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Penedès (Cava Experience)

Experience the traditional culture of Cava and discover the flavors and aromas of wines from Penedès. Spend the morning with a visit to the spectacular vineyards and wineries with one of the widest varieties of grapes in any wine region in the world. Visit with specialized Guide & train from Barcelona.

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  • 4-hour tour of the traditional wineries and vineyards of the Penedés from Barcelona
  • Explore the beautiful Penedes wine region
  • Observe the pressing and production processes behind Cava during a winery tour
  • Get acquainted with the history and the culture of the area with a walking tour through Sant Sadurní d’Anoia, the capital of the Cava.
  • Pleasure your palate with delicious samples of Cava during a tasting session
  • Small-group tour provides a more personal experience with your guide

Spend a morning in a truly unique environment. After meeting the guide, we will take the railway to move to the center of Catalonia. A short hour later, we will arrive in the Penedès wine region.  It seems that the time has stopped as the surroundings, the vineyards and even the traditions are still the same as many years before.
Because of the bright sun and the Mediterranean Sea, the Penedès region has one of the widest varieties of grapes in any wine region in the world.
You will enter in this idyllic spot with the local train while our guide explains you the features of the area and the importance of its wines. We will stop in Sant Sadurní D’anoia. It is in these fields where the most international Catalan product is obtained: the Cava. You will discover the origins of this sparkling wine in an entertaining journey through the history and culture of the town.
First, we will visit Freixenet, one of the most traditional cellars of the country, whose origins date back to 1861. You will dive into the history of this legendary company, one of the largest producers of cava in the world and its guides will explain you everything about the cava production process, from the first pressing of the grapes to the secondary fermentation. You will also see how technology has adapted to the traditional method on a train ride for its extensive underground facilities.
At the end, you will get the opportunity to taste the different Cava of the house. You will also be able to purchase some exemplary in its store "Dolores Ferrer" which houses an assortment of products to meet the diverse palates.
A short walking tour through the center of Sant Sadurní ends to show the importance of Cava in the historical development of the area. There are more than 80 local producers spread over the streets the boom in wine production in the late nineteenth century is reflected in the beautiful modernist facades of the buildings from the center of the town.

 

points of interest

  • Sant Sadurní: Considered the capital of Cava, the town produces 90% of the bottles that are made in Spain. Stroll through the streets and discover the old town, the variety of wineries that it houses and its modernist buildings.
  • Freixenet Cellars: It was originally a family business that started in 1861 has become one of the largest producers of cava worldwide. Travel by train through its huge underground facilities, discover the cava production process and taste the variety of its products.
  • where: Sant Sadurní D’anoia (El Penedès region.)
  • Group: Max. 8 persons
  • availability: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
    (except December 24th, 25th, and 26th and 1st of January)
  • Tour duration: 4h - Half day
  • Starting time from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m.
  • Language Available: English and Spanish
includes
  • Professional guide
  • Transportation in RENFE Rodalies train
  • Visit Freixenet Cellars (and tasting).
  • Walking tour through the center of Sant Sadurní D’anoia with our guide
  • Small groups (maximum 8 people)

Not included
  • Any private expenses.
  • Gratuities (optional)

Penedès (Cava Experience)

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