Paddy Mannion takes you on Food and Wine Tasting,
an appreciation of Catalan history, cuisine, cavas, wines, spirits, and lifestyle
You are passionate about food and wine, we enjoy many approaches to their appreciation.
Food & Wine Experiences
Classic Barcelona Taste & Tapa Walking Tours
Feel the pulse of Barcelona and get to know your way around town while enjoying food and wine
on our taste and tapa tours of small bars and foodie locations in the Born and old port of Barcelona.
Saturday Night Live at the Gran Café with Paddy Mannion
Get to know the most interesting wines, varieties and winemakers of Penedès, Catalunya and Spain with wine geek Paddy Mannion, in one of Barcelona's great restaurants, the Gran Café 1920, C/Avinyo 9 . Choose from our Winemakers of Penedès tasting or if you and a group have a special preference we can concentrate on your favourite regions, styles and varieties.
Winemakers of Penedès
An introduction to the most important winmakers and innovators on the local scene. well crafted white, rosé and red wines, young and vintage sparkling wines from Penedès, the most happening wine region of Spain.
This tasting serves as an excellent way of knowing what to order, what to pay, where to buy and what's happening on the Barcelona wine scene.
Classic Catalan Gastronomy & Wine,
Take a relaxed journey through Catalunya without leaving your seat. Paddy Mannion explains the origins and influences, and will accompany you in an delicious pairing of Catalan cuisine and wines. After consulting the menu you will decide aperatifs, main courses, desserts, cavas and wines to best match the dishes you have chosen.
Food & Wine Workshops
if you like to get really stuck in to the "Catalan Cusine" then come along to our Shop, Cook & Tasting sessions for small groups. An experience that takes in the market, food, wineries and wines, and brings them to the kitchen where you collaborate in the preparation and enjoyment of all the results.
Catalan Country Calçotada and Barbecue
Late December until March spring onions called Calcots are roasted on vine trimmings and dipped into a delicious Romesco sauce, all washed down by "Porrons" of hearty wine. This is chip changing chill-out cultural event par excellence and whenever possible we celebrate it in front of a traditional Catalan "Masia" farmhouse. com deu manda or as God intended.
Barcelona wine country guided tours
From entertaining Wine Tastings of regions and styles to Cultural food experiences, there is nothing we enjoy more than helping you to fall in love with the beautiful Mediterranean region and way of life of Catalunya
Let us know when you are coming and we will tailor to suit