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Gurutzeta Sagardoa Sidra 750ml

$10.99

Jose Angel Goñi has been running the cider house since 1979 when his father passed on the business to him. His great grandfather opened Gurutzeta at the end of the 19th century. Gurutzeta is a traditional style Sagardotegi, where the production of the cider is conducted during the apple harvest in the fall (late September-early November), and the new vintage is released during the Txotx season [pronounced ‘coach’] from late January through early May. During the Txotx people flock to the Sagardotegi to drink fresh ciders directly from the massive chestnut barrels, and eat traditional Basque dishes. The cider is ‘served’ to customers via a small hole in the barrel face, which sends out a long thin stream of cider. Patrons stand about 5 feet away from the barrel to catch the cider stream in their glass. Gurutzeta cider is one of the few producers that has earned the seal from GORENAK, an organization in the region that grants its seal only to ciders of the highest quality. In order to earn the Gorenak seal, producers undergo rigorous sensory tests and chemical analysis of their ciders to assure the liquid is of the best quality. Another objective of GORENAK is to promote 100% of the production of local varieties of apples between the producers.

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Curbside Order Placement Hours: Monday – Saturday: 10am – 6pm Sunday: 11pm – 5pm Please allow one hour for us to process your order before you arrive. Curbside Pickup Hours: Monday – Saturday: 11am – 8pm Sunday: 12pm – 6pm Please park in marked spots and call 612-978-1061 when you arrive for pick-up and someone will carry your order out to your car.