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The Catalan Tourist Board purpose is to promote Catalonia as a leading tourist destination based on quality and the social and economic profitability of the tourism industry. Catalonia boasts a winemaking heritage dating back 2000 years in history. At over 65,000 hectares of vineyards and an annual output above 380 millions of bottles of wine and cava (sparkling wine), Catalonia is a wine tourist destination with a considerable potential. Wine tourism can be enjoyed in any of Catalonia’s twelve denominations of origin, which give an insight into a diverse, attractive landscape, from breeze-swept vineyards by the seaside to those extending over the large inland plains or climbing up the slopes. Year-round proposals include visits to over 300 wine cellars, strolls through vineyards, rich heritage to enjoy as well as wine and food pairing. Twelve denominations of origin certify the quality of Catalan wines and structure the offer in wine tourism.
Vines are a fixture of the landscape of the Province of Barcelona. No fewer than five DO allow travellers to enjoy the pleasures of wine and the surrounding countryside.
Wine tourism is a new way of holidaymaking, one in this case linked to the world of the ‘nectar of the gods’. A good wine is the outcome of a range of different factors. A fascinating world, often unknown, surrounds the entire process that ends up on the table with a glass of wine and a hearty meal to accompany it. But, before you can savour them, a lot of things have to happen…all of them good! Wine tourism allows us to find out more about this fascinating world of the vine and wine.
Freixenet has been making CAVA in Penedes for over a hundred years, becoming one of the largest producers worldwide, currently exporting to over 150 countries. Grupo Freixenet, has 23 wineries in the better wine regions of Spain, France, USA, Mexico, Argentina and Australia where we offer winery tours, technical tours, tastings, teambuilding, private dinners, show cooking and tailor made programs for exclusive groups.
The Torres Winery Visitors’ Centre is situated in a beautiful environment in the Penedès region. We offer a wide range of activities related to wine and gastronomy that will make your stay unforgettable.
Wine, family history, ecology, and gastronomy are the cornerstones of our 20 years of experience in wine tourism, creating experiences that stir up new emotions and sensations. We offer wine tastings guided by professionals, surprising wine and food pairings, breakfasts and blind dinners, personalized tours of our most emblematic vineyard, among others. You can check our catalogue at http://www.clubtorres.com.
The Drinks International – the prestigious British wine magazine – named our tour the most innovative wine tour in the world and, more recently in 2014 and 2015, awarded us the title of the world’s most admired wine brand.
MTV Puglia is a Consortium of wine producers associated to the national Movimento Turismo del Vino and encompassing more than 60 companies all along the region. It works for boosting wine tourism in the region and promoting Puglia wines by organising events and fairs domestically and all over the world.
The Wine Roads Of Northern Greece is a network of wineries and selected hotels, restaurants and outdoor activities businesses that support and communicate the Greek cultural, gastronomic and wine tradition.
With a host of informative and entertaining events, the Wine Roads of Northern Greece play a leading role in supporting high quality Greek Wine, being at the same time a key element in the Greek Cultural Identity.
They offer visitors of the Northern Greek vineyard a total of 8 different wine routes, leading from Mount Olympus, home of the gods, Metsovo in Epirus to Byzantine Thessaloniki, and from the lakeside vineyards of Amyntaio to the Aegean playground of Chalkidiki, the Dionysiac heartland of Mount Pangaio and the delightful, distant Thrace.
Gerovassiliou Estate, Katogi Averoff winery & boutique hotel and Porto Carras Winery & Resort, are three of the distinctive jewels of Northern Greece’s Wine Roads, represented in IWINETC 2016.
The joint venture between Señorío del Júcar and Grupo Los Olivos offers the best of our region: charming places and wine. The possibility of enjoying a wonderful place and wonderful wines, in the touristic town of Alcala del Júcar with a history goes back up in the time of the roman age. The muslim castle, the roman bridge, the excavated houses on the mountain and the marvellous landscape where the jucar river passes through, it is possible to do all kind of natural activities, see website: www.multiaventuralosolivos.com, you can find spa, padel court and restaurant in the los olivos complex. All this is joined to an arranged wine culture that you will find in this area: la manchuela , with our local varieties bobal and macabeo, and others internationals, where Señorío del Júcar has made a bet for organic wines.
Perfect for wine lovers that want to spend good time.
Bodega SOMMOS is architecture, design and innovation. Named by the Drink Business Magazine as the “Second Architectural Wonder of the Wine World. Located in Spain’s Somontano DO in the province of Huesca, in the north east region of Aragon, Bodega SOMMOS is one of the world´s most modern and innovative wineries. Much of the winery is built into the ground hiding much of its 30,000 square metres underneath the vineyards that surround it. Designed by J. Mariano Pascual.
Being such a touristic attraction Bodega SOMMOS is developing an Enoturistic Programme, offering different types ot tours and guided visits for groups, individual visitors and private events.
The Great Wine Capitals is a network of eight major global cities in both the northern and southern hemispheres, which share a key economic and cultural asset: their internationally renowned wine regions.
It is the only such Network to encompass the so-called ‘Old’ and ‘New’ worlds of wine, and it aims to encourage travel, education and business exchanges between the prestigious wine regions of Bilbao | Rioja, Bordeaux, Cape Town | Cape Winelands, Mainz | Rheinhessen, Mendoza, Porto, San Francisco | Napa Valley and Valparaìso | Casablanca Valley.
