Tag Archives | Finland

The world’s oldest champagne found on Åland

What is believed to be the world’s oldest champagne was recently found on Åland, the semi-independent group of island between Finland and Sweden in the Baltic Sea. Divers found a cache of bottles in an old ship wreak. The 30 bottles are thought to come from Veuve Clicquot and date back to between 1782 and […]

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BKWine on MTV3 in Finland

We were glad to discover that BKWine was recently featured in an article in the Finnish MTV3 on wine and food travel to France. Our Finnish partner, VirpiSorvisto is interviewed in the article and if you look really hard you can find Britt on one of the photos. The article or translated to English.

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Finnish wine and gastronomy fair in August

For the second year in a row, Virpi Sorvisto organises a wine and gastronomy fair in Kokkola (Karleby) in Finland on August 15 and 16. Both days will be filled with interesting tastings and presentations. The Finnish chocolatier Jonas Hoffsten will present the exclusive Amedei chocolate and explain what to drink to it; the TV […]

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Finnish wine threatens the EU CAP agricultural policy?

Apparently, Mr Fredrik Slotte on the Finnish island of Aland in the Baltic Sea grows vines on a small vineyard. He hopes to soon produce some 100 bottles of wine. The problem is that this Finnish vineyard came to the attention of someone in the EU agricultural administration and made him think: “If the climate […]

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