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Experience a relaxing day in the countryside and plenty of wine-tasting during this 8-hour day trip to some of the top wineries outside Barcelona. Head to the Penedès region, where you'll visit some of the most famous wineries of Catalonia, stopping to taste and learn about the production of the area's many vintages and cava (Catalan sparkling wine) along the way. During your visit, you'll also enjoy the services of a guide, who will escort you between wineries and share informative and fun facts about the region during your trip. This Catalonia winery tour includes tastings at three vineyards plus cheeses and tapas.

Highlights

  • 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

Take a journey to one of Spain's top wine-producing regions during this 8-hour day trip from Barcelona visiting some of Catalonia's top wineries. During the course of your experience you'll sample some of the area's top wines and cava, along with a selection of cheese and tapas, as you learn about the vineyards' production processes and history. 

Catalonia is known as one of the country's most celebrated wine regions, boasting 11 different appellations, more than 2,000 years of wine-making history and annual production in excess of 380 million bottles. The region's output also includes cava, a sparkling wine that accounts for around 50% of the total.

Depart from central Barcelona at 8:30am, heading first to Bodegues Jean Leon, a winery located in the center of Spain's Penedès region, for a tour of the facilities and a tasting of two of the group's award-winning wines. Head next to Bodegues Torres, where you'll have a chance to further immerse yourself in the unique wine-making process. You'll also enjoy a tasting of three more wines, accompanied by local Catalonian cheeses. Finish your excursion at Caves Freixenet, where you'll spend some time learning about, and tasting, cava. Discover the process behind cava production and then sample two cavas plus some mouth-watering tapas.

Throughout your day's excursion, your guide will also be available to answer questions and share entertaining tidbits that provide further context and history about this unique wine-making region. Return back to your departure point at the conclusion of the day's activity.

Customer Reviews

John L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Very interesting! We toured two wineries and one cava maker. The samples were very nice, the tour guides at each of the facilities were both informative and interesting. History about each of the facilities was included as well as tours through the processes to show how the final products are created.

tamlucia

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

My husband and I had a great time. Very good value and hassle free to book. Local travel agent at a very convenient location as meeting point is very experienced.

davidyiken

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

The informative guides and activities made for this to be a welcome tour.

Anca C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Great tour! Very informative, if you're a wine novice. The three wineries were quite different, so it wasn't too repetitive. The wines served we're not top of the line, but that's to be expected for tourist groups. Besides, you can buy whatever wine you want from their selection. Our guide was Mark, who was very helpful and efficient. All in all, great experience, very recommended. Tip: even if you take this tour in summer, bring a jacket...the cellars get quite chilly.

Amy R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2016

Didn't go on this trip due to illness but my friend went anyway and had a fabulous time!

mfred57

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2016

Great day! Our guide Leila was with us all day, and then we had very knowledgable guides at each winery. We were the only group at each location. Surprised at how interesting the big wineries (Torres and Frrixenet) were. Great commitment to sustainability. Could buy extra tastes. Good snacks!

Vanessa F

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2015

Excellent tour!! Very informative, great wine/cava and tapas. Amazing!!

Robert S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

This was an outstanding all day tour, visiting three different wineries. Each winery had plenty of tastings and they were complemented with some tasty snacks. Each winery was uniquely different and each winery had very informative tour guides. I would highly recommend this tour for all who like to sample wine. One final note, you would have some difficulty finding all of these locations on your own.

Corey S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Great time! It was highly organized and flowed well. What a great day!

Carol T

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,

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