Tag: food tours

A passport for your Taste Buds: The Rise of Food Tourism across the Globe

Walking tours

Globe trekkers have endless reasons for collecting passport stamps. Perhaps they are motivated by the world’s diverse natural landscapes or the array of stunning architecture. Some travel to escape the daily grind, experience a different climate, or even find love. But among all travelers, there is one overwhelming unifier:  Food Any well seasoned traveler will… Read more »

Barcelona be a local not a tourist food tour

Food walks

Dear Friends, We are happy to announce that we have an exciting new tour starting from September 2016. With this original tour we will show you our own favorite spots in our neighborhood; and we will eat where we usually go, off the beaten path of tourists. Even if our great city of Barcelona is… Read more »

Rome Capital of Taste

Classic Italian pizza

Capital of Italy, Rome is the birthplace of the historical spread of the wine, beer and gastronomy culture and food and beverage storage systems. The Romans in fact were used to conquer new lands initially with military strategies and then with culinary and agricultural knowledge. It’s still very interesting for food lovers to study the… Read more »

FoodWineTours in the Classroom

FWT in the classroom

Manel Colmenero inspires students at Barcelona´s new tourism school, Ostelea Just a few weeks ago, FoodWineTours´ Director, Manel Colmenero, gave a talk in the new Tourism School, Ostelea, part of EAE business school in Barcelona. In a dynamic presentation, he talked about the principles that Ocio Vital/FoodWineTours has defended since its inception. Gastronomic tourism is… Read more »

The Chocolate and Sweets Revolution in Barcelona


Barcelona chocolates and sweets Spanish “pastelerias” or pastry shops abound walking around the streets of Barcelona, with several on each block. As you walk by, you will enjoy the sights of mouth-watering chocolate and sweets, hand-made cakes and pastries. Depending on the season, special traditional sweets such as Easter doughnuts (Bunuelos de Pascua); Spanish nougat… Read more »