Small-Group Torres, Codorn≠u and Jean Leon Wineries Day Trip from Barcelona with Tastings and Brunch
Discover the world of Spanish wine on this small-group day trip from Barcelona, including tastings and brunch. Traveling by luxury coach, visit three of Spainís best-known producers to learn how they make their top-quality wine and cava. Start at the boutique Jean Leon Winery, and then tour the spectacular Bodegas Torres to discover its history, vineyard, production and cellars. Next, savor three Torres wines with a delicious brunch, and finish at the Codorn≠u winery to see its museum and cellars and taste a premium cava.Numbers are limited to 25 people to ensure a small-group experience.Leave central Barcelona by luxury, air-conditioned coach and travel to the Bodegas Jean Leon. Established by winemaker Jean Leon and now part of the Torres Group, this boutique winery is set deep in the picturesque Pened®s wine region.On arrival, head inside and learn about the life of Jean Leon, one of the first winemakers to bring foreign grape varieties to Spain. Gain insight into the vineyard during a presentation and visit the cellars to taste one of the ‘Single Vineyard’ wines produced hereónamed as such for originating from grapes grown in a specified vineyard and microclimateópaired with anassortment of salted snacks.Continue to the Bodegas Torres, a spectacular winery that incorporates the Mas La Plana vineyard, a production plant and underground cellars. Enjoy a multimedia presentation on the Torres family, who established their first bodega in 1870, and ride a land-train around the vineyard and plant to learn the secrets of each stage of cultivation, harvesting and bottling.Experience a year in the life of a vine in the multisensory ëTunnel of the Seasons,í and head into the winery and vineyard garden. Here, depending on the season, see first-hand how the vines are cultivated, from their budding in spring to summerís grape-ripening and fallís harvesting.Taste two wines and then savor a delicious brunch of dishes such as cold cut meat and local cheese, paired with another small glass of wine.Next, travel to the famous Codorn≠u winery, the worldís oldest producer of cava. Step inside the stunning Modernist winery and discover the story of Spainís oldest family company and its cava before taking a fascinating look at the winery museum and gardens.Afterward, ride an electric train through the vast, underground Codorn≠u cellars and sample some Reserva Codorn≠u along with some sweet treats such as mini magdalenas and chocolate croissants.Finally, return to Barcelona where your tour ends at the departure point.