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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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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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Preparation 501, silica used for biodynamic spraying (Domaine Montirius, Rhone)

biodynamic preparation 501 ground silica in a glass jar domaine montirius vacqueyras rhone france – Domaine Montirius, Vacqueyras, Rhône Valley, stock photography samples, by Per Karlsson, BKWine. THIS IS ONLY A SELECTION OF SAMPLE PICTURES. Use the image SEARCH function to find more relevant photos. Domaine Montirius is a family owned winery run by Christine […]

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A rather expensive modern cross-flow Pall filter machine (Delas, Rhone)

tangential cross flow pall filter delas freres tournon-s-r rhone france – Delas Freres, Tournon, Rhône Valley, stock photography samples, by Per Karlsson, BKWine. THIS IS ONLY A SELECTION OF SAMPLE PICTURES. Use the image SEARCH function to find more relevant photos. Delas is one of the bigger wine producers and négociants in the northern Rhone […]

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Drug production? (Tain l’Hermitage, Rhone)

vineyard red poppies hermitage rhone france – Tain l’Hermitage, Rhône, stock photography samples, by Per Karlsson, BKWine. THIS IS ONLY A SELECTION OF SAMPLES. Use the image SEARCH function to find more relevant photos. Tain l’Hermitage is the small town that is the centre of the Hermitage appellation in the northern Rhone Valley. It is […]

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This looks like a very nice thing to do (Gigondas, Rhone)

wine shop caveau du gigondas rhone france – Gigondas, Rhône, stock photography samples, by Per Karlsson, BKWine. THIS IS ONLY A SELECTION OF SAMPLES. Use the image SEARCH function to find more relevant photos. Gigondas is a wine village in the southern Rhone Valley. Today it is one of the village appellations, having the right […]

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A pinch of barrel aging (Domaine le Sang des Cailloux, Rhone Valley)

concrete vats group of visitors domaine sang des cailloux vacqueyras rhone france – Domaine le Sang des Cailloux, Vacqueyras, Rhône, stock photography samples, by Per Karlsson, BKWine. THIS IS ONLY A SELECTION OF SAMPLES. Use the image SEARCH function to find more relevant photos. Domaine le Sang des Cailloux is a winery near Vacqueyras and […]

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Bring out the big gun (Domaine des Amouriers, Rhone)

spigot on a tank domaine des amouriers gigondas rhone france – Domaine des Amouriers, Vacqueyras, Rhône, stock photography samples, by Per Karlsson, BKWine. THIS IS ONLY A SELECTION OF SAMPLES. Use the image SEARCH function to find more relevant photos. Domaine des Amouriers is a family owned wine estate in the southern Rhone Valley, France. […]

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This is must fermenting (Domaine Pelaquie, Rhone)

fermenting must and grapes domaine pelaquie rhone france – Domaine Pelaquie, Lirac, Tavel, Rhône, stock photography samples, by Per Karlsson, BKWine. THIS IS ONLY A SELECTION OF SAMPLES. Use the image SEARCH function to find more relevant photos. Domaine Pélaquié is situated in the southern Rhône Valley, France. It is in the village Laudun producing […]

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The big squeeze (Domaine de Cabasse, Rhone)

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Sometimes you need to take a beefy Rhone wine by its horns (Domaine Gilles Robin, Crozes-Hermitage)

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A good example of an old vine cordon royat (Chateau Curson, Crozes Hermitage, France)

old vine vineyard chateau curson domaine etienne pochon crozes hermitage rhone france An old vines trained in cordon de royat (or at least similar to cordon spur pruning – it looks a bit old, twisted and deformed though). Probably syrah. – Chateau Curson / Domaine Etienne Pochon, Crozes-Hermitage, Rhône, stock photography samples, by Per Karlsson, […]

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Cote Rotie vineyards (Domaine Bonserine, Rhone)

vineyard hut domaine bonserine ampuis rhone france – Domaine Bonserine, Côte Rôtie, Rhône, stock photography samples, by Per Karlsson, BKWine. THIS IS ONLY A SELECTION OF SAMPLES. Use the image SEARCH function to find more relevant photos. Domaine Bonserine is a wine producer in the northern Rhône Valley. It is located near Ampuis, the central […]

