SANT SADURNÍ D'ANOIA - CAPITAL OF CAVA

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CIC Fassina & Vilarnau
A history of vines & cava in Sant Sadurní d'Anoia
 
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Imatge actual Caves Vilarnau
  • Discover the history that marked the path and the spirit of Cava at Fassina de can Guineu, an old distillery that houses the current Cava Interpretation Centre. Find out, in an interactive way, the secrets of the quality of cava as an sparkling wine, delve into the beginnings of the Cava industry, its values, the effort and perseverance of its protagonists, and everything to do with the world of Cava.

    The first cava with a Vilarnau label was born in 1949 when the Cuscó family began selling cava from grapes grown from the ancient vineyards of the Can Petit estate and Les Planes de Vilarnau.

    Placed amidst an incomparable enclave, Vilarnau is surrounded by vineyards, Mediterranean forests and the wonderful views of the Montserrat mountains. Visitors can experience at first-hand the different grape varieties grown on the estate and the complexity of integrated agriculture used. The architecture and design of the cellar, with its long straight lines that combined with the vineyards, inviting visitors to both abstraction and enjoyment of nature and cava. The interior was designed by the famous artist Antoni Miró, who created a warm and welcoming atmosphere.

    Until recently, Vilarnau cavas was reserved for those who knew about the family business. However, Vilarnau crosses borders today with the intention of sharing its history and excellent cavas to everyone.

  • Price
    15 €
  • Included services

    At the Cava Interpretation Centre you will find:

    • Guided tour.
    • Tactile screens for the visitor to discover the history, the architectural heritage and the inluence of cava in town.
    • An augmented reality game based on the vital cycle of the phylloxera insect and a 3D projection.
    • The Phylloxera Festival Room with the giant muppets that take part in the festival and a projection.
    • Visit to tle old cellar of La Fassina de Can Guineu distillery to make a live journey on the world of cava through a large format audiovisual.
    • Cava tasting paired with a snack.

    At Vilarnau winery you will enjly from:

    • Guided tour through the facilities.
    • Explanations on the cava making process.
    • A commented cava tasting of different cavas from Vilarnau.
  • Timetable
    From Tuesdays to Sundays. Please check availability in advance.
  • Duration

    Cava Interpretation Centre - 1,15 h
    Vilarnau Cava Winery - 1 h

  • Reservation

    ONLINE RESERVATION of this activity.

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Ajuntament de Sant Sadurní d'Anoia
Oficina de Turisme
c. de l'Hospital, 23
08770 Sant Sadurní d'Anoia (Alt Penedès)
T. +34 938 913 188
turisme@santsadurni.cat

Ajuntament de Sant Sadurní d'Anoia XATIC - Xarxa de Turisme Industrial Enoturime Penedès Biosphere Committed Company Diputació Barcelona Costa Barcelona

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