- The Bodega Jean Leon was the first one in Spain to plant Chardonnay
- The Bodegas Torres have more than three hundred years of history
- Cava is a sparkling wine, like champagne, typical from Catalonia
First stop will be at Jean Leon’s Wine Cellars, the small "boutique" cellars belonging to Torres Group. An entertaining and cultural tour exploring the amazing life of Jean Leon and the process of elaboration of his wines: a video presentation , museum, garden of the varieties cellar and the underground cave ending the tour with an exclusive tasting of one of their single vineyard wines with some snacks.
Afterwards, we will take you to the spectacular main Torres’s Wine Cellars for living a unique and exclusive experience. The visit will start with the history of the Torres family, continuing with the life cycle of the wine plant during multimedia presentation.
You will take a train tour through the “Mas la Plana” vineyard and the whole production plant. Then you will enjoy a multisensory visit, an exciting journey back in time that will show the best kept secrets of winemaking from its very origins and give a chance to survey the barrels that hold our estate wines.
Finally you will get a privileged guided visit through two different cellars and vineyard garden demonstrating many different varieties and pruning methods. The varieties and pruning types sample area, where you can learn and live the cycle of vineyard.
The tour is adapted to the different seasons of the year:
Spring: Budding and flowering of the vines according to the different varieties, non-pesticide protection, growth of branches and leaves, blooming and early formation of the grapes.
Summer: Continued vegetative growth, ripening of the grapes (veraison), and yeast formation on skins of grapes.
Autumn: Explanation of the different grape varietals’ harvest (early and late ripening grapes), wine production subzones within Do´s, harvest methods and grape tasting.
After this unique experience you will enjoy a commented tasting of two wines and a delicious brunch with another cup of wine.
Third Cellar you will enjoy is Codorníu, an exciting journey into the origins of cava. Codorníu is synonymous to the history of a family of winegrowers which dates back to the XVI century. It is the oldest family company in Spain and one of the oldest in the world, with more than 450 years of history to the date.
The visit is with an exclusive guide and features like a welcoming in Sala Puig “the Cathedral of Cava”, audiovisual, Art Nouveau Tour (Josep Puig i Cadafalch’s architectural Work was declared a Historical-Artistic Monument in 1976, History and Heritage of the Codorníu family), The Codorníu winery gardens, “Celler Gran” Museum and winery, First Codorníu Cava. You will have an exclusive visit to underground cellars with a train, and tasting one cup of the exclusive “Reserva Codorníu” with some sweets in the “Capitular” Saloon at the end.
Return to Barcelona in our luxury saloon bus.
- Air conditioned luxury saloon bus
- English assistant all the tour
- Jean Leon wine cellars: guided tour and commented tasting of one wine with snacks
- Torres wine cellars: guided VIP tour, commented tasting of two wines & brunch with a cup of wine
- Codorníu cava cellars: guided VIP tour and tasting of an exclusive cava with some sweets
- Food and drinks, unless specified
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
No refund for cancellations submitted less than 72 hours or no shows.