SPANISH WINE TASTING

One of a kind tasting of Southern Spanish wines with pairings

Embark on a captivating 90-minute journey through the renowned wine country of Southern Spain with our exclusive Jerez wine tasting experience. Designed for oenophiles and novices alike, this intimate event is limited to a cozy group, ensuring a personal connection with our sommelier and fellow wine enthusiasts.

Attached to one of Barcelona’s best southern Spanish tapas restaurants, our tasting room is small and intimate so you can receive the full attention of your sommelier guide. You will taste four very special wines, all from Southern Spain, each accompanied by a special tapa pairing prepared by the attached loved-by-locals restaurant. This unique tasting event takes place on Wednesday evenings (6:30-8:00pm), and we are happy to accommodate larger private parties (of up to 8 max.) on request. 

Looking for a small group, short, wine-focused experience? Eager to learn more about a specific Spanish wine region without having to leave the city? This is the experience for you!

Things to look forward to in our Spanish wine tasting events...

More details about this wine and food experience

Delve into the world of Jerez's exceptional wines, a carefully curated selection that offers a rare glimpse into the region's viticultural treasures. With the robust nature of these wines, we have thoughtfully chosen four remarkable varieties to savor and discuss, allowing for a full appreciation of their complex profiles.

Our tastings are not just about the wine – they're about the stories, the people, and the land. Organized by a Jerez local, and guided by our professional English-speaking sommeliers, our event gives you insider access to the most intimate bodegas and their traditions without leaving central Barcelona.

What sets our tasting apart is the harmony of regional bites paired with each glass, creating a symphony of flavors that can't be found in any typical Barcelona bodega. Our exclusive venue, tucked away in the annex of a cherished tavern known for the city's most authentic Southern Spanish tapas, adds an extra layer of charm to your 90-minute escapade.

After the formal tasting concludes, you're welcome to linger, indulge, and explore more culinary delights next door, where the buzz of Barcelona's local food scene comes alive.

Indulge in the authentic, spirited essence of Jerez without leaving Barcelona. This is more than a tasting – it's insider expertise in a hidden gem wine region and an unforgettable journey for the senses.

With a minimum of four reservations required to conduct the event, we encourage you to reserve your spot now for an unforgettable afternoon of wine, tapas, and cultural discovery!

About the experience location: Poble Sec

Poble-Sec (Catalan for 'Dry village') is Barcelona’s old but vibrant performing arts district, a centrally located neighbourhood boasting elegant 19th-century architecture and the best hidden gem restaurants in town.

The neighbourhood has a rich history, having once been outside of the city’s walls and inhabited mainly by residents that couldn’t afford the higher prices for accommodation inside the walls.Nowadays it is known more for its ample offering of theatres and nightclubs, making it Barcelona’s top entertainment district.

Despite being so close to key landmarks of Barcelona, it doesn’t tend to be nearly as crowded or full of tourists as some other neighbourhoods. Plaça Espanya borders it to the west, the Ramblas or Boquería to the north and the port, museums and World Trade Center to the east. But here one can enjoy an evening here and see a “real” part of the city – an area much less inundated by tourists.

We fell in love with Poble Sec because of the incredible culinary offering it has had for the past few decades. The neighbourhood is a hotbed of young chefs running some of the most exciting restaurants in the city. This makes it the perfect setting for our experiences – the food and wines are exceptional, served up in a safe, central, authentic neighborhood.

COVID-19: keeping you safe on our experiences

The safety of guests, guides, partners and the public is our primary concern. Because of this, we’ve developed new health and safety guidelines in accordance with WTO and World Travel and Tourism Council guidelines, and in line with Spanish and Catalan government requirements.

Please review these guidelines before booking and get in touch if you have any questions.

Request this excursion

Request this Wine Tasting Experience, Wednesdays 6.30 - 8pm

€69.95 per person 

NB: You will only be charged once a group of 4 or more has been confirmed

    Many beautiful people have joined us on our food tours – and here are some of the lovely things they've said about the time they spent with us... 


