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  • [F] Les vins de Bordeaux #1 CIVB, le point de vue des professionnels

      http://www.bkwine.com/wine_tours/wine_tours.htm --- Premiere partie de l interview avec Alain Vironneau, president du CIVB (Conseil Interprofessionnel du Vin de Bordeaux, linterprofession bordelais charge d entre autre la promotion, le marketing et beaucoup d autre projets communs de...
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  • [E] Chateau Yquem (part 2), Sauternes, tasting with Sandrine Garbay

      - http://www.bkwine.com/wine_tours/wine_tours.htm --- Sandrine Garbay, cellar master and winemaker at Chateau d Yquem, comments on how a Chateau d Yquem change in taste as it ages. She starts from young vintages just after bottling and talks about how the taste evolves to more com...
  • [E] Wine in Austria, an introduction

      http://www.bkwine.com/wine_tours/wine_tours.htm --- 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 ...
  • [F] Domaine Huet, Vouvray, avec Noel Pinguet

        http://www.bkwine.com/wine_tours/wine_tours.htm --- Interview with Noel Pinguet, winemaker and co-owner of the Domaine Huet l Echansonne vineyards in the Vouvray wine region in the Loire Valley. It is a biodynamic vineyard in the centre of the Loire Valley. [F] The langu...
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  • [E] Domaine Baumard, Loire, Florent Baumard

        http://www.bkwine.com/wine_tours/wine_tours.htm --- Interview with Florent Baumard of Domaine des Baumard. Florent is the winemaker and owner at the family property located in the Loire Valley in the village of Rochefort-sur-Loire. Domaine des Baumard produces primarily dr...
  • [E] Chateau Yquem (part 1), Sauternes, Sandrine Garbay interview

        http://www.bkwine.com/wine_tours/wine_tours.htm --- Interview with Sandrine Garbay the chief winemaker and cellar master (maitre de chai). She has been in charge of the wine making since 1998 at Yquem. Sandrine has made a dream come true by becoming the winemaker of Yquem. ...
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  • [E] Weingut Emmerich Knoll, E Knoll interview

        http://www.bkwine.com/wine_tours/wine_tours.htm --- Weingut Emmerich Knoll is a winery and vineyard located in Unterloiben (Durnstein) in eastern Wachau in Lower Austria. They make almost exclusively white wine, from the grape varieties gruner veltliner and riesling, and a li...
  • New issue of BKWine Brief newsletter out

    We've just published the new edition of our wine newsletter, The BKWine Brief (a free newsletter about wine, gastronomy and travel). You can find it here: The BKWine Brief wine newsletter
  • Come to Portugal wine country

      - - http://www.bkwine.com/wine_tours/wine_tours.htm - Come to Portugal - a few glimpses of vineyard and winery visits with BKWine. Seeing some beautiful landscapes and some views from the cities (Lisbon, with its trams, and Evora with its ancient Roman temple). Perhaps to give you so...
  • Making a wine barrel at C Gillet Cooperage

        http://www.bkwine.com/wine_tours/wine_tours.htm --- The making of a wine barrel at C Gillet Cooperage. Tonnellerie Claude Gillet (cooperage) shows us how a cooper creates a barrel. An oak wine barrel (barrique, pi├Ęce) is made: from oak planks; cutting them in shape, assemb...