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Basque Country, Spain

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Region Profile

Basque Country, Spain

The Basque Country, nestled in the northern part of Spain and southwestern France, is renowned for its rugged coastline, vibrant culture, and culinary delights. In recent years, the region has also embraced natural winemaking, reflecting its commitment to sustainability and innovation. With its diverse terroir, including coastal cliffs, lush valleys, and mountainous terrain, the Basque Country offers an ideal environment for organic and biodynamic viticulture. Natural winemakers in the region prioritize native grape varieties such as Hondarrabi Zuri, Hondarrabi Beltza, and Txakoli with minimal intervention. By eschewing chemical additives and focusing on natural fermentation, they produce wines that capture the essence of the Basque landscape. Basque Country's natural wines are known for their freshness, minerality, and unique coastal influence. Whether it's the crisp and lively Txakoli whites or the earthy and expressive reds, these wines reflect the region's rich cultural heritage and commitment to sustainable winemaking. As the demand for authentic and terroir-driven wines continues to grow, the Basque Country remains a dynamic and exciting destination in the world of natural wine.

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Natural Wine from Spain

In Spain, a dynamic and diverse landscape of winemaking traditions unfolds, and the natural wine movement is gaining traction across its vibrant regions. From the sun-drenched vineyards of Andalusia to the rugged hills of Galicia, Spanish winemakers are embracing organic and biodynamic practices, championing native grape varieties, and fostering a deeper connection to the land. In regions like Catalonia's Penedès and the Basque Country's Getaria, pioneers like Alejandro Ruiz and Carmen García are crafting wines that speak of their terroir with clarity and authenticity. With minimal intervention in the cellar, including spontaneous fermentation with native yeasts and little to no sulfites added, these wines offer a pure expression of Spain's rich viticultural heritage. Each bottle is a testament to the winemaker's reverence for nature, their commitment to quality, and their desire to share the true essence of Spanish wine with the world.