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Codorniu Winery is a grand and historic winery to say the least. The roots of this winery go back to the 16th century and are still going strong. A rare sight of more than 100,000 stacked bottles of wines stored in a 3 feet deep underground cellar will probably leave you enthralled.The serenity of the countryside, the standout wine treasury and the vast knowledge the family patrons are all on offer here. You can enjoy a wine tasting tour at Codorniu, where the rich history of wine-making and its transformation through ages is on display. From the Barcelona railway station, a 45 minute journey will take you to this hidden gem in Sant Sadurní d’Anoia.
Oenophile or not, a tour of the Freixenet cellar is a must-feature on your Barcelonian itinerary. Makers of the unofficial national drink, cava, a Spanish sparkling wine, the Bosch family have been in the business since 1861. The child-friendly excursion starts with an audiovisual understanding of the history of the company and then proceeds to explaining the intricacies of making the finest Catalan cava. Take a train ride through the underground cellars that ends with exclusive tastings from an array of signature varieties, a complete indulgence for your senses.
This well-known wine cellar was founded in 1926 by Ramon Giró i Mata (nicknamed "El Rey," The King). It is located in Sant Sadurní d'Ánoia, 40 minutes by train from Barcelona. Lead by Ramon, this winery produces hand-made cavas. The wines from here boast of unique aromas and exquisite tastes, created from their own vineyards. The artisan quality wines are limited in number, so get your favorite now.