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A glass of wine filled with Moscato de Pantelleria in a restaurant on Sicily, Italy

Selected and exhibited at the Oenovideo Festival

One of my photographs has been selected to be featured at the Oenovideo festival in Carcassonne this year Oenovideo is a yearly festival and competition for videos on wine. Each year the festival takes place in a different wine producing region. This year it will be in the Languedoc, in the magnificent city of Carcassonne. […]

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Barrel in the ageing cellar at Clos des Langres, Domaine d'Ardhuy, Nuits-St-Georges, Burgundy

Burgundian wine cellars and old barrels have a certain charm, thinks a Swedish newspaper

Many wine producers in burgundy are small. they have old, vaulted, underground cellars filled wine oak barrels with wine. It is almost a secretive atmosphere when you walk in one of those cellars. It certainly makes you think about time that passes, or seems as if it stands still and that time have not changed […]

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View over the vineyard in Chateauneuf-du-Pape from the Pope's summer palace

White smoke from the Pope’s Palace. I vote for good wine.

Apparently the cardinals voted yesterday. But the smoke that came out from the chimney was black so they had not agreed. They are said to be voting again this morning and if they can agree on who will be the next Pope then the smoke from the conclave should be white. On the picture they […]

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The Pope's Palace in Avignon

Something for the cardinals to contemplate

There was a time when selecting a Pope was a matter of world politics. There was a time when who was going to become Pope was cause for murder or even war. There was a time when the Pope was not in Rome. There was even a time when there were two Popes at the […]

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Oak barrel aging and fermentation cellar. Chateau Bellefont Belcier, Saint Emilion, Bordeaux, France

Sold! (Chateau Bellefont Belcier, Saint Emilion, Bordeaux)

The Chateau Bellefont-Belcier is said to be on the verge of being sold to a Chinese buyer, or perhaps already sold. It is also said to be the first “classified growth” to have been sold to a Chinese. Chateau Bellefont Belcier, Saint Emilion, Bordeaux, stock photography samples, by Per Karlsson, BKWine — This is only […]

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The vineyard of Chateau des Fines Roches with Grenache vines and pebbly rocky galet soil and a view over the village Chateauneuf-du-Pape, Vaucluse, Rhone, Provence, France

Rhone pictures in Decanter

Earlier this year the UK publication Decanter Magazine (self proclaimed “The world’s best wine magazine”) had a feature on wines from the southern Rhone Valley. They covered regions such as the Vacqueyras, Gigondas, Chateauneuf-du-Pape etc and the wines and vineyards of all southern Cotes du Rhone. Some of the photography that they featured was from […]

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Croco capsules? (Millesime Bio organic wine fair)

Millesime Bio Organic Wine Fair, Montpellier, France, stock photography samples, by Per Karlsson, BKWine — This is only a selection of samples. Use Image SEARCH to find more photos — Millésime Bio is a wine fair that is entirely dedicated to organic wines. All exhibitors must be certified organic (or in conversion). In addition, all […]

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In the wine cellar: large oak storage casks, Champagne Jacquesson in Dizy

This is where the wine ferments (Champagne Jacquesson, Dizy)

Champagne Jacquesson, Dizy, Champagne, France, stock photography samples, by Per Karlsson, BKWine — This is only a selection of samples. Use Image SEARCH to find more photos — Champagne Jacquesson is a small champagne house run by Jean-Hervé Chiquet and Laurent Chiquet. They are at the same time traditional as well as very innovative in […]

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Stainless steel fermentation and storage tanks

Red or white or blue wine (Mont Tauch co-operative, Languedoc)

Cave Cooperative du Mont Tauch, Les Vignerons du Mont Tauch, Fitou, Languedoc, France, stock photography samples, by Per Karlsson, BKWine — This is only a selection of samples. Use Image SEARCH to find more photos — Cave Cooperative du Mont Tauch or Les Vignerons Du Mont Tauch is a co-operative wine producer in the village […]

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Domaine Mas Gabinele. Faugeres. Languedoc

Mas Gabinele vineyards in winter, Languedoc

Mas Gabinele, Faugeres, Languedoc, France, stock photography samples, by Per Karlsson, BKWine — This is only a selection of samples. Use Image SEARCH to find more photos — Mas Gabinèle is a wine domaine in the Faugères region in the Languedoc in the south of France. The Domaine Mas Gabinele is located in a tiny […]

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Domaine Fontedicto, Caux. Pezenas region. Languedoc. Horse to work in the vineyard instead of tractor. France. Europe.

