Penedès Winery Tour With World-Class Guide - Barcelona

Tasting
Cava, Wine
Activity
Tour, Cellar Tour
Included
Tour guide
Languages
English
French
Spanish
Italian
Portuguese
Dutch
German
Catalan
Theme
Family-friendly
Countryside
Upscale
Customised
Cultural
Historical
Minimum Drinking Age
18
$
304
66
/ Person
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Activity Overview
On this Penedès winery tour, visit one of the largest traditional cava cellars and a unique upscale wine cellar in Penedès County. Explore the astonishing findings of the Cava and wine elaboration secrets. This tour is open to family groups and children are allowed especially in the vast cellars such as Codorniu, which provide little train trips around the premises. Excellent wine tasting is also included in the tour.

Two wineries are the aim of the Wine Tour:
The most extensive cellars, Codorniu for Cava, in Sant Sadurní d’Anoia: started in 1551 and one of the world’s biggest sparkling wine companies, it features a luxurious art nouveau winery complex and residence, with endless old cellars and tunnels, carved by hand with a depth of more than 60 feet and incredibly massive in size, storing some 100 million bottles. On this Penedès winery tour, visit one of the largest traditional cava cellars in Penedès County. Explore the astonishing findings of the Cava and wine elaboration secrets. This tour is open to family groups and children are allowed especially in the vast cellars of Codorniu, which provide little train trips around the premises. An excellent cava tasting is also included in the tour.

The extensive Codorniu Cava cellars, in Sant Sadurní d’Anoia, started the wine production in 1551. A cava producer since 1872, it became one of the world’s biggest sparkling wine companies. It features a luxurious art nouveau winery complex and residence, with endless old cellars and tunnels, carved by hand with a depth of more than 60 feet and incredibly massive in size, storing some 100 million bottles.

The smaller, family-owned winery with very good wine cellars: ideal for enthusiasts. A wonderfull wine estate dating back to 1668, it encompasses the pride of the roots in the terroir, the vines that give them their personality, with the search for excellence in a very stylish and modern upscale approach, ageing their wine in pottery anforae. Tour the estate in an off-road convertible vehicle, accompanied by a wine-grower. End the tour with a guided tasting of their wines with some select aperitifs.
 
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PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Since 1978 in the travel business and an official Tourist Guide since 1989 for Barcelona and Catalonia, Ton-David was always searching for professional excellence. Be it conducting adventure tours through the U.S., Mexico and Guatemala, or being one of the youngest hotel managers in Minorca. He also worked for a couple of seasons as a tour guide in 8 languages for the best canal boat companies in Amsterdam, Holland. With a solid international working experience and traveling background, his clients range from Prime Ministers, Nobel Prize winners, TV teams, Travel writers, celebrities, etc., to private groups or individuals who asked for a special Catalan touch during their discovery of Barcelona. Most reputed hotels, travel agents, corporations, and individuals who wanted a quality tour and accuracy in the explanations have hired him. Other activities include simultaneous translation from English, French, German and Dutch into Catalan or Spanish.
 
Included
  • An excellent tour, a good vehicle and driver plus the cost of the tastings and the 4x4 vehicle tour.
Group-size:
Max. 9 people
Rates
Per
Price
Person
$
304
66
Timing
Dates
Start Time
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Daily12:00 PMStart time to be confirmed
Duration
5 H
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Cancellation Policy
Standard
  • Cancellations made 2 days before will be fully refunded.
  • Cancellations made at a later date will not be refunded.
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Very good tour. So glad that we decided to visit the Jewish area of past. Ton David is so knowledgeable and made the Jewish history of Barcelona come to life. He is an excellent guide!.
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We really enjoyed the tour of Barcelona. We saw so many wonderful sites in such a short time, thanks to your ability to reschedule events due to our flight delay. Thought you would enjoy having this picture with the Levy boys – Jack, Jude and James. Should we return to the area, or have friends that visit, you’ll be the first person we recommend to show them around the city!’
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