Gastronomy and wine tourism

Discover the culinary specialities of the world-renowned cuisine of the regions of Barcelona, along with their five Designation of Origin seals, uncovering the secrets and myriad nuances of the area’s wines and cavas.

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<p>El Masnou beach</p>

In your opinion, what is the greatest thing about Maresme? Summer? Its many sunny days and good weather all year round? Its bright blue skies? That there is no need to choose between the sea and the mountains? There are many reasons to come and visit Maresme... Today we add another one: The Maresme region boasts a hundred companies certified with the Biosphere sustainability label. This involves people working to improve products and services and minimise the impact on nature and the environment. Below you will find some of these 100 plans for you to choose from this summer. Read on, as they will surprise you!

<p>Black truffle from Berguedà</p>

Winter is the time of year for soups, broths, potages and stews. Spoon dishes that warm the body and comfort the spirit with a much appreciated heartiness. In the regions of Barcelona, there are also other dishes to enjoy during the cold days of winter. Seasonal treats that will entice you with their intense flavours. Would you like to find out what they are?

<p>Iris House in La Garriga</p>

The Catalan modernist bourgeoisie may have been nouveau riche, but they certainly knew what they were doing: they made summer residences, spas, art collections and haute cuisine fashionable. Nowadays, we can enjoy their approach to life for ourselves, especially in Vallès Oriental, a region where there are plenty of ways to make the most of your leisure time.

Enjoying culinary pleasures is one of the great attractions of travelling, but with it comes great responsibility, since the way in which food is produced can have a negative impact on the ecology and biodiversity of the places we visit. To ensure that our culinary choices don’t harm local natural resources or compromise the capacity of future generations to continue savouring top-quality ingredients, we should start asking ourselves the following question more often: Is it sustainable? Here are five simple tips that will help you answer it.

<p>Catalonian Museum of Wine Culture</p>

The Catalan Wine Cultures Museum is housed in the former Royal Palace of Vilafranca del Penedès, on the Costa Barcelona. Better known as the VINSEUM, its fascinating collection appeals to the senses, vividly evoking memories and experiences. Come on in and prepare to be amazed!

<p>Time to eat mushrooms</p>

Throughout the year, the diversity of the regions of Barcelona's landscapes offers a world of possibilities for enjoying gastronomic pleasures. In autumn, though, the range of food available in the province's markets is even richer, and its dishes are full of the delicious and stunning flavours that characterise Catalonian cuisine. With the pantry full of seasonal produce, you will be grateful for the arrival of the cold!

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Barcelona is wine tourism

Lovers of wine tourism affirm that the regions of Barcelona are a true paradis

And they say so because, in recent years, many activities have been devised to discover the landscapes of the different denominations of origin and, at the same time, taste the wines that are made in each area. Interesting proposals that unite the territory with the world of the grape. Do you want to know them? 

 

                       

                       

                       

Barcelona is wine tourism

Lovers of wine tourism affirm that the regions of Barcelona are a true paradis

And they say so because, in recent years, many activities have been devised to discover the landscapes of the different denominations of origin and, at the same time, taste the wines that are made in each area. Interesting proposals that unite the territory with the world of the grape. Do you want to know them?