Château Leon, s/n, 08775 Torrelavit, Barcelona
Jean Leon (winery)
Great winery with a interesting history of a man, a time and a wine.
About a poor young man who left Spain and opened one of the most famous and importants restaurants in America.
Jean Leon is easily reached from our B&B by car.
During the spring and summer months they also open a winebar in the winery where visitors can try wine and some snack.
Finca Giró del Gorner, 08797 Puigdàlber
Giró del Gorner (winery)
Great familiar winery within walking distance from our B&B.
The owner Marta will take great care of you and show you the best of the vineyards and her wines & Cavas.
Giró del Gorner offer visits and also have a winebar in the warmer months of the year.
Jaume Codorniu, s/n, 08770 Barcelona
Cavas Codorníu has been welcoming visitors since the beginnings of last century. Designed by the architect Josep Puig i Cadafalch, the cellar was declared Historic and Artistic National Monument in 1976 and represents one of the most outstanding examples of modernist architecture in our country.
Masia Can Balta, S/N, 08796 Barcelona
Parés Baltà (winery)
Parés Baltà are a family owned winery since 1790, but with fresh and new ideas. The bodega practise organic and biodynamic farming in a unique range of soils, climates and varieties, which give a special personality to the wines.
Mª Elena and Marta, the family winemakers, are in charge of bringing the essence of each grape from the vine to the glass.
Visit the cellar and discover how Parés Baltà create their wines by combining ancient and modern techniques. Taste the wines and let them surprise you!
Carrer de Tamarit, 10, 08770 Sant Sadurní d'Anoia, Barcelona
Recaredo is a family of vinegrowers who specialize in reflecting their region as honestly and transparently as possible in their wines. They make only vintage Brut Nature sparkling wines (zero dosage),
They are committed to capturing the landscapes of Penedès in a bottle. That is what drives them to cultivate family-owned vineyards planted with 100% Mediterranean varieties.
Sitges, 30 minutes drive south of Barcelona is the seaside resort of the wine region Penedès. Sitges is full of hotels, bars and restaurant. It's long coastline of beautiful beaches together with a stunning nightlife makes it a popular destination for tourists. Sitges is one of the main European destination for the LGBT Community. Due to all the bars in Sitges you will never be bar from a wine bar where you can sip your Penedès favourites.
There are more than 250 restaurants in Sitges according to Tripadvisor. The up-class Fregata restaurant just next to the church is one of the best choices if you like to try to the local sea food cuisine. Another great option is Picnick who sits just by the beach. Their mix of Rice Dishes and laid back cocktails has made them very popular with locals. If you would like to try some creative Tapas we recommend you to go make your away over to the Nem Sitges, a popular tapas restaurants both among locals and tourists.
Sitges has a city heart with plenty of shops, restaurants, bars museums and culture. It's long stretch of beach makes a perfect site to walk, run or just chill on a bench looking at the blue Mediterranean Sea. There is also a golf course in Sitges. Every Sunday there is big market down by the church where local artisans fill the town’s central streets with their market stands.
Vilafranca del Penedès, Spain
Vilafranca Del Penedès (village)
Vilafranca de Penedes, 40 minutes drive south of Barcelona is the capital of the wine region Penedès. Among the many wineries in Vilafranca, you'll find Torres, which over the last 30 years has put Penedès on the world map with it’s great wines and grand expansion. Vilafranca is full of life, shops, restaurant, bars and nightclubs.
Restaurants in Vilafranca are diverse and delicious. The family owned Cal Ton one of the best choices if you like to try to the local cuisine. Another great option is La Fabrica who with their creative mix has won the heart of the locals over the last years. At the other end of town, Cava Mas Tinell’s incredible hotel and restaurant En Rima offers great food and wine next to it’s bodega and surrounded by vineyards.
Vilafranca has a big center full with shops, market, restaurants, museums and culture. Every Saturday the regions largest market is hold here when local farmers and artisans and fill all the town’s central streets with their market stands. The Vinseum, the museum of wine and culture it’s located the the center of the town and it’s open from Tuesday to Sunday all year around.
Sant Sadurní d'Anoia, Spain
Sant Sadurní d'Anoia (village)
Sant Sadurní d’Anoia, 35 minutes drive south of Barcelona is the cradle and the capital of Cava, In Sant Sadurní d’Anoia everywhere you look there are Cavas (wineries for sparkling wines made with the traditional method, the same method used as to produce Champagne although the region is not allowed to call it Champagne as it is only for the Champagne region in France. The largest Cava producers are Freixenet and Codorniu. The village does not have as much life as Vilafranca but there are some shops, great bakeries, bars, restaurants and of course many places where you can enjoy a great glass of Cava!
In Sant Sadurní d’Anoia we find three of the best restaurant’s in Penedès: Centre, which is located in a beautiful building which is an old cinema. The restaurant serves great set menus for good prices and has a very large wine menu where you can try most of the wines from the region. On the other side of the town we find La Cava d'En Sergi, where the chef Sergi Torres offers great creative food for affordable prices. And set on on the hills surrounding the village we find Mirador de Les Caves which has an incredible view over most of Penedès and the Montserrat Mountain. Another highlight is the chocolate factory Simon Coll where you can savour great chocolate and even enjoy a visit to learn the history of chocolate and see the production of this wonderful product.
The center of the village is small but with many small bars, cafés, Cavas and shops. Every Saturday a market where local farmers and artisans fill the town’s central streets with their market stands.