CIDER TASTING IN A TRADITIONAL CIDER HOUSE
We will approach you to world of "Sagardoa", the Basque Cider.While on this tour you will enjoy a walk around the apple orchards and you will learn about polination, fermentation process , presses, etc. by watching an audiovisual documentary which illustrates how natural Petritegi cider has evolved from 18 century to the present day.
After the short tour, you will taste the cider with some chorizo!
FULL LUNCH IN A PRIVATE FARMHOUSE, HOME OF AN ARTISAN HAM PRODUCER
Visit a Basque farmhouse run by the same family since the 16th Century. By the hand of a member of the family,devoted to recovering the indigenous Basque pig, you will learn how those pigs are reared and understand the traditional role of these self-sufficient traditional Basque farms.
These happy pigs are feed in green raigrass pasture, full of white and purple clover, hay and mountain herbs, nettle and Rumex roots and the fruits of our centuries-old native hardwoods
Then enjoy a very special home-made meal at the family’s dining room. The meal is preapred using only home made products including their ham and charcuterie, beef meat, wild mushroom etc. accompanied with plenty of Rioja wines or Cider