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35 wineries on the “Euskadi - Basque Country” stand at the Prowein fair in Düsseldorf (Germany)

2015 March 18
  • The Deputy Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Policy of the Basque Government, Bittor Oroz, attended the Prowein fair in Düsseldorf (Germany) to lend weight to the presence of the 35 Basque wineries.
  • After the United Kingdom, Germany is one of leading markets for Basque wines, with exports worth 20.7 million euros

The Basque Government’s Ministry for Economic Development and Competitiveness, as part of the actions to back the promotion abroad of the Basque Food Industry, has organised the group participation of Basque wineries at PROWEIN 2015 on 15 and 17 March.

The Deputy Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Policy, Bittor Oroz,  and the Food Policy Director, Peli Manterola,  attended this event on the calendar of the drinks sector.

At the 2015 fair, the Basque Government is present for the tenth year running, with a 273-m2 stand with room for all those companies from the Basque Good Industry producing quality wines (wines with D.O.) Txakoli wine with D.O. and/or other alcoholic drinks.

Prowein is now considered Europe's most significant and important fair and its exhibitors include the main wine producers and other alcoholic drinks worldwide. The fair is exclusively for professionals from the sector and the visitors to it are expert buyers from the different distribution channels (wholesalers, hotel industry, catering, specialised retailers, importers, large distribution chains, etc.

Export data

2014 was a very positive year in terms of Basque wine sales abroad, confirming the trend that has been seen in recent years. Thus, between January and November 2014, the Basque Country exported a total of 48.9 million litres, worth 169.3 million euros.

After the United Kingdom, which is the main market for Basque wines with exports worth 39.5 million euros, Germany is one of the leading markets for Basque wines, with exports worth 20.7 million euros, followed by the United States with 18.4 million.

These are the 35 companies that are represented at the “Euskadi Basque Country” stand:

 

  • BODEGAS DE LA MARQUESA-VALSERRANO
  • BODEGAS TIERRA
  • BODEGAS ITSASMENDI
  • ZUAZO GASTON
  • BODEGAS LARCHAGO
  • BODEGAS FERNÁNDEZ DE PIÉROLA
  • BODEGAS JAVIER SAN PEDRO ORTEGA
  • VIÑEDOS DEL CONTINO
  • VIÑA REAL
  • BODEGAS LUIS ALEGRE-RIOJA ALAVESA
  • DONIENE GORRONDONA TXAKOLINA/ 
  • BODEGAS GARCIA DE OLANO
  • BODEGAS MEDRANO IRAZU
  • BODEGAS FOS
  • TXAKOLI K5
  • ASOCIACION DE BODEGAS DE RIOJA ALAVESA
  • BODEGAS COVIL
  • TALAI BERRI TXAKOLINA
  • TXAKOLI UNO
  • FINCA DE LA RICA
  • HIRUZTA TXAKOLINA
  • BODEGAS SEÑORÍO DE ARANA
  • BODEGAS LOLI CASADO
  • BODEGAS OSTATU
  • BODEGA GORKA IZAGIRRE
  • ASOCIACION DE BODEGAS DE RIOJA ALAVESA
  • BODEGAS Y VIÑEDOS PUJANZA
  • SEÑORIO DE ASTOBIZA
  • ARABAKO TXAKOLINA
  • ARTUKE BODEGAS Y VIÑEDOS
  • BODEGAS RUIZ DE VIÑASPRE
  • BODEGAS HERMOSILLA
  • BODEGAS ESTRAUNZA
  • BODEGAS DIEZ CABALLERO
  • BODEGAS PAGOS DE LEZA
  • BODEGAS VIÑASPRAL

 

 

 

One comment
  • @gananzia
    2015 March 30

    Comentario de Twitter:
    35 bodegas vasgas presentes en la feria Prowein que se celebra en Düsseldorf (Alemania) http://t.co/rHOLF2QJDd

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