Introduction to Catalan Wines (And What to Order in Barcelona!)

Excellent Priorat reds are some of our favorite Catalan wines!

When it comes to wine, Barcelona is the place to be! Wine holds a very special place in Spanish and Catalan cultures. It’s the perfect mix of elegant and accessible, so you can be sure you’re enjoying a high quality vino with no trace of pretentiousness. And as home to several of Spain’s 70+ wine regions, Catalonia […]

Top 5 Local Wines to Order in Barcelona

Priorat's bold reds are among the best wines to order in Barcelona!

There is so much more to Spanish wine than just Rioja and Ribera! In fact, the nation is home to more than 70 different recognized wine regions, 11 of which are in Catalonia! That means that all around Barcelona, exciting things are happening in the world of wine. You may be surprised to learn that […]

Best Bars in Barcelona: Our Top 10

Conca de Barberà's flavorful white wines are among the best wines to order in Barcelona!

Bar culture is an integral part of the lifestyle in Barcelona. From the old cervecerías that have been around for generations to the sleek new gastrobars popping up around town, bars are a dime a dozen in Barcelona. However, not all of them are created equal! With so many bar choices in the bustling city, how can […]

The Ultimate Wine Lover’s Guide to Barcelona

One unique experience in our wine lover's guide to Barcelona: drinking from the porrón!

The classy Catalan capital is the perfect place to enjoy wine. Whether it’s a crisp glass of cava, a refreshing vermouth or anything in between, there are so many ways to experience wine! Our wine lover’s guide to Barcelona will show you where to drink wine, where to buy wine, where to learn about how […]

Salut! Best Barcelona Wine Tours

Learn about some of our favorite cava bars in Barcelona!

This blog post was originally posted on June 3, 2016, and was updated on October 15, 2017. Visiting Barcelona and love wine? You’ve come to the right place because Barcelona really is a city for wine lovers. With the closest Catalan wine producing region located just 20-minutes drive out of the city, a winemaking tradition […]

Everything You Need to Know About Catalan Sparkling Wine

El Rincón del Cava is one of our favorite bars in Barcelona for the local alternative to champagne!

This blog post was originally posted on February 10, 2016, and was updated on September 19, 2016. Love a glass of bubbly? Cava, the wonderful Catalan sparkling wine, is a staple of the local gastronomy and culture. As a sparkling wine, cava has long taken a backseat to French champagne. It’s even been incorrectly referred to as […]

7 Foodie Things to do in Barcelona

Learn about some of our favorite cava bars in Barcelona!

This blog post was originally posted on December 1, 2o14 and was updated on September 4, 2017. Barcelona is one of the best cities in the world for food lovers! Whether you’re the type to splurge on Michelin stars or simply enjoy a good, home cooked meal, there’s foodie fun for everyone in the Catalan […]

Refreshing Drink Recipe: Sangria de Cava

The best way to enjoy Sangria de Cava is to serve it chilled and on a beach!

This blog post was originally posted on May 13, 2015 and was updated on August 30, 2017. What isn’t there to like about sangria? Chilled, fruity and refreshing, this summer red wine washes tapas down very well. Surely you’ve heard of and probably tasted sangria, but what about sangria de cava? It’s a delicious combination […]