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Vallformosa wooden vat Spain Penedes

A 500+ years (?) old wooden fermentation vat (Vallformosa, Penedes)

Fermentation tanks. Ancient medieval vats. Vallformosa, Vilobi, Penedes, Catalonia, Spain – Vallformosa winery, Catalonia, Penedes, Spain, stock photography samples, by Per Karlsson, BKWine — This is only a selection of samples. Use Image SEARCH to find more photos — Vallformosa is a family owned winery in Vilobí del Penedès, in the DO Penedes, in Catalonia […]

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Torres, Catalonia, Spain

Dial 6222 for wine (Torres, Catalonia)

Winery tubing with a dial-like switch to pump wine from one tank to another. Torres Penedes Catalonia Spain – Torres winery, Penedes, Catalonia, Spain, stock photography samples, by Per Karlsson, BKWine — This is only a selection of samples. Use Image SEARCH to find more photos — Torres is one of the precursors of Spanish […]

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Sitges, Spain

Good place to be to discover the wines of Catalonia (Sitges)

Evening view. Porto Alegre / San Sebastian beach. Sitges, Catalonia, Spain – Sitges, Catalonia, Spain, stock photography samples, by Per Karlsson, BKWine — This is only a selection of samples. Use Image SEARCH to find more photos — Sitges is a good place to stay when you explore Catalan wine regions. (It’s located just 35 […]

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Scala Dei Priorat

Not the type of ladder I’d like to climb (Scala Dei, Priorat)

Cliffs over Scala Dei village. Scala Dei, Priorato, Catalonia, Spain – Scala Dei winery, Priorat, Catalonia, Spain, stock photography samples, by Per Karlsson, BKWine — This is only a selection of samples. Use Image SEARCH to find more photos — La Conreria de Scala Dei is one of the traditional wine producers in the small […]

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Wine library Raimat, Catalonia, Spain

Shall we bring out a volume from the library? (Raimat, Spain)

The wine library cellar with old dusty cobweb bottles. Bottles aging in the cellar. Raimat Costers del Segre Catalonia Spain – Raimat, Costers del Segre, Catalonia, Spain, stock photography samples, by Per Karlsson, BKWine — This is only a selection of samples. Use Image SEARCH to find more photos — Raimat is today Spain’s biggest […]

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Old and new in Priorat (Mas Igneus, Spain)

Winery building. Mas Igneus, Gratallops, Priorato, Catalonia, Spain. – Mas Igneus, Priorat, Catalonia, Spain, stock photography samples, by Per Karlsson, BKWine — This is only a selection of samples. Use Image SEARCH to find more photos — Mas Igneus is a vineyard and winery located near Gratallops in Priorat (Priorato), Catalonia, in north eastern Spain. […]

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The famous modernista winery at Codorniu (Penedes, spain)

Winery building. Traditional Catalan architecture style. Codorniu, Sant Sadurni d’Anoia, Penedes, Catalonia, Spain – Codorníu winery, Catalonia, Spain, stock photography samples, by Per Karlsson, BKWine — This is only a selection of samples. Use Image SEARCH to find more photos — Codorníu is one of the biggest Spanish producers of sparkling wine – cava. Some […]

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A tool of the cellar master (Clos de l’Obac, Costers del Siurana, Spain)

Candle for topping up. Oak barrel aging and fermentation cellar. Clos de l’Obac, Costers del Siurana, Gratallops, Priorato, Catalonia, Spain. – Clos de l’Obac / Costers del Siurana, Priorat, Catalonia, Spain, stock photography samples, by Per Karlsson, BKWine — This is only a selection of samples. Use Image SEARCH to find more photos — Carles […]

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Merlot in Spain (Castell del Remei, Costers del Segre)

Bunches of ripe grapes. Merlot. Castel del Remei, Costers del Segre, Catalonia, Spain. – Castell del Remei, Costers del Segre, Catalonia, Spain, stock photography, by Per Karlsson, BKWine — This is only a selection of samples. Use Image SEARCH to find more photos — In the 1980s the Cusine family took over the Castell del […]

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A great cause? (Can Rafols del Caus, Spain)

Gran Caus 2005. Can Rafols dels Caus, Avinyonet, Penedes, Catalonia, Spain. – Can Rafols dels Caus, Penedes Catalonia, Spain, stock photography, by Per Karlsson, BKWine — This is only a selection of samples. Use Image SEARCH to find more photos — Can Rafols dels Caus is a vineyard and winery located in Avinyonet in Penedes, […]

