Are you a wine and cava fan and would like to live a new experience? A relaxing day trip is waiting for you.. in the countryside with a great wine tasting tour through some of the best wineries outside of Barcelona. Go to the Penedès region, visit some of the most famous wineries in Catalonia, making a stop to taste and learn about the production of many wines and cavas along the way. The Penedés region is located between the provinces of Tarragona and Barcelona.
It has numerous vineyards of unquestionable quality located a short distance from the Mediterranean coast. During your visit, you can enjoy the services of a guide, who accompanies you between wineries and shares informative and fun facts about the region during your trip.
The main municipalities that produce wine in the Penedés region are Sant Sadurní d’Anoia, and Vilafranca del Penedés. In this area, wines of a truly exceptional level are made. But we can also say that the drink that gives the region the most reputation is the elaboration of cava. The wines, in their great majority are of intense color and very aromatic. Mostly they are very fresh and also fruity.
One of the main wineries to visit is Cavas Freixenet, it awaits you in the heart of the Penedés region, in Sant Sadurní d’Anoia. You will know the secret of the success of this family business that today owns different wineries in the most important wine areas in the world, and exports to more than 150 countries all over the world.
The tour is very interesting and we definitely recommend to do it, it begins with the oldest part of the winery, excavated in 1922. The guides will explain the process of creating cava and how technology has been progressively incorporated into the traditional method. An interesting visit and an opportunity to see the cava manufacturing process live. The visit is with prior reservation of day and time (it can be done on the website https://www.freixenet.es/es) and includes a train ride through the facilities, the projection of a movie that lasts approximately a quarter of an hour and a glass of cava.
Enjoy the best catalan cava and wines! Which one is your favorite?