    Bruce Johnson
    June 18, 2024
    A wonderful experience! This Barcelona Taste Tour was fantastic! Anna was so great and knowledgeable !! Plenty of food so do not eat prior! Drinks were plentiful and overall a wonderful experience! Highly recommend!!
    William J B
    June 17, 2024
    The most fun we had in Barcelona Not only was the tour and food great it was a lot of fun and we learned so much. The small group was very intimate and easy to talk and learn. The food was really tasty and plenty was had as was the wine and Cava. Allison was such a good guide and educated us about the Tapas and wine and was so fun.
    richard r
    June 16, 2024
    A delicious, all-in-one Tour! A great tour that covered everything. At the carefully selected restaurants, Esther explained not only the food & drink, but also their significance. I almost forgot to tell you everything was delicious and ample. A can't miss tour. An added bonus - she sent us an email with her Barcelona recommendations - worth the price of another tour.
    Toicha Vincent
    June 16, 2024
    Fantastic! I would 1000xs recommend! The food and wine were both plentiful and delicious! My food preferences were even accommodated so able to enjoy with husband who eats everything. Our guide was personable/friendly and a wealth of knowledge, we enjoyed her company..as if hanging out with new friend! Let me add...you're in a smaller group so experience is definitely more intimate.
    R Schlichting
    June 11, 2024
    We highly recommend this tour The experience our group had was one of the highlights of our trip. We had a wonderful dining experience at 3 exceptional restaurants, and Allison was as delightful, charming & informative as she could be. She was extremely personable & blended the perfect mix of history, knowledge of the cuisine and area we visited, with great humor & friendliness.
    Sherpa31187851938
    June 10, 2024
    The best food...such a fun way to experience Barcelona This was so much fun! The three places that our guide took us to had absolutely fabulous food. In fact, I went back the next night to the restaurant where we had dessert because I wanted to try their main menu foods. Our guide really knew both the history of the area we walked through AND all about the food options.
    Kevin Morris
    June 9, 2024
    An amazing experience Esther provided us an amazing experience taking us to places we would have never found on our own. The food was incredible as was her company. Highly recommend taking her tour to anyone wanting to find high quality local food and learning a little history of Barcelona.
    Stephen Peterson
    June 1, 2024
    Highly recommend Loved our Barcelona Taste Food Tour with Anna. She was super knowledgeable about the food, vermouth (!) and culture of the city. She ordered delicious tapas for our group at three different restaurants in the Poble Sec neighborhood. After our tour and during the rest of our stay we felt confident about what to order! Highly recommend.
    crash831
    May 31, 2024
    I’d highly recommend this tour Took this food tour on our first night in Barcelona. There were 6 in our group, all for the first time in Spain. We made 3 stops and were able to taste all the things that I’d read about - including vermouth, patatas bravas, tortilla espanola, croquetas & more. The food was excellent & we had a great ongoing conversation with Allison, our guide.
    Mary Ann Casl
    May 28, 2024
    WOW what an amazing experience from start to finish! Not only was the food amazing Chef Jay was the best! Friendly, informative and very focused on us having a great evening. We were all so happy and could not have asked for a better meal, experience and evening! I would highly suggest if you plan to have a Food Tour/Experience while in Barcelona - this is the one!
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    The Barcelona Taste: because it's delicious

    Barcelona is a major tourist destination – the number of guidebooks and websites devoted to the city is overwhelming! Which is why we started The Barcelona Taste ... to save you time so you can experience the best food Barcelona has to offer while side-stepping the crowds. 

    We take you to small, local businesses offering delicious, top quality food restaurants on our scrumptious tours – because they’re great. We visit, we taste and then we visit again and taste again. Ad infinitum! That’s our research.

    We don’t take a “pile ‘em high” approach with our guests. Our focus is on providing the best possible quality in everything we do. This includes limiting our tours to very small numbers, to give personal attention and feed everyone well.

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