Better than a vineyard tractor? (Domaine Fontedicto, Languedoc)

Domaine Fontedicto, Languedoc, France, stock photography samples, by Per Karlsson, BKWine — This is only a selection of samples. Use Image SEARCH to find more photos — Domaine Fontedicto is a wine estate in the Languedoc region, not far from Caux, in the south of France. Bernard Bellahsen bought the then run down winery and […]

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Pierre Quinonero Domaine de la Garance. Pezenas region. Languedoc. Owner winemaker. France. Europe. Vineyard.

Don’t mess with my wine! (Domaine de la Garance, Languedoc)

Domaine de la Garance, Languedoc, France, stock photography samples, by Per Karlsson, BKWine — This is only a selection of samples. Use Image SEARCH to find more photos — Domaine de la Garance is a wine estate not far from Caux in the Languedoc in the south of France. The owner is Pierre Quinonero, a […]

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Cave Cooperative Embres et Castelmaure Languedoc

Across the road from the Cave Coop (Embres et Castelmaure Cave Cooperative, Languedoc)

Embres et Castelmaure Cave Cooperative co-operative. Les Corbieres. Languedoc. A door. Window. France. Europe. – Cave Cooperative d’Embres et Castelmaure, Corbieres, Languedoc, France, stock photography samples, by Per Karlsson, BKWine – This is only a selection of samples. Use Image SEARCH to find more photos – Cave Castelmaure, or Castelmaure SCV, or even Cave Cooperative […]

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A vine in the vineyards of Chateau Saint Martin de la Garrigue, Languedoc

A cane for the old (Chateau Saint Martin de la Garrigue, Languedoc)

Chateau St Martin de la Garrigue. Languedoc. Vines trained in Guyot cane pruning. Old, gnarled and twisting vine. France. Europe. Vineyard. – Chateau Saint Martin de la Garrigue, Languedoc, France, stock photography samples, by Per Karlsson, BKWine — This is only a selection of samples. Use Image SEARCH to find more photos — Chateau Saint […]

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Champagne cellar

Have you ever experienced the Tunnel Effect in Champagne? (François Secondé)

The underground wine cellar, thousands of bottles aging either in pupitres (racks) upside down waiting to be disgorged or lying on their side for the secondary fermentation Champagne Francois Seconde, Sillery Grand Cru, Montagne de Reims, Champagne, Marne, Ardennes, France – Champagne small independent growers, France, stock photography samples, by Per Karlsson, BKWine — This […]

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Resting time, for a great future (Mas Champart, Languedoc)

Domaine Mas Champart St Chinian. Languedoc. Vines trained in Gobelet pruning. Terroir soil. The vineyard. France. Europe. – Mas Champart, Saint Chinian, Languedoc, France, stock photography samples, by Per Karlsson, BKWine — This is only a selection of samples. Use Image SEARCH to find more photos — Mas Champart is a small family-run winery in […]

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Biting humour at the winery (Clos Bagatelle, Languedoc)

Clos Bagatelle, Chien Poete, Style Mordant – the dog is a poet, biting humour St Chinian. Languedoc. France. Europe. – Clos Bagatelle, Saint Chinian, Languedoc, France, stock photography samples, by Per Karlsson, BKWine — This is only a selection of samples. Use Image SEARCH to find more photos — Clos Bagatelle is a wine estate […]

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The eagle’s nest or the gentleman’s abode? (Domaine de l’Aigle, Languedoc)

Roquetaillade hilltop village. Domaine de l’Aigle winery. Limoux. Languedoc. An early winter morning with mist still laying low and sunshine glowing golden. France. Europe. Vineyard. – Domaine de l’Aigle, Limoux, Languedoc, France, stock photography samples, by Per Karlsson, BKWine — This is only a selection of samples. Use Image SEARCH to find more photos — […]

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The tree, the track, the vineyard (Chateau d’Antugnac, Languedoc)

Domaine d’Antugnac. Limoux. Languedoc. Last rays of light a late winter evening. France. Europe. Vineyard. – Domaine or Chateau d’Antugnac, Limoux, Languedoc, France, stock photography samples, by Per Karlsson, BKWine — This is only a selection of samples. Use Image SEARCH to find more photos — Chateau d’Antugnac (or Domaine d’Antugnac) is a wine estate […]

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Autumn colours in the vineyard (Mas du Soleilla, Languedoc)

La Clape. Languedoc. Domaine Mas du Soleilla. Vines trained in Cordon royat pruning. Vine leaves. The vineyard. Bright and vibrant red and yellow autumn winter colours. France. Europe. – Mas du Soleilla, La Clape, Languedoc, France, stock photography samples, by Per Karlsson, BKWine — This is only a selection of samples. Use Image SEARCH to […]

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The massive mountain of La Clape in Languedoc