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Someone dropped a handful of spaghetti? (Domaine Gerard Bonnefond, Cote Rotie, Rhone)

syrah vineyard cote rotie domaine gerard bonnefond ampuis rhone france – Domaine Bonnefond, Côte Rôtie, Rhône, stock photography samples, by Per Karlsson, BKWine. THIS IS ONLY A SELECTION OF SAMPLES. Use the image SEARCH function to find more relevant photos. Domaine Gérard Bonefond is a small family owned winery in Côte Rôtie, in the northern […]

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A newly developed, unusual grape variety: marselan (Mas du Notaire, Rhone)

marselan recently planted vines vineyard mas du notaire rhone france [Marselan, which is the correct spelling, is a cross between cabernet sauvignon and grenache developed in the 1960 with the hope of combining the heat resistant qualities of the grenache with the aromas of cabernet sauvignon.] – Mas du Notaire, Costières de Nîmes, Rhône, stock […]

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Big stones, galets. Imagine the plough they need! (Chateau de Nages, Rhone Valley)

big ‘galet’ stones vineyard chateau de nages rhone france – Domaines Michel Gassier, Châteu de Nages, Mas Molines (Domaine de Molines), Costières de Nîmes, Rhône, stock photography samples, by Per Karlsson, BKWine. THIS IS ONLY A SELECTION OF SAMPLES. Use the image SEARCH function to find more relevant photos. Chateau de Nages and Mas Molines […]

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This is what makes the wine to what it is (Domaine Alain Voge, Cornas, Rhone)

soil in the hand of Alberic Mazoyer domaine alain voge cornas rhone france – Domaine Alain Voge, Cornas, Rhône, stock photography samples, by Per Karlsson, BKWine. THIS IS ONLY A SELECTION OF SAMPLES. Use the image SEARCH function to find more relevant photos. Domaine Alain Voge is a wine producer in the Cornas appellation (AOC […]

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A bit too early yet but the poppies will soon be in the vineyards (Cornas, Rhone)

syrah gobelet training old vine vineyard poppies domaine alain voge cornas rhone france – Cornas village and wine region, Rhône, stock photography samples, by Per Karlsson, BKWine. THIS IS ONLY A SELECTION OF SAMPLES. Use the image SEARCH function to find more relevant photos. Cornas is a small appellation (AOC / AOP) in the northern […]

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No longer for sale. Bought by one of France’s richest (Condrieu and Chateau Grillet, Rhone)

The Chateau Grillet, that has its own appellation close to Condrieu with its vineyard behind. Château Grillet, Vérin, Rhone, France, Europe – Condrieu and Château Grillet, Rhône, stock photography samples, by Per Karlsson, BKWine. THIS IS ONLY A SELECTION OF SAMPLES. Use the image SEARCH function to find more relevant photos. Condrieu and Chateau Grillet […]

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Of sticks and stones (Chateauneuf-du-Pape, Rhone, France)

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 Bonus: A view over the village Chateauneuf-du-Pape, the terracotta roof tops rooftops and the ruins of the Pope’s summer palace Chateauneuf-du-Pape Châteauneuf, Vaucluse, Provence, France, Europe – Chateauneuf-du-Pape village, […]

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A stirring thing (Cellier des Princes, Rhone Valley)

fermentation tank interior rotating arms to stir the lees perforated column to pump must le cellier des princes chateauneuf du pape rhone france – Cellier des Princes co-operative, Chateauneuf-du-Pape, Rhône, stock photography samples, by Per Karlsson, BKWine. THIS IS ONLY A SELECTION OF SAMPLES. Use the image SEARCH function to find more relevant photos. Le […]

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The view from the top (Domaine Roger Sabon, Chateauneuf-du-Pape, Rhone)

old bottles in the cellar domaine roger sabon chateauneuf du pape rhone france – Domaine Roger Sabon, Chateauneuf-du-Pape, Rhône, 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 Domaine Roger Sabon is a wine producer in Châteauneuf-du-Pape in the […]

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Wine on tap (Domaine Giraud, Chateauneuf-du-Pape, Rhone)

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Doing it with the rubber boots on (Domaine du Vieux Telegraphe, Chateauneuf du Pape, Rhone)

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Resting place (Domaine du Grand Tinel, Chateauneuf-du-Pape, Rhone)

wooden vats domaine du grand tinel chateauneuf du pape rhone france – Domaine du Grand Tinel, Chateauneuf-du-Pape, Rhône, stock photography samples, by Per Karlsson, BKWine. THIS IS ONLY A SELECTION OF SAMPLES. Use the image SEARCH function to find more relevant photos. Domaine du Grand Tinel is a family owned winery in the Chateauneuf-du-Pape appellation. […]

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