Bizkaiko Txakolina. Consejo Regulador. Denominación de Origen

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Txakoli Eguna 2011 (“2011 Txakoli Day”)

The film director Pedro Olea, the actress Gurutze Beitia, and the Biscayan entrepreneur Xabier Uribe-Etxebarria, founder of Anboto, a company which has been singled out as the best entrepreneurship in the world in the field of new technologies, have been selected as the new Bizkaiko Txakolina 2011 ambassadors.

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A surprising and refreshing Txakoli of Biscay in Barcelona

The Regulatory Council of the Txakoli of Biscay (RCDO) has presented itself for the first time in Barcelona and has surprised and captivated more than 200 professionals of the wine, catering and distribution worlds, which have discovered the characterisation and originality of these different wines which are only elaborated in Biscay.

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An evening with friends

Those wineries with increased production presented their wines on 14 March in the Mendibile Palace, in a Showroom  for professionals in hospitality.

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The Peñin Guide raises the Txakoli of Biscay to new heights

In its latest issue it describes the 2010 vintage as “outstanding” and awards 88 or more points to 25 txakolis of Biscay, eight of which eight exceeded the 90 points mark.

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So begins an early and abundant harvest

The excellent Spring that we have enjoyed in 2011 has this year meant that the grape enter into the cellars around ten days ahead of schedule.

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Presentation of the 2011-2015 Strategic Plan

Bizkaiko Txakolina already has a new strategic plan which contains the salient guidelines for the sector for the next 5 years.

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Egia Enea, the State’s second best white wine

“It’s much more than an award. When compared with the Spanish film industry this award would be a Goya”, stated Alfredo Egia proudly.

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Presentation of the II Prizes Ipar Kutxa

It has presented the II Award Ipar Kutxa to the professionalism in the treatment of Txakoli de Bizkaia, initiative of Ipar Kutxa and Bizkaiko Txakolina.

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New prizes for Txakoli of Biscay

Egia Enea was awarded a "Silver Bacchus" and Bikandi a silver medal in the Concours Mondial de Bruxelles (the wine world-championship of Brussels).

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XIV Contest of Pintxos

The XIV Contest of Pintxos Bilbao-Bizkaia begins, and as in previous years, Bizkaiko Txakolina does not want to lose this opportunity to support it.

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Peñin considers the 2009 vintage as "excellent"

In its latest edition, the prestigious publication grated 88 or more points 15 txakolis of Biscay. For the first time, a txakoli was awarded 91 points.

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Proclamation of the winners of the I Ipar Kutxa Prize

In a ceremony held at Mendibile Place, in Leioa, the winners of the I Ipar Kutxa Prize to the good treatment of Txakoli of Biscay were announced.

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2010 Vintage: less grapes, excellent quality

A very late spring rain and a very sunny and very dry summer have shaped the characteristics of the 2010 wine year in Biscay.

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I Ipar Kutxa Prize for the professionalism

The first Ipar Kutxa Prize for professionalism in the treatment of Txakoli de Bizkaia was presented, an initiative of Ipar Kutxa and the DO Txakoli de Bizkaia.

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New ambassadors of the Chacoli de Bizkaia

Jorge Fernandez, Kirmen Uribe and Julio Alegria received their awards over the course of the Txakoli Eguna held on 26 April in the Ensanche Market.

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Wineries Showroom - 2009 Vintage

The Mendibile Palace became the "must" rendezvous for all the connoisseurs who wished to taste the new vintage in which the Txakoli tastes of quality.

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The verses of the Txakoli

Our Denomination of Origin sponsors, one year more, the end of the Championship of Bertsolaris (Singers Poets) of Biscay, and celebrates a festival in Mendibile.

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China is already drinking Txakoli of Biscay

On the coattails of the Expo Shanghai, the Regulatory Council and the Provincial Council took the opportunity to hold wine tastings with the major distributors.

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IV Meeting of the Small Squid in Lekeitio

From the September seventeenth to twenty-sixth, in the village of Lekeitio took place the IV Gastronomic Days of the Small Squid with great affluence of public.

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Finalists of the I Prize Ipar Kutxa

The chosen for the participation in the I Prize Ipar Kutxa are twelve bars in the category of "bar" and four restaurants in that of "table".

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III Contest of the Wines from the Northwest

Past 8th and 9th June was celebrated the III Contest of the Wines from the Northwest, with the participation of several wine cellars of this Denomination of Origin.

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Bizkaiko Txakolina and Robert Parker

Gurrutxaga and Uriondo were the two highest scoring txakolis from the txakolis given points by the most influential critic in the world.

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A steadily growing wine

15% more than in 2008 have been elaborated. Although it has not been an easy year, the quality of the vintage can be classified as very good.

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The 2009 vintage is in full swing

The new vineyards and less adverse weather conditions makes the Regulatory Council´s forecasts for this vintage be set in the region of 1.3 million litres.

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Balance of the Vintage 2008

Already it lacks less to begin the new season 2008-2009 and we have some informative data of the vintage that leave behind.

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Next appointment in Barcelona

Following the success of the recent presentation in Madrid, Bizkaiko Txakolina will be present at Alimentaria and participate in one of the tastings.

