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Wine and cava turism at Penedès (Barcelona)

Written by Adriana

The regions of Alt Penedès, Anoia, Baix Llobregat, Baix Penedès and Garraf are known as Penedès area, which is world famous for its wines and “cavas” that arise from its vineyards and its lands. The preparation of these drinks affects the landscape located between the Mediterranean plains coast and the littoral mountains, and also its architecture with farmhouses or castles, but also determines and configures a character and a culture. From ShBarcelona we want you to know more about this are , the richness and quality of its wines, and the idiosyncrasies of its inhabitants, whom receive each year thousands of wine tourists. This type of tourism is booming and certified route “Wine and cava route at Penedès” is that most visitors get.

Penedès wines are made from traditional grape varieties, but also with other types introduced in recent years. This leads to a young and aromatic wine. The white wines are usually fresh and fruity, and the reds have body, aroma and deep color. Cava, a sparkling wine like champagne, but Catalan designation of origin, has a distinctive flavor and color. Its bubbles will do amazing things on your palate in all the celebrations!

This certified tour includes a visit to VINSEUM (the Museum of Wine Culture in Catalonia), the Castle of Perelada, cava Agustí Torelló Mata, wineries El Cep, the famous Freixenet cava with the anticipated christmas ads, Codorniu, and other sparkling wines and wineries as Canals i MunnéCal FeruAntonio MascaróBlancher Caves i Vins, or Pinord Vins i Caves, among others. Among the activities you will do on this route there is a wine tasting in the cellars and caves visited, guided tours to the wineries and vineyards, tasting courses, the opportunity to purchase wines and champagnes that you like , etc. Also be amazed by the Modernist and Romanesque art in the area, as well as the food that accompanies both the wines and Cavas, with the landscape and trips you can do in the Penedès area.

Meet one of the charms of Catalonia and fall in love with their wines and Cavas of fame.

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Adriana is a writer, content & community manager, web designer, media analyst and tireless traveler.

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