Welcome to the Born and the old port of Barcelona, The Santa Maria
Cathedral marks the centre of this happening and cool area. It is filled with
designer shops, old grocers stores, fine restaurants and a great selection of
wine and tapa bars.
These wine tastings present the variety and quality of
Catalan wines from Penedes to Terra Alta and from La Conca
de Barbera to Costers de Segre.
Our "Taste & Tapa Tour" will provide you with ample background
information and help you to identify the regional characteristics and styles.
Tour the best tapa and wine bars of old Barcelona
Each tasting will focus on history, varietals and methods of
production. We will also be introducing you to wines which we believe you
will dwell on, discuss and enjoy.
Day by day itinerary
DAY 1: TUE
Introduction to Catalan Wines (Duration: 02h00 approx) - 12:00PM or 06:00PM: Make your way to the
wine tasting venue which is in Barcelona´s
port area (NOTE: Exact locations details
will be provided in your voucher)
- Meet your English-Speaking wine expert and
enjoy a detailed commented tasting of 6
Catalan wines (3 reds & 3 whites).
- 02:00PM or 08:00PM: Final Goodbye from your wine expert and
make your own way back to you hotel.
OPTION 2: Taste & Tapas Tour (Duration: 3h00
approx) - 12:00PM or 06:00PM: Make your way to the
1st stop tapa/wine tasting venue which is in
Barcelona´s port area (NOTE: Exact
locations details will be provided in your
- Meet your English-Speaking wine expert and
enjoy a detailed commented tasting of
selected Catalan wines and savor them along
various tapas like; cured ham, cheese,
- You will stop at 3 or 4 different tapa/wine
bar/taverns/restaurant during the tour
selected by our food/wine expert in the born
quarter of Barcelona
- 03:00PM or 09:00PM Final Goodbye from your
wine expert and make your own way back to
END OF CUSTOMIZED TOUR SERVICES
THE TOUR INCLUDES:
OPTION 1: Introduction to Catalan Wines (Duration: 02h00 approx)
- Tasting of 6 wines (traditional white varieties, new age blends, barrel
fermented whites, red varietals and vintages.) in the company of wine writer and
expert guide Paddy Mannion.
- Location is in one of Barcelona´s oldest and best stocked wine shops and
- Tastings include refreshments and crackers, backup materials and certificate
- Local Taxes
OPTION 2: Taste & Tapas Tour (Duration: 3h00 approx) - Combine Paddy Mannion´s 15 years of wine expertise
with the best wine shops, delicatessens, bars, taverns and restaurants in
Barcelona´s old town and you get a extremely good excuse for an interactive slow
cultural lunch experience.
- Paddy will take you on a journey through the wines and tapas (eg. cheese,
cured hams, delicatessen, etc...) of Catalunya and Spain.
- Expect to enjoy the flavours of unique white, rose red and sparkling wines
paired with some of Spain´s most delicious fresh produce.
- Local Taxes
THE TOURS DOES NOT INCLUDE: - Airfare
- Optional Private Tour Addons
- Table Reservations
- Transfers not specified in itinerary
- Entrance fees when not with guide
- Beverages not specified in selected meals
- Meals not specified in itinerary
- Laundry Expenses
- Telephone & Facsimile charges
- Excess Baggage charges
- Passport & Visa fees
- Personal & Travel Insurance
- Airport & Departure Taxes
- Optional excursions
- Room Service
- Gratuities to Chauffeurs and Guides
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