The Barcelona Experience

Immerse yourself in the mind-blowing food and cava wine culture of Catalonia with a small group of fellow foodies and future friends.

This exclusive, 5-night, 6-day experience is a celebration of food and life, Catalonian style!

The Barcelona Experience is unique. The event is uniquely researched. Extensive first-hand exploration goes into finding the best Spain's Cava wine country and the city of Barcelona have to offer! (We eat and drink a great deal to try it all! We know, it's hard work but somebody's gotta do it!)

It’s not a “tour.” We’ll all live together in a spacious home in the heart of the Cava wine country. (Each couple gets a private room with private bathroom and the accommodations are included in the price.) 

Explore the region's most intriguing and secret food spots. Enjoy in wine tastings, cheese tastings and more with the area's top experts. Learn how to cook and eat Catalonia style.

We'll take you straight to the most authentic markets, restaurants, artisan shops and other hidden gems! We'll emphasize farm-to-table meals, organic and natural ingredients and deep Spanish tradition. 

And we'll bring the region's best food and wine experts to you! You'll learn how to appreciate, taste and make Catalan cuisine and wine!

We'll experience the true bohemian side of Barcelona, enjoy tapas of the highest order at the best local spots and explore the musical rhythms of flamenco. We'll talk to cultural experts to enlightened us about all things Catalonia. 

You'll not only learn and taste and explore, but together we'll honor those who have kept the flame of ancient Catalan traditions, food methods and agrarian skills alive.

Also: This is a perfect way to celebrate your anniversary, birthday or other special event!

Join the gastronomad movement in the most delicious way possible!

Here are examples of some of our past and exclusive Barcelona Experience activities:

  • Traditional bread baking from Spain's top baker

  • Cava country wine tasting with the top natural winemakers

  • Grape harvesting in Penedes vineyards and wine making the Catalan way

  • Local artisanal cheese class with expert affineur to the Michelin restaurant chefs

  • Wood-fire cook-out of Catalan delicacies

  • Quality time in exclusive studio with a famous Catalonian ceramicist and artist

  • In depth exploration of La Boqueria Market learning to shop the way the locals do

  • Market to kitchen to table master cooking class

  • Authentic paella and sangria party

  • Spanish vermouth master class and tasting

  • Gastronomad Tapas restaurant roulette

  • Decadent and bohemian night in the El Born and Gothic Quarters

  • A lavish Catalan gastronomy dining experience under the stars

  • Journey through Spain's best wines with Spanish cheese pairing

  • Traditional market-restaurant seafood culinary experience

  • Intimate and exclusive live music entertainment

  • Old-fashioned Spanish hot chocolate and churro respite

  • And other secret surprises!