Sarrià-Sant Gervasi lies on the edge of the city near the beautiful Catalan mountains and countryside. Even though the area has a famous monastery, one hundred years ago it wouldn’t even have been considered as part of Barcelona. It’s a lovely place to stay in the city should you wish to experience true Catalan atmosphere, and experience communal village life with all the perks of a city. One of these great amenities is the sheer quantities of wine that is on offer. Sarrià-Sant Gervasi is near the vineyards of Catalunya and therefore is a wine lover’s paradise. Here are some of the best shops and bodegas in the area.
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Vins&co Barcelona is right at the bottom end of Sarrià-Sant Gervasi on Avenida Diagonal. They have a huge range of local wines and are famous for selling Catalan wines and Cavas only. If you want to try all the local wines, this is the place to go as they have wine tastings and seminars about their products. If you are blessed with more time in Barcelona, they also offer trips to the local vineyards, which are particularly worthwhile.
Address: Carrer d’Aribau, 177
Vinalium is actually a chain that can be found all over Barcelona. They too sell all kinds of different Catalan wines, as well as some from over the rest of Spain and all over the world. Apart from their huge selection of wines, all kinds of soft drinks and spirits can be bought there too.
Address: Carrer de Còrsega, 209
Maridame is a very modern wine shop. Very light and spacious, this store has all different types of white, red and cava, and also sells a wide range of food. Along with the wine, they offer different local hams and cheeses that go perfectly with the beverage. They too offer wine tastings, so you can try the products and experiment with the best combinations of foods and drinks – not to mention going on a trip to local vineyards.
Address: Carrer de Santaló, 1
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Lafuente Lorenzo is more of an alcohol mega store than just a wine shop. They offer all different kinds of wines, champagnes, spirits and beers, along with different delicatessen type foods such as cheeses, hams and olives. Whether you live in Barcelona or abroad, they also have an online shop that you can use to get as many bottles of your favorite wine shipped to you as you like.
Address: Carrer de Fontcoberta, 6