Situated in the heart of Rioja Alavesa, in the northern Spain, Baigorri winery stands proudly as a beacon of remarkable Spanish viticulture. This winery owes its name to the Basque word 'Baigorri', which means 'red' - a nod towards the delectable red wines it produces. But Baigorri isn't just renowned for its wines; it's equally appreciated for its stunning architecture.
Often referred to as the 'Glass Box', Baigorri winery's main building protrudes from the midst of a sweeping vineyard. It is an architectural gem that artfully combines the traditional with the contemporary, Above ground, it offers an impressive vista of vine-laden flatlands as far as the eye can see. The majority of the winery however, lies beneath the ground in a seven-storey vertical structure. This expansive subterranean design utilises gravity to transport grapes through the winemaking process, thus ensuring minimal damage and maximum quality.
Baigorri demonstrates firm commitment to sustainable viticulture meticulously caring for its vineyards with environmentally friendly techniques and generating its own renewable energy. Visitors to the winery get to witness this eco-conscious ethos in the pristine, natural environments surrounding the winery.
When it comes to the wines, Baigorri creates a splendid array of reds, whites and rosé's that seamlessly combine the best of modern and traditional winemaking. They skilfully use both indigenous and international grape varieties to create wines that are rich in flavour, texture and complexity.
In the heart of the Rioja Alavesa, Baigorri winery is a must-visit. It's an enchanting blend of striking architecture, beautiful landscapes and wines that create an alluring marriage between the traditional and the contemporary. Offering a truly memorable wine-tasting experience this beloved winery embodies the essence of Spanish viticulture. Visitors are certain to leave with unforgettable memories, and of course, a new favourite wine.
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