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Albet y Noya vineyards in Penedes, Catalonia

Vineyard view. Albet i Noya. Penedes Catalonia Spain – Albet i Noya in Sant Pau d’Ordal, stock photography samples. By Per Karlsson, BKWine — This is only a selection of samples. Use Image SEARCH to find more photos — The Albet family have been making wine in Penedes since the early 20th century. Since 1979 […]

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How much alcohol? A probing question. (Raimat, Costers del Segre)

Grape delivery with tractors and containers. Probe to test the grape must at reception. Raimat Costers del Segre Catalonia Spain – Raimat, Costers del Segre, Catalonia, stock photography samples, by Per Karlsson, BKWine. THIS IS ONLY A SELECTION OF SAMPLES. Use the image SEARCH function to find more relevant photos. Raimat is today Spain’s biggest […]

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An empty feeling inside (Vallformosa, Catalonia)

Bottles aging in the cellar. One bottle broken, exploded. Vallformosa, Vilobi, Penedes, Catalonia, Spain – Vallformosa winery, Catalonia, Penedes, stock photography samples, by Per Karlsson, BKWine. THIS IS ONLY A SELECTION OF SAMPLES. Use the image SEARCH function to find more relevant photos. Vallformosa is a family owned winery in Vilobí del Penedès, in the […]

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Hard hat winemaking (Torres, Catalonia)

Tubing on top of the fermentation vats. Fermentation tanks. Torres Penedes Catalonia Spain – Torres winery, Penedes, Catalonia, stock photography samples, by Per Karlsson, BKWine. THIS IS ONLY A SELECTION OF SAMPLES. Use the image SEARCH function to find more relevant photos. Torres is one of the precursors of Spanish quality wine and of the […]

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Small winemakers need your support! (Sitges)

Human tower competition, castellers, Hands grabbing. Sitges, Catalonia, Spain – Sitges, Catalonia, stock photography samples, by Per Karlsson, BKWine. THIS IS ONLY A SELECTION OF SAMPLES. Use the image SEARCH function to find more relevant photos. Sitges is a good place to stay when you explore Catalan wine regions. (It’s located just 35 kilometres south […]

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God’s Ladder. One can almost see why. (Scala Dei, Priorat)

The village. Scala Dei, Priorato, Catalonia, Spain – Scala Dei winery, Priorat, stock photography samples, by Per Karlsson, BKWine. THIS IS ONLY A SELECTION OF SAMPLES. Use the image SEARCH function to find more relevant photos. La Conreria de Scala Dei is one of the traditional wine producers in the small village Scala Dei in […]

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Is this what makes the Priorat wines so ‘powerful’?

Wind farm on hilltop with wind power turbines. Priorato, Catalonia, Spain – Catalonia Priorat, stock photography samples, by Per Karlsson, BKWine. THIS IS ONLY A SELECTION OF SAMPLES. Use the image SEARCH function to find more relevant photos. Priorat (or Priorato) is a small wine region in Catalonia, in the province of Tarragona. It is […]

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“This is the secret of my wine, llicorella” (Mas Igneus, Priorat)

Rocks in the hand. Llicorella soil. Francesc Vernet Rigual, winemaker. Mas Igneus, Gratallops, Priorato, Catalonia, Spain. – Mas Igneus, Priorat, Catalonia, stock photography samples, by Per Karlsson, BKWine. THIS IS ONLY A SELECTION OF SAMPLES. Use the image SEARCH function to find more relevant photos. Mas Igneus is a vineyard and winery located near Gratallops […]

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Barrel fermentation (Clos de l’Obac, Priorat)

Cabernet Sauvignon fermenting in barrels. Clos de l’Obac, Costers del Siurana, Gratallops, Priorato, Catalonia, Spain. – Clos de l’Obac / Costers del Siurana, Priorat, Catalonia, stock photography samples, by Per Karlsson, BKWine. THIS IS ONLY A SELECTION OF SAMPLES. Use the image SEARCH function to find more relevant photos. Carles Pastrana of Clos de l’Obac […]

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A fortress? No, a winery. (Castel del Remei, Costers del Segre)

