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Catalonia and Priorat Wine Tour

Wine tour to one of Spain’s most dynamic and interesting wine regions — The capital of Catalonia, Barcelona is a lively city with a huge variety of interesting culture, architecture and gastronomy. The wines from the districts around Barcelona are not far behind in notoriety. Here you find the famous cava, the Spanish bubbly. There […]

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Travelling in the Catalonia wine districts

Catalonia in north-east Spain produces some wonderful wine and is home to a fantastic gastronomy. This video simply gives you some glimpses into the vineyards, the landscape and some of the wines it makes. On the wine side it is of course famous for the cava, Spain’s sparkling wine. Most of Spain’s cava is made […]

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Sparkling wine bottles in a cooling bath

One important step in making cava: disgorging

Cava, the famous sparkling wine of Spain, is made in a similar way to many other sparkling wines, Franciacorta, Champagne, South African MCC etc. First you make a still white wine. Then you bottle it and put a little bit of sugar and yeast in the bottle. It ferments in the bottle and, voila, you […]

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How to make a real paella

Paella is a very Spanish dish. Usually one thinks of Paella Valenciana (from Valencia) when talking about it. But it is made in many different places in Spain. Want to discover some genuine paella? Then come to Spain  with us, for example on a wine tour to Catalonia with us! Here you can see how […]

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Hills and terraced vineyards, Priorat, Catalonia, Spain

Travel with us to the “Wine Region of the Year 2016”, Priorat, and to Penedes in Catalonia

We arranged our first wine tour to Catalonia in 1989. Since then it we have had it as a destination every so often. Therefore, it is great to see that the Swedish wine tasting association Munskänkarna has named Priorat in Catalonia “Wine Region of the Year 2016”. Priorat is a small district in the south […]

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Topping up a wine barrel

Wine tours to Catalonia and to Bordeaux

Bordeaux is one of the classic wine tour destinations, always in great demand. Catalonia in north-eastern Spain is, perhaps surprisingly, more of a niche destination. We have wine tours to Bordeaux on a very regular basis, but to Catalonia it is, unfortunately, more rarely. We have just published two “sample programs” for wine tours to […]

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