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Bizkaiko Txakolina seduces Madrid

Twelve wineries showcase our Txakolis in a Professional Showroom in Madrid. This act was completed with a lunch in the hotel Villa Magna.

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Course for the formation of workers

Among the activities that develops this Regulating Counsel is that of seeking solutions to the structural problems of our sector.

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The Press of Sosoaga

Almost four hundred years after its construction, the oldest press of txakoli conserved in the Basque Country sees again the light.

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The Small Squid of Lekeitio

The III Gastronomic Days of the small squid will be celebrated in Lekeitio with the support of the Denomination of Origin Bizkaiko Txakolina

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Foccus Bilbao, Food and Gastronomy

An exclusive encounter for professionals of hotel business, restoration and catering.  An appointment gourmet that already has become the reference most innovator.  

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Harvest 2009

In Biscay more grapes will be harvested notwithstanding the fact that it has been a complicated Summer. The harvest will take place in the first half of October

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Wine Cellars Presentation

The past day 16 of February the wine Cellars Presentation Parlor was celebrated at Mendibile Palace, organized by the Regulating Counsel.

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Bizkaiko Txakolina among the best

The XXIII edition of the Prizes Baco (Spanish Union of Tasters) has included a txakoli of Bizkaia among the best young wines of the crop 2008.  

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Dastatopa 09

Following the experience of last year, the next June 12th and 13th will take place in Mendibile the II Meeting of Young Wines from Euskalerria

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Txakoli Day 2009

Mass celebration of the Txakoli Day in the Guggenheim Museum and presentation of the 2008 vintage with the new Ambassadors.

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Competition of Pintxos "Bilbao-Bizkaia"

The best bars and restaurants of our environment, winners of other similar contests, will be guests to participate at the party of the Pintxo.  

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New Regulating Counsel

Just as we had announced, after the elections of our Regulating Counsel, celebrated at the beginning of year, already we arrange of new representatives.  

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Bizkaiko Txakolina in the End of Cup

As all the biscayans, the Denomination of Origin Bizkaiko Txakolina also supports to the Athletic and accompanies to celebrate it to Valencia.  

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Information relating to the 2008 Harvest

The 2008 harvest will always be remembered as the first in which the Bizkaiko Txakolina A.O.C. exceeded the barrier of one million litres of wine.

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Txakoli in verse

Bizkaiko Txakolina sponsors Bizkaiko Bertsolari Txapelketa, that the next one will be celebrated 20 of December in the Bilbao Exposition Center of Barakaldo.

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Bizkaiko Txakolina in New York and Donostia

Bizkaiko Txakolina travels to the New Values of the Spanish Wine showroom, in USA, while collaborates in Dialogues of Kitchen, in San Sebastian.  

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Txakoli with prize

This year the Prizes Basque Country of Gastronomy 2008, that delivers the Basque Academy of Gastronomy, have been for the TXAKOLI.

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New Magazine BIZKAIKO TXAKOLINA

Leaves to the light the first news bulletin of the Denomination of Origin Bizkaiko Txakolina, with the main news on our Txakoli and its environment.

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Bizkaiko Txakolina in the World

Upon finishing the year, already we can remove the first concluisones about our page. Bizkaikotxakolina.org has just been born and already it is known everywhere.

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Systems of Organoleptic Characterisation

Targeted at vintners and members of the wine tasting committee, similar experiences carried out in the Rioja Alavesa and Galicia were described.

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The Colors of the Vine

The awards ceremony and subsequent inauguration of the exposition of photography "The Colors of the Vine" gave a puff of fresh air to Mendibile Jauregia.

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2008 Vintage: Going up

After two years with several weather conditions difficult to get this number, in the 2008 season, the Bizkaiko Txakolina will exceed the one million litre barrier.

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Balance of the Harvest of 2007

We are on the verge of giving for finalized the campaign 2007-2008 and already we have some data of interest to be able to go being getting an idea of the final result.

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Dastatopa 08

The first weekend of July has been celebrated in the gardens of Mendibile the Iº Encounter of Young Wines of Euskal Herria.

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The first late grape harvest presented in Vinoble

The sixth edition of Vinoble has been the framework elected to present the first wine of late grape harvest officially protected by this Regulating Counsel.

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Project of Sensory Characterisation

Since January, the Tasting Committee, some wine-producers and members of the School of Pharmacy of the UPV have celebrated several meetings.

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New edition of the Peñín Guide

Last 16th April, the tasting took place in Mendibile Jauregia in which around 35 brands of Bizkaiko Txakolina were evaluated.

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New ambassadors

The new Ambassadors of the Bizkaiko Txakolina received their awards in the Txakoli Day held last 22nd April in the Ensanche Market (Bilbao).

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Presentation of the Exposition of Wineries 2007

This year's txakoli is fresher and more aromatic than that of previous years. The production -905,000 litres- has been slightly less than in 2006.

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Tasting Committee likes the Vendimia Tardía

This is the first Vendimia Tardía (late grape harvest) with the back label granted by the Regulatory Council for this type of special wine.

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From the vines to the network

The winemakers of the three designations of origin – Vizcaya, Alava and Getaria-, presented last 20th February the Internet page www.txakoli.com.

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"Branke" for the new txakoli

Recovering an ancient tradition of our people, the first 300 bottles of the 2007 season of Bizkaiko Txakolina were presented.

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