There are many wine fans, and there are also those who have not tried it yet but we assure that when they do they will love it and their perfect plan will be to sit down and drink a glass accompanied by a rich cheese or a snack.
Have you already known the best wineries in Catalonia? They will be able to see history and gastronomy at the same time. The ideal would be to dedicate a weekend to disconnect from work and be able to go to know various options. It can be a romantic getaway or with friends! Wine is considered in of the key products of the well-known Mediterranean Diet.
In this blog post we show you our recommendations:
Bodegas Pinord, with more than one hundred and fifty years of winemaking tradition in the Penedés, produces its wines and cavas with the traditional and artisanal methods of its ancestors, together with the most cutting-edge technology and a demanding team of professionals. The most famous palates enjoy with the visit to these wineries because it offers tradition and modernity. In its facilities they make more than five million bottles a year. Its wines are powerful and it has all the art and tradition of the Penedès area.
In the Empordà we find one of the most spectacular vineyards in Catalonia: Mas Marés, from the Espelt winery. From there you can see the Bay of Roses from an unbeatable perspective. In Espelt they offer guided visits to the vineyards and also to their winery, located in the small Empordà town of Vilajuïga. They also organize tastings, where you can enjoy some of the best DO Empordà wines
Bodega Can Roda
Can Roda is a stately home from 1864. Located in the middle of a forty-hectare estate, it is surrounded by forest and vineyards. Since 2010, the Can Roda winery has been making wines within the D.O. Alella, north of Barcelona. It has about seven hectares of vineyards of the varieties pansa blanca (the most common in the territory of D.O. Alella), moscatell, merlot and cabernet.
This winery produces all kinds of wines, always with the DO Alella seal: reds, whites, rosés, sparkling wines, vermouths and sweets.
You will visit a farm surrounded by fields where they cultivate vineyards and olive trees, make traditional wines and oils trying to express where they come from, how they do it and who takes care of each laborious task. In addition, it is a social integration cooperative where they incorporate people with difficulties to participate in the entire process of creating wine. Bodega L’Olivera, a place that you will not forget.
The Alta Alella winery is the closest winegrower to Barcelona, just a few kilometers out of the city towards Maresme, to the northeast. Alta Alella responds to the desire of the couple Josep Maria Pujol-Busquets and his wife, Cristina Guillén, to make wines and cavas, and in their case high-end organic wines and cavas within the DO Alella and the DO Cava. They acquired the Noucentista Can Genís farm, located just two km from the Mediterranean Sea, between the municipalities of Alella and Tiana, in the agricultural region of the Sierra de Marina Natural Park.
We hope you like the different options and that you can enjoy a nice tour, accompanied by the best wine in the region!