Wine Tour, 2 wineries + Typical Catalan Breakfast
The Empordà region is still one of the most unknown areas in Catalonia, only 90 minuts from Barcelona and 40 minutes from Girona, a lot of people only know the Costa Brava and its beaches, but there is a product that though always has been part of this land, today surprises us for its top quality, the wine of D.O. Empordà.
Just having a walk around this area, especially in the High Empodà you will see the importance of the wine in this land. There are vineyards all over the landscape, up to the sea shore, in terraces, to take advantage of the slopes of the Albera mountains.
Small cellars, usually familiar or cooperative that have strived in modernize, looking for the best oenologist to improve their wines and to compete in quality with the best Spanish wines.
These cellars have a small production and it's difficult to find them in the market.
With this tour, you will have the opportunity to test wines that for sure, will surprise you. Also you can taste the Top Quality products, like sausages, cheeses, the Anchovies of L' Escala, olive oil or Foies.
The owners or the winemakers, will be present to explain you all the process that follow to produce their wines, since the harvest of the grape until the final product. In a guided visit to the cellar you will see how they combine tradition with new technologies.
You will know the varieties of autochthonous grapes, the different soils and how the Tramontana (north wind blowing very often in this region) and the vecinity to the sea affects to our wines.
Red, rosé, white and the pearl of the Empordà, our Garnatxa, are increasingly awarded all over the world, getting recognition of the well done work, the dedication and the effort of a lot of people.
In this tour you will visit 2 of the best cellars of this area, where you will be able to taste a selection of their best wines and they will explain us all the process of production, and also you will have the possibility of stroll around the vineyards and see in each season how the grapes grow.
Enjoy both, oenology and gastronomy experience to better understand this land, its products and its people
This is a small group tour up to 6 people in a Modern Van with conditioned air.
This tour can only be booked on request. Contanct us, filling our contact form to enjoy this experience!
The price of the tour depends on the wineries, each winery has different prices and differents activities.
-08:45 departure from Girona city. Meeting Point: Plaça Sant Feliu, beside the "The River Cafè".
-09:40 Arrival to Empordàlia cellar where you will be able to enjoy a Typical Catalan Breakfast (Bread with tomato +sausages + cheeses) + tasting of 5 of their best wines.
-10:45 Departure to Terra Remota cellar.
-11.00 Guided visit to the installations to learn how they make its wines + tasting of 9 wines.
-12:30pm Departure to Girona city.
-13.30pm Arrival to Girona city. Meeting Point.