Gastronomy is a fundamental part of Spain's cultural identity and its ability to unite people and transmit the history and traditions of our country has made it a unique culinary experience in the world in itself. With a rich variety of flavors, regional influences and traditional techniques, Spanish cuisine has conquered palates around the world. Will you join us to discover it?
Getting to know Spanish gastronomy/Realizing a gastronomic journey in Spain is to enter traditional markets full of fresh and local products, to discover restaurants and bars specialized in highlighting tradition, creativity and innovation in equal parts, to experience some of the most important international gastronomic festivals and to learn about a culinary heritage passed down from generation to generation.
Spain stands out as one of the countries with the most Michelin stars in the world. From the famous tapas and paellas to the delicious hams and wines, each region of our country offers its own culinary treasures. Cooking classes, wine tastings or visits to internationally renowned wineries will offer a unique and enriching experience to all those travelers interested in discovering the authenticity of Spanish gastronomy.
The monumental town of Aranda de Duero, in Burgos, is the scene of the traditional grape harvest process as a prelude to the production of its exquisite wines. We offer the opportunity to live this unique experience in first person and participate in the manual harvest, visiting the fields and learning about the daily life of the grape harvesters. We will follow the wine distillation process from the harvesting of the grapes, through the pressing and obtaining the must, ending with a tasting of Abadía Retuerta and local products.
We open the doors of the gastronomic societies of the Basque Country to discover the most authentic flavors of northern Spain. Accompanied by partners, the only way to enter these secret temples of traditional cuisine, we will be part of the preparations and cooking within a small group and experience the homey and close atmosphere to enjoy a complete cultural immersion.
Cadiz is a tuna paradise, one of the places in the world where fishing for this delicious fish is almost an art, the result of respect for tradition and care for the sea. In order to better understand the process of catching bluefin tuna, we offer to live the three stages of this unusual experience: the ‘almadraba’ or capture of the tuna taking advantage of its migration, the ‘levantá’ or extraction of the tuna from the sea and the ‘ronqueo’, the cutting of the tuna to take advantage of all the pieces of the fish. After returning from the sea, you will enjoy a visit to the Tuna Museum and a tasting.
To discover the world of cava in Catalonia is to glimpse the complex process that makes this sparkling wine one of the best in the world. We will have the opportunity to visit the vineyards exclusively, touring them on foot or by segway, and witnessing the different stages of cava production as they have been done since the nineteenth century. The Fermí Bohigas winery will allow us to learn about its history and its close relationship with cava by visiting the family chapel, tasting local products in cooking classes and even making our own cava to take home as a souvenir.
Trips full of authentic flavors and unforgettable experiences
El Celler de Can Roca, an icon of contemporary Spanish cuisine and one of the most prestigious restaurants in the world, is a place of experimentation and cult of the palate. This makes it the perfect setting for pairing sessions with Mediterranean wildflowers and the best wines of the land, creating new flavors and playing with aromas and nuances to enhance this wine experience.