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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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 www.mtv3.fi or translated to English.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Wine & View is a new wine bar at the Helsinki airport who claim to be the world’s only wine bar with over 1000 fine wines available to taste by the glass. Some examples: Chateau Pétrus 1975, Chambertin 1961, or a vintage port from 1864… (don’t even dare to think of what they might cost) […]