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  • Location:Barcelona, Spain
  • Duration:8 hours (approx.)

Wine and Cava Day Trip from Barcelona

On this wine-tasting tour from Barcelona, spend a relaxing day in the countryside as you sample wine and learn about cava (Catalan sparkling wine). You will venture into the Penedès region to discover some of Catalonia's most iconic wineries. Learn how different varieties of wine are produced and, of course, taste them! Your local guide will lead you from one winery to another, entertaining you with interesting facts about Catalonia, wine and cava-making.


  • Wine-tasting day trip from Barcelona
  • Explore the magical world of the Catalan wine region
  • Discover the complex process of making cava (Catalan sparkling wine)
  • Enjoy complimentary wine and cheese tastings
  • Professional and informative guide

Why Our Insiders Chose This Tour

Wine, cheese and tapas -- what's not to like? You'll visit some of the best cava wineries in Spain on this tour and learn all about how Catalan sparkling wine is made.

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What You Can Expect

Wine and Cava Day Trip from Barcelona

Wine and Cava Day Trip from Barcelona

Catalonia is one of Spain’s most prominent wine-producing areas, boasting 11 appellations of origin. Vines have been growing in Catalonia for more than 2,000 years, and today Catalonia produces 380 million bottles of wine a year, including cava, which accounts for half of this production.

On this day trip from Barcelona, you’ll first visit Bodegues Jean Leon in the middle of the Penedès region. You will go on a guided tour and taste two different wines at this award-winning winery.

Then head to Bodegues Torres, where you will learn more about the production of various wines. You will see that it takes hard work to produce a good wine. At this winery, you’ll enjoy tastings of three wines, as well as three cheeses of the region.

Finally, visit Caves Freixenet, the last winery of your tour. Here is where you will learn about the process of making cava. You’ll sample two cavas, as well as some delicious tapas.

Your guide will be with you throughout your tour, answering questions and providing you with interesting information about the wine region.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Great trip. Lots of fun and informative. The guides at each winery were fantastic. One improvement could be more exact directions to help locate the tour company's locale. We had difficulty finding them based on the information supplied by viator,

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Visited small and large wineries with a great selection of wines and cava. We were very impressed with the Torres presentation and wine pairings...they were the best of the day. The video presentations on the bus ride added to the experience..great idea.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Very nice day trip. Smooth process to check in and get on the bus at a good central location. Wineries ranged from very small to very large and there was plenty of info and tastings provided on all three. I would suggest bring a small light lunch to supplement the snacks/tapas provided.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Plenty of wine, food, and fun!!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

This trip was important to us in that we really wanted to discover this wine region and see the cava production. Our guide was very nice and understanding when we were late getting out of the gift shops after each visit. The only problem is the process to get started so early with the waiting to load and collect all the participants. I wish we could meet at the coffee shop. Thank you.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015


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5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2015

This tour was amazing!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2015

A fun day with delicious wines and an interesting tour of three wineries - excellent!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2015

Don't think this is just another winery tour. Jean Leon might be, but the next two are certainly much more than we expected and well worth doing. We didn't expect touring by train or such good food and wine at Miguel Torres and Freixenet. You will not get these experiences doing it yourself! Highly recommended.
PS Buy any Jean Leon wine at Torres so you can make up the amount for your gift voucher.

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