Gastronomic Activities In Barcelona

Welcome to Barcelona, the most cosmopolitan of Spanish cities. Come with us and you will discover the modern and the old Barcelona, with its museums, its monuments, history and of course its food. Barcelona is a foodie heaven!
COOKING CLASSES. Hands on cooking classes that would take you a bit farther on discovering Spain’s gastronomic secrets. Duration 3h - 4h.

BARCELONA TAPAS TOUR. Walk Barcelona and become familiar with one of its oldest traditions, tapas. Our local guides will take you to the significant tapas bars the capital has where you can enjoy delicious wine and food. Duration 2 ½ to 3h.

ONE DAY GOURMET WINE TRIPS TO PENEDES AND PRIORAT. In these trips you will experience all the aspects of wine, from the types of grapes and how to grow them, to the secrets of wine tasting. You will visit wineries and discover the art and gastronomy of the area.

WINE TASTINGS. If you are interested on knowing about Spanish wines, you can enjoy one of our wine tastings, where wine professionals can do a wine tasting class or a commented tasting.

WINE PAIRING MEALS. For food and wine lovers we offer our wine pairing dinners or lunches, in which every dish will be paired with a delicious wine that will water your mouth.

AND MUCH MORE… We also offer Barcelona guided visits, personal shopper services, nights of flamenco, corporate activities and much more…

Some of these activities are offered as a non private option by our collaborators. Please contact us.
If you want more information about this tour, or you want us to customize the tour for you please contact us.

NOTES:

  • Wineries will be selected depending on availability and your personal preferences, we can always try to include the ones you prefer
  • Usually you will taste a minimum of two or three wines on each winery; more extensive tastings can be included.
  • Although this is a private tour we do not guarantee that the winery visit will be just for your group unless specifically requested. Please let us know if you prefer to have a private tour and tasting.
  • Please keep in mind that Sunday is the worse day to visit wineries, Saturday is not great either but better than Sunday. However, we could arrange for a tour those days as well.
  • If you have a specific budget let us know, we can consider it.
  • These  tours can be done starting with 2 people.
  • If for any reason any given establishment is not available during the dates requested, we will change the winery, hotel or restaurant for a different one within the same category and level of service.

Barcelona Wine And Tapas Tour
Our wine and tapas tours in the Gothic quarter of Barcelona is one of the best ways to discover the city. Learn about the history of Barcelona and Spanish culture while you enjoy delicious food and wine. You will discover hidden spots, in the historical heart of Barcelona, each of which has something special to offer, be it a typical dish, a specific type of wine or its atmosphere. Get into the swing of things: go to a bar, enjoy your wine and your tapa, and once you’ve finished, move on to the next venue. It´s as simple as that! A foodie dream. Our local guides will take you to the best tapas bars the capital. Tapas can be done for vegetarians or without alcohol

The tour includes:
Visit to three bars with tapas and wine or another drink. Enough for dinner or lunch
Guided tour of the area where you will learn about some of Barcelonas’s secrets
Duration: Approximately 2h 30 min – 3h. Recommended from 13.00-15.30h or 19.00– 22.00 h.
Cooking Classes
We offer different options for a cooking class in Barcelona depending on your budget and what you want to do. Usually our cooking classes include a visit to the famous Boquería Market where you will buy the ingredients for your class. Most of the classes are half day, with duration of about 3-4h and include the meals you have cooked with wine, so you can have them for lunch or dinner. All of them include the recipes you just cooked. All menus can be adapted to vegetarians upon request

BOQUERIA MARQUET
Guided visit of La Boquería Market, the famous, most colorful market in Barcelona, where one can find the best and fresher fruit, vegetables, bread, pastries, cheese, ham, olives, meat, seafood, and anything you may need in your kitchen to make a wonderful Mediterranean meal or a delicious picnic basket.
Market closes on Sundays and it is not best on Saturday afternoon. The best time to visit it is in the morning during weekdays.

NOTE: Prices of the cooking classes do not include transport or an escort to the cooking venue. Directions will be provided. We can provide these services upon request

CLASS 1: PRIVATE COOKING CLASS AND BOQUERIA MARQUET
You will meet the chef at the cooking school in the center of Barcelona and very close to La Boqueria market. Walk to the market and shop for the class. And then onto the cooking school where you´ll learn the secrets of the world famous Spanish cuisine. Lunch with wine will follow.

