If you are a lover of good wine and come to visit Barcelona for a few days, you cannot leave without visiting the vineyards that are around. Located in the middle of charming landscapes, which evade you from the big city and allow you to breathe the air of the countryside, you will discover the origin of some of the best cavas and wines of Spain, both reds and rosés and whites.
The best way to explore
The best way to explore them will be with an expert guide and vineyard vintner, who will explain the history of his winery, how he makes the wine, curiosities about the area and, ultimately, get turn the wine tour on the surroundings of Barcelona into an experience that you will remember all your life.
What vineyards are near me in Barcelona? Then we answer this question, very common among wine tourism enthusiasts and lovers of activities that stand apart from the ordinary.
The denomination of origin of the Penedès includes 47 municipal districts of the south of the province of Barcelona and 16 of Tarragona. In Penedés they mainly produce two specialties. On the one hand, white wine, very aromatic, with little body and light. On the other, cava, a type of sparkling wine that has its most important production center in Vilafranca del Penedès and Sant Sadurní d’Anoia. Besides, it also produces sparkling wine, rosé and, in lesser quantity, red wine.
The terrain of the vineyards is usually irregular, with hills, valleys and rivers that extend from the Mediterranean Sea to the mountain of Montserrat.
Priorat wines, from the province of Tarragona, are recognized for their excellence, being considered as a qualified denomination of origin. Red wine from the Caribbean grape predominates, followed by the red and hairy Grenache. The wine is characterized by an intense aroma, an elegant garnet color, a high degree of alcohol and a dense and resounding flavor. To a lesser extent, white and rosé wine are also made.
An amazing location in Tarragona
The vineyards are located in an area of volcanic origin, with a temperate and dry climate, with important oscillations between day and night, and between summer and winter.
The denomination of origin of Alella is known for its white, dry and sweet wines. Its most typical varieties are xarel·lo and garnatxa blanca. The light rosé wines and the fruity and soft red wines are also part of many wineries in the area. Historically, it was the area that provided wine to the city of Barcelona, living its apogee at the end of the 19th century.
North of Barcelona
They are located north of Barcelona, in the Maresme region, with a Mediterranean climate on the coast and continental inland, seated on a sandy ground.
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