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Irouleguy or other Basque Wine area

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Has anyone visited wineries in Irouleguy? There is a great NY Times article about this small region and was hoping for some more specifics if anyone has visited particular places.

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/30/din...

I will be in San Sebastian for several days and have already visted Rioja before. Is this region worth it?

Thank you!

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  1. It maybe better to post this on the French board as Irouléguy are from Pays Basque in France. I have toured the countryside on both sides of the borders, but not the wine area specifically, and its a great area to sample fantastic local produce. One think is I didn't notice that many vines, or at least that many compared to the bigger regions like Languedoc or Rioja.

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    1. re: PhilD

      Thanks Phil, and good point on France.