If there is anyone who knows their wine it is the French, and the southwest regions are certainly no exceptions. Vineyards are set on the steep, sunny mountainsides surrounding the Baïgorry valley. Original Basque vine-varieties are used to make the local character-filled wine. Txakoli – once a farmer’s thirst-quencher, now a unique local white wine that’s perfect partner with seafood and pintxos.
For real wine connoisseurs The Beach House sits not a million miles from the Bordeaux wine region to the North East, while Rioja lies just a couple of hours south into Spain.