Penedès Gran Reserva Tour
We are delighted to present exclusive Wine, Gastronomy and Culture tours of Penedes wine region an hour south of Barcelona city. Traverse the valleys and back roads of Barcelona's Sparkling wine country with top local curator and sommelier Paddy Mannion.
You will enjoy comprehensive visits and accompanied wine tastings at the best boutique wineries and fine dining at hidden away small village restaurants.
You'll return from these tours invigorated, with lots of memories from the best wine country tour in Spain.
Mark at Jean Leon winery, Torrelavit
Penedès Gran Reserva Tour Program (sample)
9.00 Pick up at Barcelona Accommodation. Journey time Barcelona - Penedes Wine Country 30 minutes / 1 Hour
9.30 Breakfast at the Xuringuito café in Sitges, the romantic jewel in the crown of Barcelona
10.30-12.00 VIP winery visit at Clos Lentiscus, a beautiful boutique winery
Innovating winemaker Manel Aviño and brother Joan produce some of the most original Cavas and wines in Spain
Manel will introduce you to their winery and barrel room and their project to create live natural singing wines, changing every year.
you will enjoy a wine-tasting of their wonderful expressive cavas and wines, in the cool bar,
or on the terrace overlooking the Mediterranean Sea,
12.30-13.30 Visit the church and castle of Sant Marti Sarroca dating from Roman times with panoramic views of the Penedès valley and Montserrat mountain.
Barrel room, Albet i Noya
14.00-16.30 Enjoy wonderful slow food lunch at traditional Catalan Restaurant Masia Aran. You will be treated to dishes such as Canelons, Xato salad of Escarola lettuce dressed with anchovies, tuna and cod, wild mushrooms stuffed with foie gras, slow cooked duck with pears or shoulder of goat with wild mushrooms.
Lunch will be accompanied by a selection of excellent white and red wines selected by your host Paddy Mannion.
16.00-17.30 VIP winery visit to Parés Baltà winery, a prestigious producer with a collection of more than 20 high expression Wines and Cavas.
Private tour of the vineyards, Cavas and barrel room followed by a fantastic tasting of excellent wines.
This will conclude one of the most informative, luxurious and fun wine tours you could hope to experience in Spain.
Sparkling rose made with the Trepat variety at Mas Tinell winery
The above is a sample description. you are welcome to choose from a selection of other Penedès wineries and attractions. check out our extend your experience options and our list of wineries
Penedès main attractions Vinseum wine museum, stone ground olive oil mills, Castellers (human towers), Cooper workshops, Romanic churches and castles, modernist architecture, Montserrat, great wineries and beautiful wine country, romantic Sitges...
Prices Penedès Gran Reserva Tour
Price 370 euros p.p. net for 2 people
Price 310 euros p.p. net for 4 people
Price 260 euros p.p. net for 6 people
Luxury trasport from accommodation
Sparkling wine breakfast
Two private winery visits and comprehensive tastings.
Cultural visit of your choice
A la carte Catalan lunch with selected wines.
Refreshments throughout tour.
Barcelona's top wine guide / sommelier.
info pack of region, wineries and wines.
Mercé, our people carrier
Booking & Payment
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Gran Reserva Culture Options
Here is a menu of special Penedès attractions which you can choose from, Cultural options are free
Let us know about your special interests.
Sitges, the Romantic jewel in the crown of Barcelona
Contempory Artists studio and exhibition
Ca la Madrona, Barcelona's last stone ground olive oil mill,
Cudie Catanie chocolate praline factory
Torner's Cooper/ Barrel workshop
Farmers Market Vilafranca
Vinseum Wine Museum and tasting of Catalan wine regions
Views of Vilafranca, Penedès and Cava from the Tower of the Basilica of Santa Maria
Roman fortress of Sant Miguel d’Olerdola
Cal Figerot, home of the Castellers of Vilafranca
Romanesque Church and Castle of Sant Marti Sarroca.
Medieval Montblanc, Santes Creus & Poblet Cistercian Abbeys, resting place of the Catalan kings
18C paper mill, Capellades (Can Costa)
Montserrat, choir and black virgin
Organ workshop Collbato
Wine-tastings at the Mill of Torrelles de Foix, Penedès.