Tourism

First Champagne Tour with BKWine

First Champagne Tour with BKWine

For the first time a Champagne tour is featured on BKWine’s English language program. It will include a combination of prestigious houses and independent Champagne producers. The focus will be on the top quality ‘independent growers’ Champagne that has become very trendy, but that is difficult to access for outsiders. Britt Karlsson, founder of BKWine, comments…

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Champagne Tasting in France

Champagne Tasting in France

Visit the Champagne region of France to taste stunning Champagnes, amazing French food and stay at boutique hotels. Champagne is a beautiful area home to endless vines and picture-perfect villages. Tastings include some from top houses, such as Taittinger and Veuve Clicquot, as well as smaller, quality grower Champagnes. You will also be able to explore the local villages and towns…

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Explore Wales with Welsh Wine Trails

Explore Wales with Welsh Wine Trails

The Welsh wine industry has seen a 70% increase of bottles produced in the last ten years, now producing 100,000 a year. The award-winning vineyards of Wales have grouped together to create a Welsh Vineyards Association to promote the growing wine sector in Wales. At Welsh Wine Trails, there are 12 places you can visit, including Ancre Hill, Parva…

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BK Wine Tour to South Africa

BK Wine Tour to South Africa

The first spring wine tour on BKWine’s program takes the traveller to South Africa, who produce many top world-class wines. The tour extends over nine days and takes the traveller to famous wine regions of Stellenbosch, Paarl and Franschhoek and some of the best wine estates in the country, including meetings with the winemakers and…

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4 Vineyards to visit in Kent, England

4 Vineyards to visit in Kent, England

Kent, in the South East of England, is producing top quality sparkling wine and gaining recognition worldwide. This beautiful part of country is a great place to visit and not too far from London. With it’s chalky soils and mild climate, the Kent terroir is similar to that of Champagne. The winemakers  mainly use the…

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Fizz on Foot

Fizz on Foot, Sussex Sparkling Wine Tours

Fizz on Foot offers a range of South of England walking tours in East and West Sussex. Over the course of one to four days, you can explore the vineyards of Sussex, taste great bubbly and learn about the local history. If you decide to stay for a short break, you will stay at the beautiful…

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Staying with a Grower Champagne during Harvest.

Staying with a Grower Champagne during Harvest.

It is surely one of the most memorable experiences in the world of wine to be present at the grape harvest in the Champagne region of France. This year we were fortunate enough to be guests of Roger Constant Lemaire Champagne who are located in Villers-sous-Châtillon, a family run grower label with an increasingly recognised label across…

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Visit Jenkyn Place this Harvest

Visit Jenkyn Place this Harvest

Jenkyn Place are offering wine lovers the chance to experience a taste of the harvest with special tours on Wednesday 7th October at 6pm and on Saturday 10th October at 11am. The tours, which will last for two-hours, will include a walk around some of the 12 acres of vines, where you’ll be able to…

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Growth of the UK Wine Tourism Industry

Growth of the UK Wine Tourism Industry

With many vineyards in England within an hour by train from London, the wine tourism industry is a growth industry with a reported 65% increase in tourists this year. The WSTA has reported that 33% of English vineyards have experienced a surge in overseas visitors, mainly from Holland, Germany, France and China. More and more vineyards are…

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