Manterola broth has qualified this year as "fruity" with a touch of acidity and dyes "green-straw" and a slightly higher graduation last year, placed around 11 or 11.5 %.
The Denomination of Origin this year includes a new winery in Getaria at 26 existing, 27 production jobs that are located, in addition to own Getaria (12), in the towns of Gipuzkoa Zarautz (7), AIA (2 ), Mondragon (1), Deba (1), Hondarribia (1), Mutriku (1), Olaberria (1) and Oñati (1), some of which are open to the public.
"Ondarribi zuri" and "Ondarribi beltza" are the grapes that wineries are mostly working to develop its white wines, which account for 97% of the total, and the reds and pinks, with production "anecdotal" 3% -, Mozo has pointed out that although the regulations supports "other varieties".
The main market for this remains txakoli Gipuzkoa, which accounts for 75-80% of the market, followed by the rest of the Basque Country with 10%, other regions, mainly Madrid and Barcelona, with another 10%, and exports abroad, which hosts 5.6% of total sales.
The objectives of this 2013 that percentage includes expanding overseas market, which is mainly concentrated in EU countries such as France, Holland, Belgium, Germany and the UK, as well as in the U.S., thanks in part to the "Feast of Txakoli "a Basque chef held annually in the city of New York.
However, Porter has acknowledged that there is still "much to do" in Gipuzkoa, where consumption occurs mostly on the coast, but not found "widespread" within the province. He also said that the area has "everything" necessary for "wine tourism", given that there are several wineries available to be viewed, in that, while direct sales can "not important", "gives to know "the sector, the tourist has in these visits the opportunity to talk" with the one in the vineyard, which produces the txakoli and with selling ", which makes the visitor will be" impressed ".
This new crop of 2012 will be presented this Thursday in Getaria, on the occasion of the feast of San Anton, being tasted in 2100 and 800 bottles of product pintxos, prepared by several local bars. In addition, the PDO shared his prize "Mahasti Jaun" ("Lord of the grape"), which in this 2013 will go to the brothers and Pedro Arregi Andoni and Elkano Fishermen's Association, all from Getaria.
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