Local heritage-day-2019

Travel to the Irouleguy Wine Cellar


As part of the Local Heritage Days, The Irouleguy Wine Cellar is inviting you to immerse in its winegrowing world. For a whole day, go and explore this unusual terroir, alongside our winegrowers and learn about their cultivation. In a warm and relaxed atmosphere, you will follow the path from the grape to the bottle.

The program: ?

> An educational trip by bus

Come and meet us at Place des Basques in Bayonne in 8H30, climb aboard our bus for an immersion into our valley. Travel to the Irouleguy Wine Cellar and you will discover the Basque landscapes and history as well as the Irouleguy vineyard through the explanations from our wine growers who will guide you all along the way. ?

> Welcome coffee in the historical Barrel Warehouse in the Irouleguy Wine Cellar

Upon arrival on the Irouleguy grounds, a welcome coffee will be waiting for you in the historical Barrel Warehouse at the heart of the vineyard for a chat and to sample sweet treats with the cakes from the local tart-bakery in Baigorri. ?

> Stroll around the vines

The visit continues with a stroll through the vines, our wine growers’ preferred place and you will find out about the daily work of these passionate people. During the month of September, explore the vines and their stocks laden with grapes, a real pleasure to the eyes. ?

> Wine-grower lunch in the heart of the Fermenting room

After this walk, it’s time to have a bite to eat! Following the grape path, the table will be set in the heart of the Fermenting room of the Irouleguy Wine Cellar. This is the place where the wine comes alive, we are saving this unforgettable moment for you, accompanied by a 100% local menu:

Charcuterie from the maison Oteiza
Grilled young trout or mutton, served with white beans and potatoes cooked on the plancha (hot plate)
Cheese Plate from Onetik (Local Cheese maker)
Gâteaux Basque from Millox
Wine included ?

> The Wine Cellar Visit

During the afternoon, you will be guided to the key places of the wine making process to find out about the Wine Cellar’s story and the secret of our wines. Stride through the Barrel Warehouse, The Premium Fermenting Room, The Discovery Space… ?

> Wine Tasting

At the end of the wine tour, it is time for the tasting! Our wine growers will help you discover the fruit of their wok and will describe the particularities of the our Irouleguy wines. ?

> Return to Bayonne by bus

The return journey to Bayonne is guaranteed, the arrival time is programmed for 17H30.

There will be lots of presents and special offers waiting for you on this occasion!


What is the price?

 49 € Full rate
45 € Reduced rate (for the unemployed and students, when proof is shown)


How do you reserve a place?

 By telephoning the Irouleguy Wine Cellar on: 05 59 37 41 33, before Friday the 13th of September Subject to a minimum number of participants.

NB: The Irouleguy Wine Cellar reserves the right to cancel the event one week before the date due to insufficient number of participants.

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