View over the La Clape Massif, mountain, from Gruissan village. La Clape. Languedoc. France. Europe. – Gruissan village, La Clape, Languedoc, France, stock photography samples, by Per Karlsson, BKWine — This is only a selection of samples. Use Image SEARCH to find more photos — Gruissan is a small town on the Mediterranean coast in […]

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Curious effect of steel wires in the vineyard (Chateau l’Hospitalet, Languedoc)

Domaine Gerard Bertrand, Chateau l’Hospitalet. La Clape. Languedoc. Metal supporting wires for the vines making graphic reflections in the vineyard. France. Europe. – Chateau l’Hospitalet, Domaine Gerard Bertrand, Languedoc, France, stock photography samples, by Per Karlsson, BKWine — This is only a selection of samples. Use Image SEARCH to find more photos — Chateau l’Hospitalet […]

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60 or 100 years old? (Domaine du Grand Guilhem, Languedoc)

Domaine Grand Guilhem. In Cascastel-des-Corbieres. Fitou. Languedoc. Vines trained in Gobelet pruning. Old, gnarled and twisting vine. The vineyard. France. Europe. – Domaine Grand Guilhem, Fitou / Corbieres, Languedoc, France, stock photography samples, by Per Karlsson, BKWine — This is only a selection of samples. Use Image SEARCH to find more photos — Domaine du […]

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It is easier if you pour it in a glass (Domaine de la Garance, Languedoc)

Pierre Quinonero smelling the Barrel. Domaine de la Garance. Pezenas region. Languedoc. Barrel cellar. Owner winemaker. France. Europe. – Domaine de la Garance, Languedoc, France, stock photography samples, by Per Karlsson, BKWine — This is only a selection of samples. Use Image SEARCH to find more photos — Domaine de la Garance is a wine […]

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Fitou, Cuve number 2 (Domaine Bertrand Berge, Languedoc)

Fitou 2004, Cuve number 2. with notice of when it has been treated with sulphur. Domaine Bertrand-Berge In Paziols. Fitou. Languedoc. Painted steel vats. Concrete fermentation and storage vats. Sign on tank. France. Europe. – Domaine Bertrand-Berge, Fitou, Languedoc, France, stock photography samples, by Per Karlsson, BKWine — This is only a selection of samples. […]

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This would be a nice place for a villa (Chateau des Erles, Languedoc)

Chateau des Erles. In Villeneuve-les-Corbieres. Fitou. Languedoc. Spectacular view vista over the hilltop vineyard dominated by schist. France. Europe. – Chateau des Erles, Domaines Francois Lurton, Fitou, Languedoc, France, stock photography samples, by Per Karlsson, BKWine — This is only a selection of samples. Use Image SEARCH to find more photos — Chateau des Erles […]

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Cut down vine and Cathar fortress (Chateau de Nouvelles, Languedoc)

Chateau de Nouvelles. Fitou. Languedoc. Vines trained in Gobelet pruning. Old, gnarled and twisting vine. Terroir soil. The vineyard. France. Europe. Mountains and the Chateau d’Aguilar Cathar hilltop fortress dating from the 11th and 12th century in the background. – Chateau de Nouvelles, Fitou, Languedoc, France, stock photography samples, by Per Karlsson, BKWine — This […]

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Skulls in the vineyard (Domaine Saint Sylvestre, Languedoc)

Big rocks called “tetes de mort” head of dead people or skulls. Domaine Saint Sylvestre in Puechabon. Terrasses de Larzac. Languedoc. Vines trained in Gobelet pruning. Young Mourvedre grape vine variety. Terroir soil. France. Europe. Vineyard. Soil with stones rocks. Galets. – Domaine Saint Sylvestre, Puéchabon, Languedoc, France, stock photography samples, by Per Karlsson, BKWine […]

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Alone I am strong (Vignerons du Mont Tauch, Languedoc)

Mont Tauch Cave Cooperative co-operative In Tuchan. Fitou. Languedoc. Vines trained in Gobelet pruning. Old, gnarled and twisting vine. Terroir soil. France. Europe. Vineyard. – Cave Cooperative du Mont Tauch, Les Vignerons du Mont Tauch, Fitou, Languedoc, France, stock photography samples, by Per Karlsson, BKWine — This is only a selection of samples. Use Image […]

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Natural fertiliser factory (Faugeres, Languedoc)

Vineyard with cows, cattle, bulls near Lentheric, below Chateau des Estanilles. Faugeres. Languedoc. Vines trained in Gobelet pruning. France. Europe. – Faugeres region, Languedoc, France, stock photography samples, by Per Karlsson, BKWine — This is only a selection of samples. Use Image SEARCH to find more photos — Faugeres is a sub region of the […]

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