Gañeta Getariako Txakolina 2012

Gañeta Getariako Txakolina 2012 was one of the first txakoli wines I’ve ever tasted and it was also the first bottle I ever bought in Getaria. I remember being very impressed with the way the barmaid poured the wine into the big glass cup! I was also surprised that every single person in the bar was drinking txakoli – it was the moment I realized txakoli has to be a star in this area ;)     […]

Continue Reading

Txakoli from Getaria – one reason to visit Spain

I often visit Spain. It takes me only about three hours from home to get to a beautiful town of San Sebastian. I love this place! Because of its beauty and tasty pintxos with a glass of local sparkling wine. Going further to the west, along the shore of the Bay of Biscay, you get to the little-known vineyards of Getaria. For me one of the most beautiful places in the world.     Getaria –a hidden […]

Continue Reading

Izaro Getariako Txakolina 2013

An amazing wine, Izaro Getariako Txakolina 2013, from quite unknown Spanish appellation in Basque Country called Getariako Txakolina DO (or Chacoli de Guetaria, or Txakoli de Guetaria). Txakoli is the name of style of wines made in three appellations in the province of Gipuzkoa and it describes sparkling wines (pétillant naturel) made from grapes from the Hondarrabi family (in majority + 10% of other grapes allowed in the DO) that are crisp, fresh and light.     The […]

Continue Reading

Gaintza Getariako Txakolina 2013

Unbelievably fresh rose, Gaintza Getariako Txakolina 2013 from Basque Country (Chacoli de Guetaria in Spanish) is a perfect wine for summer but I enjoyed it yesterday even if it is the middle of winter ;) Moreover, Txakolis are mostly white, so I enjoyed my rose one even more. The colour reminds me a bit of boiled sweets but the aroma is simply amazing – strawberry and raspberry with a hint of black fruits and some spices, herbs […]

Continue Reading