What is enotourism?🍷

What is wine tourism, enotourism or oenoturism? It means to see what is behind a winery’s closed doors. A guided tour allows access to a winery to learn what they do, how and why they do it, ending the visit with a delicious wine taste. These visits may be in conjunction with a culture or leisure activity (like sailing or cycling) and paired with gastronomy. Air transport has become more affordable…

The 10 best California wines you need to try

There is a place in America which is blessed in producing high quality wine. This area is also a well-known for Napa and Sonoma Valleys: California. These “designations of origin” have been making waves and are recognised within the wine world due to its size and quality of vineyards. We aim to list some of the 10 best California wines you need to try. Sonoma Valley and Napa Valley are…

Cheese and wine pairing

How to pairing cheese and wine correctly?

There is no more perfect combination than that of cheese and wine. These two are made for each other. There is no doubt that this is an enriching experience to the palate of both expert wine tasters and novices. The good relationship between these elements allows combinations to discover and make us fall in love with cheese and wine every day. How to make the right pairing? If you frequently…

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Barcelona Wine

Barcelona and wine share history since Roman times, when the wine trade was already developing. Tradition of wine is deeply rooted in the social and cultural values of Barcelona. Throughout the Catalan Modernism, built large “cellers cooperatius” (cooperative cellars), called “Cathedrals of Wine”. Currently Barcelona’s wine region is recognized all over the world, so why not visiting some of the best wineries in Barcelona during your stay? The Mediterranean Sea…

Montserrat Vineyards

Montserrat Vineyards

The mountain of Montserrat is considered as the most important mountain of Catalonia, Spain. It is located about 50 km south west from Barcelona and can be reached either by train or by car, so a Montserrat day trip during a stay in Barcelona is a must, as to get to know one of the most interesting and unique places in the world, and so close to Barcelona! Montserrat Mountain’s…

Priorat wines

You can describe grapes’ varieties, red and white of course! You can describe the soil, its location and terroir, but what is not very easy to describe is the flavour, taste and emotions a Priorat wine can provide. This is a list of the main grapes which form essential part of Priorat wines in this part of the world. The leading role is shared between Grenache and Carignan, which occupy…