Txakoli wine cellar in Gernika
Txakoli, a wine that breaks down barriers
The mild and humid climate of the Bay of Biscay provides ideal conditions for the production of txakoli vines, alongside the farmhouses that dot the coasts of the Basque Country. When this wine received denomination of origin status some 20 years ago, it really began to take off and evolve.
Why not visit a txakoli wine cellar and its vineyards just a stone’s throw from the centre of Gernika?
Itsasmendi, a vineyard set between the sea and the mountains
A ground-breaking winery with almost 100 acres of vineyards. Located in a quite unique setting, its new, modern facilities blend in with the Urdaibai landscape. Equipped with state-of-the-art technology for the production of txakoli, their aim is to enhance the original characteristics inherent to the vineyard in order to elicit the maximum expression of the native grape varieties: Hondarrabi zuri and Hondarrabi zuri zerratie.
Don’t miss out on this magnificent opportunity to discover one of the most internationally acclaimed txakolis to be found anywhere in the Basque Country.
You will unravel the secrets of this quintessential Basque wine and learn how to pair it with typical local products.