The Cavas, Wines & Culture of DO Penedès

Penedès is a beautiful, scenic wine region an hour south of Barcelona city. We visit small charming wineries where the owners and their families have spent generations getting the best from the land and the climate. We like lots of variety, so there will be sparkling wine producers as well as red, white and rosé wine specialists with plenty of Catalan culture, countryside and gastronomy in between. At el Molí Tours we know our territory better than the locals, and we are are determined to show you the very best that Southern Catalunya has to offer

wineries with underground caves where sparkling wines are aged and improved
Underground at Cavas Ferret, Guardiola de Font Rubi

Penedès and the other wine regions of Southern Catalunya are bursting with Iberian, Roman, Moorish, Romanesque, Gothic, Modernist and contempory culture. In summer and winter the region purrs with festa majors, wine and food events, theatre, cinema and art festivals, medieval pageants and local events.
We keep a close eye on the cultural calendar so you get in touch with and taste real Southern Catalunya.
Cheers and "fins aviat", Paddy Mannion

Can Ramon winery dining room, Exposed stone of this beautifully restored wine farm overlooking Sitges
ready to taste at Can Ramon, Sant Pere de Ribes

Sample Full Day Itinery

10.00 Collection Vilafranca del Penedès
10.30 Winery visit to small award winning Cava producer such as Cavas Nadal, Pere Guilera, Mas Bertran...
12.00 Cultural visit to a stone ground olive mill, Romanesque Sant Marti Sarroca or a Cooper's barrel-making workshop...
13.30 Lunch on the shady terrace of a small village restaurant
15.30 Winery visit to an innovative winery producing a selection of limited production high expression wines
17.00 Cultural visit in the market town of Vilafranca del Penedès to the Catanie chocolate shop or the "Castellers" human tower builders
18.00 Tour concludes

Note: We live and work in Penedès and prefer to spend our and your time showing you Penedès and not the road between here and Barcelona city.
We can arrange transfers and transport: however, we recommend you take advantage of the excellent train service between Barcelona centre and Penedès. Trasvelling time just under an hour

Train information from Barcelona to Penedes

Cal Padri Restaurant
Cal Padri Restaurant, La Munia

Half day Cava Wine & Culture small group tour
from 90 euros p.p.

Luxury transport in Penedès from Vilafranca del Penedès train station
1 winery visit and tasting
cultural visit
expert multilingual guide

Cava Wine Food & Culture full day small group tour
155 euros p.p.

Luxury transport in Penedès from Vilafranca del Penedès
2 winery visits and tastings
cultural visit
Traditional lunch, wines and refreshments
expert multilingual guide/sommelier

Barcelona transfers + 60 euros p.p.
Make this a private tour + 100 euros
Master of Wine visits and tastings + 30 euros p.p.
Gourmet a la carte lunch + 30 euros p.p.
weekends and public holiday supplement + 20 euro p.p.
prices include all fees and taxes

Small group tours include a maximum of 7 visitors

visiting Gran Reserva specialists, Cavas Nadal

El Molí Tours, for the best of Southern Catalunya

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