“Mahasti Artean – Into the vineyards” festival in Bakio

23 Sep “Mahasti Artean – Into the vineyards” festival in Bakio

Leioa 09-03-2020. On the weekend of September 11 to 13, Bakio will become the capital of txakoli with the celebration of the first edition of the Festival Mahasti Artean – Entre Viñedos, organized by the Regulatory Council of the DO Bizkaiko Txakolina and Jata Ondo, the Association of Uribe Rural Development. 

Tastings of Bizkaiko Txakolina from various wineries in the DO, music and open-air cinema, picnics and tours of the local vineyards, a show cooking, pairing menus and a pintxo contest in which a dozen hotel establishments in Bakio participate. , complete an extensive program of activities aimed at making Bizkaia txakoli and the Uribe region known as a leisure destination, organized strictly following all the precautionary measures required by the time we live and with very limited capacity. 

The weekend will open on Friday, the 11th, at 8:30 p.m., with a tasting of the txakolis from the Zabala and Galdames wineries paired with pintxos km 0 participants in the contest that will take place on Saturday and Sunday, days of the event , in the framework of a sunset in the vineyard. Half an hour later Iker Lauroba will offer a concert under the stars at the Gorrondona winery, with a tasting of txakolis from the winery itself and from the Ulibarri Artzaiak winery.

At 12 noon on Saturday you can enjoy a picnic in the vineyard of the Zabala winery, with a tasting of your own txakoli and that from the Gure Ahaleginak winery in Orduña, paired with pintxos. At 7:30 p.m. you can enjoy the sunset in the Gorrondona winery vineyard with an ecological pairing Ekorlegi with txakolis from the winery itself and from the Bizkaibarne de Orozko winery.

At 9:00 p.m., the Zabala winery will be the scene of a concert by The Pushermen accompanied by txakolis from the winery and the Gorka Izagirre de Larrabetzu winery.

Half an hour later, the screening of the documentary ‘Made in Basque Country’ will begin at the Doniene Gorrondona winery, with its own txakoli and that from the Magalarte Lezama winery.

Finally, throughout Sunday morning there will be three guided tours of Bakio vineyards lasting approximately 90 minutes each, in which, in addition to enjoying a unique landscape, you can enjoy a txakoli.

A showcooking that will begin at 12:00, and will last for two hours, led by chef Gastrolophitekus and sommelier Bittor San Miguel, will close the weekend at Txakolingunea.

The prices of the different activities range between one and seven euros. All activities will be limited capacity and will be carried out strictly taking into account the preventive recommendations of COVID-19. Therefore, to participate and enjoy any of these activities it is essential to register in advance on the web http://www.uribe.eu/ms/

The complete program can be downloaded at: http://www.uribe.eu/tu-visita/descargas