Castel del Remei, Costers del Segre, Catalonia, Spain. – Castell del Remei, Costers del Segre, Catalonia, stock photography samples, by Per Karlsson, BKWine. THIS IS ONLY A SELECTION OF SAMPLES. Use the image SEARCH function to find more relevant photos. In the 1980s the Cusine family took over the Castell del Remei (sometimes spelled Castel […]

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It is soon time! (Albet y Noya, Penedes)

Tempranillo vines in the vineyard. Albet i Noya. Penedes Catalonia Spain – Albet i Noya in Sant Pau d’Ordal, stock photography samples. By Per Karlsson, BKWine. THIS IS ONLY A SELECTION OF SAMPLES. Use the image SEARCH function to find more relevant photos. The Albet family have been making wine in Penedes since the early […]

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From here to eternity – Oak barrel aging at Albet y Noya in Catalonia

Oak barrel aging cellar. Albet i Noya. Oak barrel aging and fermentation cellar. Penedes Catalonia Spain – Albet i Noya in Sant Pau d’Ordal, stock photography samples. By Per Karlsson, BKWine. THIS IS ONLY A SELECTION OF SAMPLES. Use the image SEARCH function to find more relevant photos. The Albet family have been making wine […]

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Cabernet sauvignon Spanish style – very different (Castell del Remei, Costers del Segre)

Bunches of ripe grapes. Cabernet Sauvignon. Castel del Remei, Costers del Segre, Catalonia, Spain. – Castell del Remei, Costers del Segre, Catalonia, stock photography samples, by Per Karlsson, BKWine. THIS IS ONLY A SELECTION OF SAMPLES. Use the image SEARCH function to find more relevant photos. In the 1980s the Cusine family took over the […]

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Why they stack bottles the way they do

Why they stack bottles the way they do

This shows that if you stack the bottles the way they do in the cava cellars (and also in Champagne) it does not matter if one bottle in the big pile breaks, or for that matter if someone happens to pull out a bottle in the middle of the pile. Bottles aging in the cellar. […]

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Fill her up please

Fill her up please

Topping up. Oak barrel aging and fermentation cellar. Mas Igneus, Gratallops, Priorato, Catalonia, Spain. – Mas Igneus, Priorat, stock photography samples, by Per Karlsson, BKWine. Mas Igneus is a vineyard and winery located near Gratallops in Priorat (Priorato), Catalonia, in north eastern Spain. It was founded in 1996 as a joint venture between Josep Maria […]

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Curvaceous?

Curvaceous?

Winding road, terraced vineyards. Priorato, Catalonia, Spain – Catalonia Priorat, stock photography samples, by Per Karlsson, BKWine. Priorat (or Priorato) is a small wine region in Catalonia, in the province of Tarragona. It is notable for its high altitude vineyards grown on very poor soil in hot and arid climate. A typical terroir is the […]

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Stereo wine (Mas Comtal, Catalonia)

Stereo wine (Mas Comtal, Catalonia)

Wine glasses. Pouring cava. Mas Comtal, Avinyonet, Penedes, Catalonia, Spain – Mas Comtal winery, stock photography samples, by Per Karlsson, BKWine. The Mas Comtal winery is located in Avinyonet del Penedès, Alt Penedes in Catalonia, in north eastern Spain. It has 27 hectares of vineyards at an altitude of about 350 m. They make white […]

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Base camp

Base camp

San Barthomieu i Santa Tecla church. At night. The coast walk. Sitges, Catalonia, Spain – Sitges, Catalonia, stock photography samples, by Per Karlsson, BKWine. Sitges is a good place to stay when you explore Catalan wine regions. (It’s located just 35 kilometres south of Barcelona.) Don’t choose Barcelona – it’ll take ages to get out […]

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How much new oak do you use?

How much new oak do you use?

In this case – not much! Ancient, medieval oak vat. Codorniu, Sant Sadurni d’Anoia, Penedes, Catalonia, Spain – Codorníu winery, stock photography samples, by Per Karlsson, BKWine. Codorníu is one of the biggest Spanish producers of sparkling wine – cava. Some claim it is the world’s largest producer of sparkling wine. The winery is located […]

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Grapes

Grapes

Well, sometimes you just can’t come up with an inspired headline. – Torres winery, stock photography samples, by Per Karlsson, BKWine. Torres is one of the precursors of Spanish quality wine and of the development of international markets for Spanish wines. They are today producing wines in three different continents. The roots though are firmly […]

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