Explore The Best Wineries in Basque Country

Basque Country is a rugged autonomous community in northern Spain isolated by mountain valleys. Arabako Txakolina, Bizkaiko Txakolina, Getariako Txakolina and Rioja Alavesa are the four appellations of the region. Txakolina is especially known for its effervescent white wines. Wineries in the Basque Country are always open for guests and share their wines and winemaking history. You will find many amazing wineries near Vitoria-Gasteiz or Bilbao as well as hundreds of other attractions to visit throughout the region.

Are you searching for tips or advice on wineries and vineyards to visit during your holiday to Basque Country?

Are you searching for tips or advice on wineries and vineyards to visit during your holiday to Basque Country? We have provided a list of wineries in Basque Country open for visitors with direct booking options through our website. At WineTourism.com, we are available to answer any questions and help guide you towards the best fit when planning your wine region experience in the Basque Country. We hope you will discover what makes the region special and enjoy your exploration of unforgettable Basque Country!

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Celebrating the 20th anniversary with a large usable area in the Txakolina territory.

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Barrio Berroja, Ajuria. Carretera De Zugastieta A Balcón De Bizkaia, Muxika, España, 48392, Spain

The dream of a father and his two sons realized in wine

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Bº Jaitzubia 266, Hondarribia, Gipuzkoa, 20280, Spain

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Cs Itxas Begi, 99, Zarautz, 20800, Guipukoa, Spain

Family business in the Basque Country making cider since 1870

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IPARRALDE BIDEA 16, ASTIGARRAGA, 20115, GIPUZKOA, Spain

Cultivating vines on the replanted vineyards dates back to 100 years ago.

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Talaimendi Auzoa 728, Zarautz, Gipuzkoa, 20800, Spain

Family winery making traditional Txakoli wines using their ancestors’ recipes

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Santa Barbara Auzoa 1, Zarautz, Gipuzkoa-Spain, 20800, Spain

Basque Country Wine Region Map

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How to Reach Wineries in Basque Country

Wineries in the Basque Country are easily accessible by different means of transportation. 

The major airport in the Basque region is Bilbao Airport (BIO) International which offers many international connections.

Other airports in the region are:
– Vitoria Airport (VIT)
– San Sebastián Airport (EAS)

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Drive via AP 8 motorway if you are coming from Bilbao, San Sebastián, or the French border. You can take A1 motorway if you are headed here from San Sebastián, Vitoria-Gasteiz, or central Spain. AP-68 motorway is also an important route that connects Bilbao with the Mediterranean.

The motorway between Paris and Madrid goes through Baiona/Bayonne, Donostia/San Sebastian, and Vitoria/Gasteiz which can be pretty expensive. The entire region is well connected with motorways so traveling intercity is no problem.

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There are daily direct connections to the main cities from Paris, Madrid, and Barcelona by SNCF and RENFE respectively.

Euskal Trenbide Sarea (Basque Railway Network) operates in this autonomous region.

There are commuter services in Bilbao and San Sebastián, intercity Bilbao-San Sebastián service, and EuskoTren services in Bilbao and Vitoria-Gasteiz. There are also metro services in the San Sebastián area, and Greater Bilbao area.

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Everything you need to know about wineries in the Basque Country

The best time to explore wineries in the Basque Country is summer when wandering outdoor is enjoyable and coastlines are bathed in sunshine. In addition, there are many festivals during summer like San Fermin and Running of the bulls. For the wine enthusiast, autumn is the time to visit when the grape harvest occurs and crowds are less.

Here you will find:

– Winemaking bound with a long history of tradition and values;
– Underwater wine cellar in the marine environment;
– Vinification following carbonic maceration process;
– Wineries following organic farming with ecological and biodynamic approach;
– Mesmerizing view of Pyrenees mountains and the amazing Bay of Biscay.

Visiting wineries in Basque Country will open a whole new world of winemaking techniques and philosophies with their great history and rich culture.

Wineries have their special tasting room for extensive wine tasting but you also have the option to taste wine strolling through their beautiful vineyards with magnificent views. Most of the wineries age their wine in the marine environment. Get to know more about Basque Country wines and underwater cellar. Use the details from our website as the basis for your next expedition, so you visit different areas in turn and taste the wines made by different wineries.

If you plan to have a longer stay, there are lots of wineries in Basque Country along the wine route that offer accommodation. You can always buy your favorite Basque Country wine directly from the winery which can be taken home as a souvenir.

Major grapes produced in the Basque Country are:

Red grapes
– Tempranillo
– Graciano
– Ondarribi Beltza
– Mune Mahatsa

White grapes
– Viura
– Hondarribi Zuri
– Ondarribi Zuri

If you visit wineries in the Basque Country, here are some language tips you might found useful:

Wine = ardoa
Winery = upategia
Vineyard = mahastia
Wine tasting = ardo dastaketa

Are you interested in reading more about the Basque Country?

Read our Travel Guide to the Basque Country Wine Region section, or visit our selection of the very best guide of Wine Tasting & Tours in Basque Country that you can book during your stay.