Duration: Half-day cooking class, 4 h aprox.  The class can be done for lunch or dinner, starts around 10.00am or 5.00pm.
Two menu options: Traditional cooking with some starters, paella and dessert, or Tapas menu and each tapa paired with a wine. Menu can be changed according to your request

CLASS 2: PRIVATE COOKING CLASS IN A HOUSE AND BOQUERIA MARQUET
The Chef will meet you at your hotel in Barcelona and will take you to the market. Taxi transfer from La Boqueria to the cooking lesson venue: a private home. You´ll cook two main dishes and a dessert based on some of the most famous recipes of regional Catalan cuisine. Lunch or dinner with local wine will follow.

Half-day cooking class, 4 - 5 h aprox. This class can be done for lunch or dinner, at 10am and 17pm

CLASS 3: GROUP COOKING CLASS AND BOQUERIA MARQUET
After the market visit attend the cooking class located on the Ramblas very close to the market, learn how two cook traditional Catalan dishes and enjoy what you have cooked for lunch or dinner. Some Wednesday our chefs feel creative and they do a tapas menu paired with wine.
One Day Gourmet Wine Tours
All our tours are private and customized for your group. Our tours include two winery visits with wine tasting, traditional lunch with wine and an English speaking guide/driver. You can also visit a historical place or in some particular cases a third winery. The regions close to Barcelona arePendes and Priorat.

In this trip we would like you to experience all the aspects of wine, from the types of grapes used and how to grow them, to the secrets of wine tasting in the Spanish wineries, while enjoying Spanish gastronomy, art, history, culture and other activities.

PENEDES WINE AND CAVA TOUR (Duration 8 to 9h). Visit two or three wineries and traditional lunch. Penedes produce sparkling wine or cava and also red and white wines and it is just 1h from Barcelona.

WINE, CAVA AND MONTSERRAT (Duration 9h). Visit the astonishing Montserrat Abby, followed by a traditional lunch and continue with a winery visit with a cava and wine tasting,
Short wine tour to Penedes (Duration 6h). Visit one winery and lunch

PRIORAT AND MONTSANT WINE TOUR (Duration 10h). Visit two wineries in Priorat and/or Montsant and have a traditional lunch. Priorat is 2h from Barcelona.

PRIORAT: WINE, OLIVE OIL AND SCALA DEI RUINS. (Duration 10h). Visit a winery in Priorat, 2h from Barcelona, do an olive oil tasting and visit the ruins of Scala Dei monastery, with traditional lunch.

Tours include: Pick up from Barcelona, two or three winery visits with wine tasting, traditional lunch with wine and an English speaking guide/driver. You can also visit a historical place. In the case of Penese and Montserrat or Priorat wine and oil, just one winery visit. Wineries will be selected when reservation is made according to your preferences and availability.

Duration: Start at 9.00 h and you can expect to be back between 18.00 to 20.00 h, depending on the tour and traffic.
Wine Tastings & More
Learn the secrets of wine tasting in the heart of Barcelona with our outstanding wine professionals. You can enjoy one of our wine tastings, where wine professionals can do a wine tasting class or a commented tasting. You will taste five different wines. The tastings will be personalized, depending on the needs of the participants. Tapas or appetizers can be added at the end of the tasting. A wine tasting dinner can also follow the tasting.

Wine tastings classes can be done in a classroom setting where the student has access to all the materials necessary to understand wine.

Duration: Wine tastings are two hours long
Includes: 5 different wines to taste and all the materials necessary for the wine tasting.
Price: The price depends on the number of people in the party and the wines.

WINE PAIRING DINNERS or LUNCHES

Wine pairings have become a very popular way of enjoying a full experience on Spain’s gastronomic culture. Guests enjoy delicious food and wine and you also learn how to pair different types of food with different types of wines. Have a full trip through Spanish flavors and aromas.

PRICE will depend on the type of dinner you want and if you need a guide or a wine expert to accompany you during dinner.

BARCELONA GUIDED VISITS

The tour includes: Guided Tour with an official guide of Barcelona. Tickets to monuments not included
Duration: Half a day tour is of approximately 3 ½ hours. Full day tour is approximately 7 ½ hours.


PERSONAL SHOPPER

A personal shopper assists customers with a level of individualized attention and service beyond what a retail associate would offer. If your interest is creating a new look for yourself, a new wardrobe for the new season or explores the exclusive designer boutiques Barcelona has to offer, a personal shopper is your ideal companion.

A personal shopper can help a customer pull together an entire season’s wardrobe based on his or her needs, budget or style, or find just the right gift based on a client’s suggestions. At vintage Spain we offer our customers this experience.

Depending on the needs of the person or group the prices may vary. Prices are personalized and they start at 100 euros and hour per person.