Wine and Tapas Tasting Tour

Food, Wine & Nightlife in Spain

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5 out of 5

Tour description provided by Viator

Interested in tasting and learning about wines and tapas from Spain´s top wine-producing regions without setting out foot outside Barcelona? On this wine and tapas experience, you will wander through the beautiful streets of El Born medieval neighborhood on an interactive journey of the best wines and gastronomy from Spain that also include off the beaten sights of this beautiful city.The tour starts at Arc de Triomf, a beautiful heritage from the early 20th century, where you will meet a wine expert who will take you to an ancient Bodega (old tavern), a trendy wine shop and a Mediterranean restaurant. At each stop you will be able to talk to wine sommeliers and uncover the ins and outs of wine traditions in Spain. The tour last around 3 hours and you will walk around 2 km, expect to uncover amazing sites of Barcelona. All in all you will taste 8 unique wines which will be paired to different tapas, enough for a hearty meal! 
On this wine and tapas experience, you will start by getting introduced to the traditions of Barcelona locals when it comes to aperitif time at an ancient Bodega where you will pour wines from the barrel, eat freshly carved cured meats and manchego cheese, and get an introduction to the world of cavas (the Spanish sparkling wine).  Along the evening, you will uncover unknown Spanish white wines at a boutique wine shop while you get tips on how to select the best bottle when buying wine. At the end of the wine and tapas tour you will enjoy a selection of traditional tapas at a Mediterranean restaurant where you will also taste an array of complex Spanish red wines plus a sweet surprise. On this interactive journey of the wines and foods from the country, you will wander down picturesque streets of Barcelona while experiencing the ‘classroom’ setting of wine tastings and enjoying a progressive tapas dinner. Along with this charming walk, you will be lead by our wine expert and enjoy the company of local sommeliers at each establishment. Among the sites you will see on this walking tour are the Arc de Triomf, Santa Maria del Mar, El Fossar de les Moreres and few unknown sights and quirky stories of El Born Neighborhood.

What’s included

  • Food tasting
  • Glass of Champagne
  • Wine tasting
  • 2-course dinner
  • Snacks
  • Small-group tour
  • Live entertainment
  • Local taxes

What’s not included

  • Gratuities (recommended)
  • Transportation to/from attractions