Paddy Mannion, wine writer and local curator welcomes you to the beautiful wine country of Penedès,
the oldest, largest and most innovative wine region of Spain
"If there are two roads, you will be on the less traveled
if you come to Penedès and taste the way of life of this ancient wine country,
you will fall in love and always return"
for exclusive luxury Gran Reserva Private tours and
small group Wine Food Cava & Culture Tours and Bike tours
We follow the greener paths to the small specialist wineries and restaurants of Penedès wine country
for the best wine tasting tours, bike tours, cultural, food and wine experiences
so you'll enjoy the very best day of your visit to Catalunya and Spain
...right now in Penedès, almond blossoms brighten the pruned vineyards, winemakers are clucking in their cellars, 2012 is very good year for quality, Carnival defies any cool breeze in towns from Torrelles to Sitges, Tres Tombs horse parades, Xato salad samplings for 3.000 people, hilarious rural Calçotadas and barbecues,
Penedès means cava, wine and a lot more,
there are always art exhibitions and festivals, beautiful country and hundreds of wineries, medieval castles and small chocolate factories, lots of sun, blue skies and quality time.
...for what's coming up check out our cultural calendar ...and singular experiences
a Curator is never content with a "standard" tour.
As curators for this region, our vision is as wide as your interests, so let us know what yours are
Cheers and all the best, Paddy Mannion
enjoy the best of penedès singular experiences & special events winery visits tastings and...farmers markets biofoodworkshops medieval pagents bike vacations jazzfestivals wine fairs vintage cars and motorbikes pilgrim paths food & wine pairings hunting & game olive mills dragons & devils art nouveau town festivals horse racing human towers mostfilm moonlit dining luxury bed & breakfast horse shows fireworks ceramic fairs giant paellas harvest crush wine tastings calçotada country barbecues bike & picnic carnival mediterranean xuringuito surf & turf...el moli tours, wine tours and wine country...see our calendar of
Here are some of our treasured ambassadors comments
Thank you for giving us one of the most memorable experiences ever! Our trip to Spain and Europe was amazing as it was, but the day we spent in the Penedes region was something special. Shaun and Suzana
Paddy, thank you for our amazing tour!! At the end of our 10 days in Spain we all said what our top few experiences were and you were right up there at the top for us all. Thank you for an awesome day, I cannot thank you enough! Nicole
Sarah and I both agree that it was one of the highlights of what was an incredible honeymoon. Chris & Sarah
Our day with you will always be a most cherished memory of our trip to Catalonia. Warmest regards, Sandy and Shawn
Thank you for a wonderful day of wine, learning, food, and great company. I think I left my heart and soul in Catalonia. Until we meet again – peace and love, Barbara.