As we have already told you on numerous occasions, Barcelona It is one of the most complete cities in the world, since it offers everything a tourist could want: good infrastructure, a wide range of leisure and culture, a lively nightlife, interesting monuments and museums, streets with lots of life, beautiful beaches and natural spaces in its surroundings ...
Of course, we must highlight its gastronomy. And it is that the pleasure of eating and drinking is part of the history and culture not only of Barcelona, but of Catalonia, something that is not surprising if we consider its privileged location, the diversity of the products and the influences that the territory has received throughout history. Today at Hard Hobbit To Break we offer you some experiences food and wine that you can enjoy in the province of Barcelona. Would you like to join us?
Culture and gastronomy
So that you can enjoy the gastronomic and wine heritage of Barcelona and Catalonia, Turisme de Barcelona has prepared different activities. For example, if you want to cultivate the spirit in addition to pleasing the stomach, you can try two interesting options. On the one hand, Samfaina Opera, which will allow you to discover a new way of going for tapas. It is an amazing experience in a multisensory space full of magic. And you can experience the emotion of an aria live while dining.
They also propose Visit Penedés, tailor-made experiences that will allow you to discover everything related to one of the designations of origin of wine and cava more extensive of Catalonia. They include tastings, routes through the vineyards, visits to wineries, workshops ...
Courses and workshops
One of the best ways to get to know the aspects of Barcelona's gastronomy is to do it in a practical way, that is, through workshops that teach you to cook the highlights of local cuisine. So, for example, you can choose gastronomic workshops participatory under the direction of a professional chef. Of course, after cooking you can try the dishes.
From Turisme de Barcelona they also propose a cocktail workshop that will allow you to learn how to prepare from cocktails classics to the best gin-tonics. It takes place in the Arcos room of the restaurant and cocktail bar Agüelo013. In addition, you can hold a cooking workshop in the 4 Capellans restaurant of the Hotel Barcelona Catedral. Thanks to this experience you can taste a tasty dinner and learn from the chef Xavier Arrey.
Tastings and Pairings
In Barcelona you can also learn to distinguish between wines and cavas, and to know what type of ingredients and foods combine best thanks to the tasting and pairing experiences. For example, in the Wine and Wine Tourism Space of Colom viewpoint You can taste four wines from different designations of origin, while enjoying panoramic views of the capital.
In the heart of the Penedés you can also enjoy a good wine with a delicious Iberian ham or a good cheese. And if you don't want to leave the city, you can taste four local wines in Barcelona.
Tours and guided visits
Finally, you should know that you can also get to know the gastronomy and wines of the city through tours and guided visits by establishments in which the local product is the protagonist. All you have to do is be accompanied by guides specialized that will explain the history, anecdotes and secrets of Barcelona's food and wine heritage.
You can choose different options: Barcelona Walking Tour Gourmet, Barcelona Sweet Tour, Catalunya Bus Turístic Vino y Cava, Gourmet Gaudí, Market Lover Tour and Tapas Tour Barcelona.
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