Being founded in 1999, the Network has developed and introduced several projects, initiatives and programs with the objective of achieving excellence in tourism, business services and education within the global alliance of its renowned wine regions.
Badia a Coltibuono (which means Abbey of the Good Harvest) is a wine resort dating back to the middle of the eleventh century and is located in the heart of Chianti – Tuscany. Our guests can stay in the former monk’s cells, transformed into comfortable and elegant bedrooms or in the apartments overlooking the XVII century courtyard or the garden. A beautiful Italian style garden and a pool assure a relaxing holiday. We organize guided tours of the abbey, tasting of our own produced organic wines and olive oils, cooking classes, weddings, corporate meetings and private events. A few steps away our restaurant is a must for anyone willing to savour the true aroma and flavours of the Tuscan cuisine. Silence, tranquillity and privacy make Badia a Coltibuono the ultimate destination for the most demanding travellers.
Hotel Mastinell is a 5-star hotel with 12 exclusive rooms: one single room, 10 double and superior rooms and a suite, all of them with beautiful views and completely customised.
Hotel Mastinell’s En Rima Gastronomic Space respects the gastronomic tradition of the exquisite catalan and mediterranean cuisine, from sea and land. It offers fresh produce proximity cuisine in a cosy atmosphere, elaborated with ‘Km 0’ products from the international ‘slow food’ network, focused on the wealth of local varieties and seasonal products. It is a simple, healthy and mediterranean cuisine that you can sample with any of our Mastinell and DO Penedès wines.
At Mastinell we specialise in the management and organisation of all sorts of events: company meetings, conventions, product presentations, weddings and family celebrations. Unique and unforgettable moments that require maximum professionalism in order to guarantee their success.
We want to become our clients’ best ally, offering them a customised service and treatment for the preparation and celebration of any type of event.
Located just 45 minutes from Barcelona and just 35 minutes from Barcelona-Prat Airport
Within the biodynamic estate La Raia there are several farmsteads that date back to the XIX century. Borgo Merlassino has been wisely restored to represent the fascinating example of our concept of living with and within nature. It is located in a privileged position: on one side the biodynamic vineyards and on the other the woods, facing a breath taking panorama of the valley in front. Nowadays Borgo Merlassino opens to its guests the doors of four apartments named after the organic honey varieties we produce.
From Borgo Merlassino you can follow a path cut through vineyards and fields, reaching La Raia’s cellar, where you will have the chance of tasting our Gavi and Barbera Demeter certified wines, paired with other local specialities.
Expand your enotourism with the ArteBacchus Audioguide for your winery. Users load the app onto their own smartphones, select your winery and follow your tour in the language they have chosen. The app currently runs in 10 languages.
You can do tours of your winery with visitors speaking different languages: Some will listen to your voice; others will follow you with the audio guide.
No internet connection is needed once the visitors have arrived at your winery.
You have a museum? Then tell personal stories about the exhibited objects. You have a big sales area? When things are really busy in the sales area your visitors can hear your product descriptions and get enthused about your wines.
You determine the languages of your audio guide and either give us finished audio files or you give us written text and we take care of everything — from translation to professional sound recording.
The 2016 edition of 50 Great Cavas takes the form of a stunning illustrated 154 page full colour collectable book and contains the Gold and Silver medal winners with photos and evocative tasting notes for each. The book, written in English is a sumptuous guide to discovering Spain’s most interesting and exciting Cava producers. The book looks at the history of Cava, outlines how Cava is made, clarifies the different Cava styles, spotlights successful regions and recognizes outstanding producers. A two page captivating article on all of the participating wineries covering family history, winery philosophy, grape varieties, location and wine tourism options can also be found in the book.
If you are part of the wine trade or you simply just love discovering great Cavas either at home or when taking time out in Barcelona, La Rioja or Valencia, 50 Great Cavas 2016 – The Book is a must – have. This is the best-selling annual publication on Cava and is available to purchase at IWINETC at the a special price of €8,95 .
50 Great Cavas 2016 – The Book was produced with the collaboration of the Consejo Regulador del Cava.
Glass of Bubbly is an internationally read bi-monthly Champagne & Sparkling Wine magazine, it also has one of the busiest websites dedicated to this wine sector and one of the largest social media audiences.
Wine & dine with Cecilia & Mercè González’s colourful Contemporary Textile Art Exhibition consisting of interpretations of tempting catalan dishes and mouth-watering beverages.
Finca Viladellops , a winery from 1877, owner of a small village surrounded by vineyards. Finca Viladellops is available to all those wishing to learn history through its typical Catalan farmhouses, medieval tower SXI, a chapel from SXII (where we hold weddings), and its 50 hectares of organic vineyards.
Finca Viladellops, where you can learn and contemplate how the wine is made, we also offer different options. Activities in the vineyard, tasting, hiking, biking or horseback and also all kinds of programs for groups. Gastronomy is important to our clients. We offer breakfast, snacks or meals with local products. We want our guests to enjoy a unique experience among vineyards. Our packages are an example of what we can offer, because we work and adapt to our clients needs. Access is easy and straightforward. We are in the Massis del Garraf 40 minutes from Barcelona, 25 minutes from the airport and 15 minutes from Sitges. We await you!