Where to Do a Wine Tasting in Barcelona

This blog post was originally posted on June 15, 2016 and was updated on August 2, 2017.

Spain is a wine-lover’s paradise, and with the nearest vineyards located just 20 minutes from the city, Barcelona is no exception!

Whether you’re a newbie to the world of Spanish wine or an absolute expert, there is always room to learn more, so why not do a wine tasting in Barcelona? The city is filled with great options– from tastings at nearby wineries to exciting events in the city, check out where to do a wine tasting in Barcelona with our tips!

We love our Spanish wines and of course where better to do a wine tasting than in Barcelona. The catalan capital is over-flowing with incredible bodegas, intimate tasting rooms and outdoor events. Let us show you all of the best places to do a wine tasting in Barcelona.

Bodega Maestrazgo Tastings

One of our favorite wine shops in Barcelona hosts all sorts of different wine tastings in their beautiful bodega and private tasting room. Keep an eye on their Facebook page for different wine tastings held throughout the year. They also offer a tasting menu for people to try while there. We visit this wonderful hidden gem (and taste wine and vermouth straight from the barrels!) on some of our delicious tours, so join us to visit in good company!

One of the best places to do a wine tasting in El Born is Bodega Maestrazgo. It's a beautiful hidden gem with so much charm!
One of our favorite places is a beautiful hidden gem with so much charm and incredible staff!

Monvinic

Undoubtedly one of the most famous wine bars in the world is Monvinic. The name itself means “world of wine!” This fancy place hosts a wealth of fantastic wine tastings at their bar and restaurant just a stone’s throw from Plaça Catalunya, including blind tastings. It’s pricey, but they do have wines from all over the world. Learning through your senses on a wine tasting in Barcelona is an evening well spent.

Don't forget to taste some beautiful cava whilst on a wine tasting in Barcelona
Definitely don’t miss out on cava, Spain’s wonderful sparkling wine, at wine tastings in Barcelona!

Vila Viniteca

Vila Viniteca is a family-run wine and gourmet shop in the beautiful Born neighborhood. It is what some might call a gastronomical dynasty in the area. From the gorgeous bodega to the cheese and charcuterie emporium, this place knows good food and wine! Don’t miss out on the different Barcelona wine tastings, festivals, and events held at and around their tasting rooms and shops throughout the year. Also worth stopping into their deli for some wine and cheese!

Beautiful wine shops like Vila Viniteca host a number of wine tasting in Barcelona!
The impressive bodega of Vila Viniteca! Photo credit: Javier Lastras.

Sentits BCN

A lovely little wine shop in the Eixample, Sentits BCN not only stocks great bottles of wine, but they also hold ongoing tastings and activities inside their shop! It’s a great place to buy wine if staying the Eixample neighborhood too.

Don't forget to try drinking from a typical Spanish Porron. Learn how to drink wine like a local on a wine tasting in Barcelona.
Don’t forget to try drinking wine from a typical Spanish porró. Learn from the experts!

Wine Tasting in Barcelona with Devour!

What’s better than a wine tasting in Barcelona? A walking wine tasting tour! Join us on our Evening Tapas and Wine Tour, where we explore not just one but rather three different wine establishments, from modern wine bars to rustic neighborhood wine shops. Taste 10 different Spanish and Catalan wines, all paired with mouthwatering tapas. Each and every moment is accompanied by a local expert in Spanish food and wine.

Our lovely guide Fintan explaining the world of Spanish wine on our Evening Tapas & Wine Tasting Tour. Truly one of the best way to do a wine tasting in Barcelona.
Our lovely guide Fintan explaining the world of Spanish wine on our Evening Tapas & Wine Tasting Tour.

Have more time? Make a day trip out of it! Our Winery Tour with Organic Wine Tasting and Farm-to-Table Lunch will whisk you away from busy Barcelona to an idyllic Catalan village. There, you’ll sample delicious wines produced on-site and enjoy a freshly made lunch made with locally sourced products. It’s one of the most authentic experiences for wine tasting in Barcelona!

Do you have any suggestions for where to do a wine tasting in Barcelona? Let us know in the comments! Or if you want to really learn how to drink wine in Barcelona like a local, then there’s no better way to do it than on a food tour! Each Devour experience explores the rich local wine traditions in Barcelona in a fun and dynamic way. We hope to see you here!

3 Comment

  1. nina says
    June 21, 2016 at 4:41 pm

    Vinos y Max

    C/Padua, 76 – Barcelona
    super nice guy, very knowledgeable,
    catalan, spanish and especially italian wines in gracia.

    Reply
    1. Renée Christensen says
      June 22, 2016 at 4:23 pm

      Thank you Nina!

      Reply
  2. Sergi says
    October 10, 2018 at 10:27 am

    If you want to move a bit you have to visit the best wine area in Spain. The DOC Priorat. Wines with Parker scores between 90 and 100.

    Reply

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