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Arianella, charming B&B the base for your wine tour Penedes
The Penedes, a region between the mountains and the Mediterranean is well-known for it´s fruity white wines and enjoys world fame through its Cava (sparkling wine) especially from the brands Freixenet and Codorniu. The wine making tradition leads back to the 16th century. As a result most of the bodegas (wine cellars) are situated in exceptionally beautiful historic buildings. The majority can be visited, and combined with a wine tour of the production facilities along with wine tasting as well as the opportunity to buy directly from the producer.
If you are a group between 8 and 2o people, we can tailor make a guided wine tour Penedes combined with gourmet and cultural experiences. Please let us know your preferences!
A small selection of bodegas that are in reach of 30 minutes by car from Arianella, Bed and Breakfast and apartment, Penedes.
Bodegas Parés Baltà
Parés Baltà is a family owned winery in the Penedès region with traditions that goes back to 1790. In the 70’s, the Cusiné family took over the winery which is now managed by the 3rd generation.
We produce high quality wines and cavas. The grapes come from our 5 estates, situated around the winery and in the mountains of Penedès. The altitude varies from 170 to 750 meters and offers a diverse mixture of soils and micro climates that give a special personality to our wines:
Distance: 8 minutes
The buildings which house the cellar date back to the 15th century and the cavas made here are from the finest quality. The tour is mainly offered only in Spanish, but the location is so beautiful, that it is worthwhile visiting.
Distance: 8 minutes
Bodegas Agusti Torello Mata
Agustí Torelló Mata’s cava is the result of a personal commitment. The commitment of a family and a team who make possible, year after year and harvest after harvest, the miracle of creating internationally renowned cavas with a unique personality.
Born from the best Penedès vines, Agustí Torelló Mata’s cavas respect their land, local varieties, soil, climate, process and traditions. Cava with soul.
Distance: 30 minutes
Bodegues Miguel Torres
Fine wines and brandies are produced in this winery. Torres is one of the oldest companies in Cataluña and the one with the most international orientation. It is still family owned and managed producing with the latest technology.
Distance by car: 8 minutes
Freixenet, Sant Sadurní d´Anoia
The Freixenet group emerged out of two wine-making families, the Ferrer Family and the Sala family. Since 1985 it has been heading the list of the traditional Cava producers worldwide.
Distance by car: 35 minutes
Codorniu, Sant Sadurní d´Anoia
The history of Codorníu began in 1551 and it is the same family, who has been in charge ever since. The wine cellars were built in 1872 by a contemporary of Gaudí, the architect Puig i Cadalfach and are listed as a historic monument.
Distance: 35 minutes by car
Vallformosa, Guardiola de Font Rubi
Vallformosa are familiy wineries since 1865. The guided tour allows you to understand how the wines and cavas are elaborated and well taken care for as well as tasting the final product. Vallformosa offers many wine-related activities, please check the options on their webpage.
Distance by car: 15 minutes
Visits: Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays at 11.30 (please reserve)
Arianella forms part of the Wine and Cava Routes, you find more information in www.enoturismealtpenedes.net.