Cavatast – Cava and Gastronomy Tasting Fair
The Cavatast festival takes place in Spain’s Cava capital, Sant Sadurni d’Anoia.
During the three-day festival, Sant Sadurni d’Anoia welcomes lovers of cava from around the world.
About the festival
Cavatast is a celebration of Cava, a sparkling Catalan wine made in a similar way as Champagne.
This open-air festival is along the Rambla de la Generalitat in the centre of town.
It brings together Cava producers, the hospitality sector and lovers of good food and wine.
Equally in the spotlight at Cavatast is the local gastronomy.
Chocolate, Cava, and traditional Catalan cuisine – it’s all there for your tasting pleasure!
In addition to the food and wine tastings, exhibitions, workshops, and live music are what await you here in the Cava capital of the world.
A family-friendly festival
The Cavatast festivities also cater to the younger family members.
There’s a special children’s play area, and the miniature train that runs through the town will delight young and old.
And what kid wouldn’t jump at the chance to hop in a barrel bare-footed to squash the grapes?
How to get to Cavatast
Sant Sadurni d’Anoia is situated inland southwest of Barcelona.
From Barcelona, there are buses and trains.
If you go by car, it’s approximately a 40-minute drive from Barcelona, so a comfortable day trip.
More about Sant Sadurni d’Anoi
This delightful, historic town in Catalonia is the Cava capital of Spain, with more than 60 companies in the region producing Cava.
So visiting the wineries in the area should be number one on your list of things to do while visiting.
Freixenet is probably the largest and most well-known internationally Cava producer, and here you can take a winery tour.
The cellars are enormous and best viewed from the small passenger train that travels through the underground cellars.
Enjoy a group or private tour at Codorniu, where you will discover the origins of Cava, which they know all about, having been around for more than 450 years.
Colomer was founded more recently, in 1943, and is known as a producer of high-quality Cavas and wines.
A great way to explore the region is to join a bicycle tour through the vineyards, stopping en route for a picnic lunch as well as chocolate and Cava tastings.
If you’d like to visit a beach, Sitges is the closest at only 30 minutes away.
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