Tag: denomination of origin wines

The harvest festival: an unforgettable wine tourism experience

Wine harvest Priorat

  One of the best ways to learn anything  is to experience  it., and this also applies to the world of wine. Near Barcelona, dozens of vineyards open their doors for visitors to experience the harvest festival (the “vendimia“), when grapes are harvested to make wine, cava, spirits, … In Catalonia, the harvest festival takes… Read more »

Art & Wine

Blanc Grande

An Experience at Mas Blanc i Jove Winery, Lleida An excerpt from Manel Colmenero’s award winning book Rutas del Vino, Bodegas de España para visitar y recomendar. Very close to the monasteries of Poblet and Santes Creus, in the Conca de Barbera, near the olive groves of Les Garrigues in the last town of the… Read more »

A Unique Experience for Wine Lovers

Representatives from Burgundy Wine Region

Representatives from Burgundy Wine Region in France visit FoodWineTours Just before the San Femin festivities, we encountered some truly brave bulls of the wine industry. Representatives from the Maconnaise district of the Burgundy Wine region in France wanted us to explain our company´s project and the virtues and inconveniences of the experiences market in Catalonia.… Read more »

Barcelona’s Local Wine Region

The Penedes Region

Discover the wines of El Penedes Our last but not least in a series of posts about Catalonia’s wine regions and their star wines, now we turn to el Penedes Wine Region and the Gramona winery. The Penedes Wine Region, located between the Mediterranean Coast and Montserrat is located just an hour from Barcelona. It… Read more »

Wines that Surprise

Solertia 2008

The Solertia 2009 from Priorat Wine Region The Priorat Wine Region is a small, dynamic wine region in Catalonia, known for its intense, full-bodied red wines. The classic Priorat wine is made from old-vine Garnacha and Cariñena, with concentrated aromas of licorice and cherries. Winemaking in the area dates back to the 12th century, with… Read more »