MONELLS, Spain — Almost every year since 1996, I have organized a week-long, early summer bicycle tour in a foreign ... in gourmet dinners and good wine. It didn't take long to discover why the Baix Emporda region of Catalonia is renowned as a cyclist's.
Catalonia — both fierce and friendly — is steeped in a cultural identity that is arguably among Europe’s deepest. A world apart from the rest of Spain, the region is stamped ... zero for training during several Tour de France races.
Though this northeastern region of Spain had its own rich food traditions before diners worldwide made pilgrimages to the tiny town of Roses for a meal at El Bulli, Adria effectively put the autonomous community of Catalonia ... tour the kitchen and the.
One way to take a break from Barcelona’s frenetic pace is to venture into the countryside of Catalonia. The first wineries of the ... Indeed, a myriad of guided wine tours have popped up over the past few years, but on a recent visit to the region.
After snaking around the vine- filled hillsides of Tarragona we pulled into the Llopart estate for a tour ... red wine, we stared into the distance with the sun on our faces. This region is not only the cradle of Cava, it is also home to one of Spain.
With its own rich culture and language, Catalonia ... tour includes wine-tasting and excursions to early Christian sites. It costs from £1,600 per person (based on two sharing), which includes flights from Heathrow to Barcelona; all transport in Spain.
San Diego State University is offering a Professional Wine & Cuisine Immersion in the Catalonia ... Eating lunch at an old-century wine cave in Spain A Cava tasting course along with lunch and guided tour at a small, private Spanish winery Crushing.
The County of Berguedà in Catalonia, in the foothills of the Pyrenees, is leading the way in Spain in promoting Eco-Tourism - hotels, camping sites and restaurants already sport the EU Ecolabel. Organic food and wine are ... and get a tour of the factory.
it was European City of Wine in 2014 and hosts an International Sherry Week each year. Annie Bennett A Taste of Spain (00 34 856 079 626; atasteofspain.com) Private cookery classes, tapas crawls and tours focused on regions (Basque Country, Catalonia.
towns whose buildings are painted stark white and dot the countryside in Catalonia, Andalusia and Extremadura. The tour, “From Bark to Bottle,” leads participants on an 11-day trip through Spain’s cork region to discover the lives of the harvesters.