Portuguese wines are great with Sarah Ahmed, The Wine Detective | BKWine TV

Interview with Sarah Ahmed on why wines from Portugal are so exciting Here are some of the key things on Portuguese wines that Sarah tells us in the interview: If you are a wine lover you can not help being exited about Portugal and Portuguese wines. The country has a treasure trove of native grape […]

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Mas Gabinele in the Faugeres, Languedoc | BKWine TV

An interview in French with the founder, Thierry Rodriguez, of the Mas Gabinele wine estate in Faugeres in the Languedoc. This is quite an old video, but that apparently we have not previously published it here. It is actually one of the very first I made, back in 2007. In short on Mas Gabinele: 10 […]

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Maestro sparkling wine closure by Alcan and Duval-Leroy

Maestro, a (not so) new champagne closure by Duval Leroy and Alcan | BKWine TV

Curiously, this has not previously been published on BKWine Magazine even though it is one of our most viewed videos and dates back to 2009. It shows the launch of a new champagne closure called Maestro. However, after the launch the new cork (capsule actually) was ruled illegal by the authorities since the rules says […]

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Domaine la Rabidote

“Honey, I bought a vineyard!”

Not everyone has 50 or 100 million euros to spend on a vineyard (as was recently the price tag for Ruffino). One of the most cost efficient districts in which to buy a vineyard is the Languedoc in the south of France. Although they make some outstanding wines there today the land prices are often […]

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Domaine Turner Pageot, Emmanuel Pageot & Karen Turner

The story of Domaine Turner Pageot | BKWine TV

Domaine Turner Pageot is a very small wine producer in the Languedoc, in the little town of Gabian. It was created by the husband and wife team of Emmanuel Pageot and Karen Turner, he from France and she from Australia. Emmanuel runs the vineyard and winery while Karen spends most of her time working as […]

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Hans Kristian Jorgensen, owner, Cortes de Cima

Cortes de Cima Founder & Owner Hans Kristian Jorgensen | BKWine TV

Interview with the founder, owner and winemaker of the winery Cortes de Cima: Hans Kristian Jorgensen, in the vineyards of the estate. Cortes de Cima is one of the leading wine estates in the Alentejo, a wine region an hour or two east of Lisbon that has undergone a revival in the last few decades. […]

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A quarter of a million video views on BKWine TV

We are a bit surprised ourselves. We recently passed 250,000 (yes, a quarter of a million!) video views on YouTube for our wine videos. We started doing video four years ago mostly for fun and not as a serious thing. Since then we have done more than a hundred videos (and they have become a […]

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John Loubser, Steenberg Vineyards Winery

Steenberg Vineyards, South Africa, interview with John Loubser | BKWine TV

Interview with John Loubser, general manager at the Steenberg Vineyards Winery in Constantia on the Cape peninsula in South Africa. Steenberg means Stone Mountain. The reason is obvious when you come here: you are surrounded by stones and mountains, granite stone mountain. This soil gives fantastic sauvignon blanc wines with lots of minerality. They also […]

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La derniere goutte

The dangers of inviting your friends over to share a bottle of wine

Sub-title: The Life of a Vigneron. We suspect that it is actually a so called viral video that tries to market the wines of Domaine Mazet de Croses, a vineyard in the Languedoc. But it does not matter. It is so fabulous so we just have to share it! The video is actually called La […]

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Dottore Giorgio Colli, truffles expert

An introduction to truffles with the truffles doctor Dottore Giorgio Colli | BKWine TV

Dottore Giorgio Colli gives a short introduction to truffles, what types of truffles there are and how you should prepare and serve them. Truffle is a type of mushroom. About a dozen truffle varieties are used in Europe. There is the white truffle, called in Latin Tuber Magnatum Pico. It is found mainly in the […]

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Hamilton Reis, winemaker at Cortes de Cima

Cortes de Cima Winemaker Hamilton Reis | BKWine TV

Cortes de Cima: interview with winemaker Hamilton Reis. Cortes de Cima is a winery in the Alentejo region in Portugal, an hour an a half east of Lisbon. Their total range includes more than a dozen wines. The main: Chamine is the entry level wine, a blend with mainly Portuguese grape varieties (aragonez, trincadeira and […]

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Chateau Cheval Blanc, Bordeaux

Interesting interviews with top chateaux in Bordeaux

I’m not quite sure why they have done it but it is a very ambitious effort. The Swedish wine importer Hjo Grosshandel has published a dozen video interviews with a handful of the great and glorious chateau in Bordeaux. The interviews were done (it seems) at the primeur tastings earlier this year, and the main […]

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Jancis Robinson on video

Why we don’t see more videos with Jancis Robinson

“Wine tasting is not a spectator sport” Jancis Robinson is one of the wine world’s super-stars. She recently published a new video with herself, one of only two she has made with herself. And the whole point of the video is to explain why she does not do more. “Wine tasting is not a spectator […]

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Wines from Istria in Croatia, part 5: An Austrian in Istria explains

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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BKWine TV wine videos viewed 200,000 times

BKWine TV recently passed 200,000 “total upload views” on YouTube. BKWine TV is our ‘channel’ on YouTube with interviews, reportage and other videos that we’ve done during our various wine tours and travel. In other words 203,366 is the number of times someone has watched a BKWine TV video. Fantastic, we’re very happy! You can […]

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Ntsiki Biyela, Stellekaya Winery

Stellekaya Winery, Stellenbosch, South Africa – BKWine TV

Stellekaya is one of the wine producers that impressed us most during our trip to South Africa earlier this year. It’s a small producer – they call themselves boutique wine producer – and the wines are not only of high quality but also interesting and with a lot a character. Their winemaker Ntsiki Biyela started […]

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Domaine Turner Pageot in Languedoc goes video viral

Domaine Turner Pageot is a small wine estate in the village of Gabian not far from Béziers in the Languedoc. Karen Turner from Australia and Emmanuel Pageot from France first met in the cellars of Hugel in Alsace where they were both working for the harvest (quite) some years back. Both had a passion for […]

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Frederic Duseigneur, Domaine Duseigneur

Domaine Duseigneur part 1, farming the vineyards w Frederic Duseigneur [E] – BKWine TV

Interview (part 1) with Domaine Duseigneur (Rhone), Frederic Duseigneur. Domaine Duseigneur is a small family wine producer in the southern Rhone Valley just across the river from Chateauneuf-du-Pape, run by the brothers Frederic and Bernard (they also work with the famous French sommelier Philippe Faure-Brac). Frederic sees himself more as a farmer than a winemaker. […]

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