Wineries You Have To Visit In Cava -

Wineries You Have To Visit In Cava

The Cava Region offers a deep dive into Spanish winemaking culture while enjoying picturesque scenery and local delicacies. Corkframes Events have put together a list of the most significant and entertaining wineries to visit, along with other tips on how to get there:

The Cava Region, located in the heart of Penedès near Barcelona, is world-renowned for its sparkling wines. The area offers a fascinating combination of beautiful landscapes, historic wineries, and a rich winemaking tradition.

Cava, often compared to Champagne, is primarily produced from indigenous grape varieties and undergoes a similar method as the traditional Champagne method, resulting in elegant and bubbly wines.

For wine lovers and tourists, a visit to the Cava Region provides a deep dive into Spanish winemaking culture while enjoying picturesque scenery and local delicacies.

Here are some of the most significant and entertaining wineries to visit, along with tips on how to get there:

Most Interesting Wineries to Visit In Cava:

  1. Freixenet

    • Description: One of the most famous producers of Cava in the world, Freixenet offers guided tours that include a look at their historic cellars and a tasting of their wines.

    • Fun Features: Train ride through the cellars, multimedia exhibitions about winemaking and more.

  2. Codorníu

    • Description: Another major player in Cava production, Codorníu features beautiful modernist buildings designed by architect Josep Puig i Cadafalch.

    • Fun Features: Architecture tours, wine tastings, and an interactive exhibition on the company’s history.

  3. Bodegas Gramona

    • Description: Known for its organic and biodynamic farming, Gramona offers an in-depth look at sustainable winemaking.

    • Fun Features: Guided tour through the vineyards and production facilities, tasting of both wines and local delicacies.

  4. Agustí Torelló Mata

    • Description: A smaller, family-owned winery focusing on high-quality Cava.

    • Fun Features: Personal tours and tastings, opportunity to meet the winemakers themselves.

  5. Rovellats

    • Description: Rovellats offers a unique combination of wine and art with its sculpture gardens.

    • Fun Features: Guided tour of the cellar, tasting in the garden, art exhibitions.

How to Get There:

  1. Go By Car

    • Renting a car is often the most flexible way to visit multiple wineries in the region. The drive from Barcelona to Penedès takes about 45 minutes to an hour.

    • Directions: Follow the AP-7 highway from Barcelona and take the exit to Vilafranca del Penedès.

  2. Go By Train

    • There are regular trains from Barcelona to Sant Sadurní d'Anoia, which is the heart of the Cava region. The journey takes about 50 minutes.

    • Train Operator: Renfe offers comfortable and regular train connections. From the station, you can take a taxi or book transport with the winery.

  3. Organized Wine Tours With Corkframes

    • Corkframes Events will soon start taking bookings for anyone who wants to visit some of these wineries. Corkframes tours will include transportation from Barcelona, guided winery visits, and wine tastings on site. Please, sign up for our news letter and stay up to date!

Visiting these wineries offers a fantastic opportunity to experience the region’s rich winemaking tradition, learn about the process behind Cava, and enjoy some of the best sparkling wines in the world.

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