|Sent on:||Thursday, September 29, 2011 5:32 PM|
Dear Spanish Wine Lovers,
Here is my recommendation to attend the “Fair of Cavas and Gastronomy” CAVATAST 2011 in Sant Sadurni d’Anoia, that will take place on October 07, 08, 09.
The link to the agenda of activities (in Catalan) is here: http://www.cavatast.cat/arxius/cavatast_2011.pdf
The brief contents in English:
TYPE: XV Wine and Gastronomy Show
ALCOHOL: 12% vol.
VARIETIES: Macabeo, Xarel.lo, Parellada, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Trepat, Garnacha and Subirat Parent
IDEAL FOR: Cava lovers, gourmets, enoturists, professionals, curious, beautiful people here
and there ... Tasting the best products of our land, discovering the secrets of elaboration, personal connection with the expert wine-makers. Served very fresh! Enjoy it!
Friday, Oct 7: 19-22 h
Saturday, Oct 8: 12-16 h and 18-22 h
Sunday, Oct 9: 11-16 h and 18-21 h
Cava (four tickets + engraved glass) 6.00 €
Restaurant (a ticket) 5.00 €
Delicatessen (meat cuts) (a ticket) 3.00 €
Confectionery and Chocolate (a ticket) 3.00 €
On Oct 08 and 09 you can also attend the Center of Cava Interpretation (near Oficina de Turisme), various presentations, guided tastings and visits to Cava producers (in town and around);
The detailed information available at the “Oficina de Turisme”; some visits need to be booked in advance, by phone or email:
23 Hospital street
08770 Sant Sadurní d’Anoia
Tuesday - Sunday 10.00 - 14.00
Tuesday - Friday 16.30 - 18.30
HOW TO GET THERE:
Renfe R4 (Manresa – St Vicenc de Calders), take train from Pl. Catalunya or Estacion Sants to Sant Sadurni d’Anoia (zone 4, ticket 3.15 EUR each way).
Travel time - about 48 min.
Once you get off the train station, the walking distance to Oficina de Turisme is about 15 min.
I am sure there will be signs posted showing the way to CavaTast Fair.
Driving distance is 60 km from Barcelona
AP7: Autopista La Jonquera-Barcelona-Tarragona
C-244/C-15: Vilanova i la Geltrú-Vilafranca del Penedès-Igualada
Enjoy your Cava!