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In 1861 Francesc Sala Ferres founded Casa Sala, the first wine-exporting company in Sant Sadurni d’Anoia. His son, Joan Sala Tubella, carried the business forward and after the wedding of Joan’s daughter Dolors Sala Vive to Pere Ferrer Bosch, the...more
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Joan Sala, 2, 08770 Sant Sadurni d'Anoia, Spain
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 21 April 2016

This is the easiest cava winery to get to by public transport from Barcelona. First be sure to have booked your tour dates and time online, you don't have to pay anything to do that. You buy combined train tickets and winery tour tickets at...More

7  Thank Bob R
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 20 April 2016

We visit the Freixenet winery on April 17, 2016 as part of a tour and our guide was rude and you could tell that he didn't want to do the tour. As part of our group we had a girl with her mom visiting from...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Best visual/historical explanation for Cava in the town. Followed by excellent tour around the labrynth of underground tunnels and a tasting with delicious tapas!

Thank Will1069
cristinab5626, RRPP at Freixenet, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you very much Will1069! We try our best to make you understand the cava and make you enjoy it!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We toured the Freixenet facilities and had a great time! We learned a great deal about sparkling wines and tasted some fantastic ones also!! Our guide, Patricia, was very informative as well as entertaining. This was a great day trip from Barcelona and the train...More

1  Thank Jim D
cristinab5626, RRPP at Freixenet, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Jim! Thank you for recommending our winery!! We appreciate a lot your enthusiasm and are very happy that you enjoyed so much the tour and the lunch. Hopefully we can welcome you to Freixenet when you visit Barcelona again. :o)

Reviewed 8 October 2018

We took the train out to this small town. We paid 15 euro for our tour. The German tour guide had called in sick so the 6 Germans were grouped with the 2 of us. Our tour guide was Claudia and she was incredible! Not...More

Thank denisesN6138UF
cristinab5626, RRPP at Freixenet, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2018

Dear DenisesN6138UF, Thank you for explaining how the tour was developed. In fact, we try to satisfay every need including the language. We appreciate your comments and hope to welcome you again to our winery!

Reviewed 1 October 2018

The good: - Really great, friendly guide, who made a great tour out of it. Our thanks to Claudia! - Good atmosphere in the old cavas with tons of bottles around you - Funny to take the small train from the 'old' to the 'new'...More

Thank JoeChicken
cristinab5626, RRPP at Freixenet, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2018

Dear JoeChicken, We appreciate a lot your kind words. Actually, we fight every day against this idea: Freixenet is a mass product. You said it properly: Freixenet is MORE than a mass product. We are happy you enjoyed so much the experience. We feel proud...More

Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

The visit is not cheap but it is quite informative. The start is a movie which give some history of the brand, then a guide explain the production based in panels. Going down towards the cellar you start to see more of the aging process....More

Thank Michael D
cristina b, RRPP at Freixenet, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2018

Thank you Michael for visiting our winery!

Reviewed 12 August 2018

Stopped off at Freixenet on our way to Montserrat. Parking up front is easy, and the entrance has motorcycles and cars in the design of a champagne bottle. The lobby area is very large with ample seating. There are some pretty oil paintings and sculptures...More

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cristina b, RRPP at Freixenet, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Thank you for visiting our winery Geezerhippie and recomend the tour to everyone! I can't imagine a better place than Freixenet on Sant Jordi's Day, to lift your glass in a toast to this "someone" special for you.

Reviewed 8 August 2018

We booked ahead for an english speaking tour via email and they were very helpful with times and tour options. We arrived by train which stops literally at the entrance to Freixenet so easy to get to. The tour started with a video and then...More

Thank Claire L
cristina b, RRPP at Freixenet, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2018

Thank you Claire! We are very happy that you and your family enjoyed the tour!

Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

A very impressive tour. From the opening film, through the tour to the final Cava tasting, this was an exceptionally professional and enjoyable visit.

Thank Dad37_62
cristina b, RRPP at Freixenet, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2018

Thank you for your kind words Dad37_62! We do our best!

Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

Take a tour around the Cava factory of Freixenet. 15 euro per adult including 2 glasses of Cava. This tour is run in several languages so ring or email to find out what time your language is run. Start with a film and some history...More

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cristina b, RRPP at Freixenet, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2018

Thank you Scott! Yes, we always suggest to book previously the tour (enoturismo@freixenet.es). As you said, the winery is alive and offers different "landscapes" depending on the season.

Reviewed 16 July 2018

Huge producer of cava, one of the most famous winemaking companies in Catalonia. If you are not a frequent wineries' visitor, this place is worthy to visit. You'll be shown a beautiful sterile cave and the facilities, will be given a standard tour with a...More

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cristina b, RRPP at Freixenet, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2018

Thank you katarios91 In case you would like to go deeper into the world of cava, we recommend booking a Visit à la Carte, in which the information is more extensive and a commented tasting is offered.

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kokamo
15 January 2018|
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Response from John I | Reviewed this property |
Two of us showed up without any reservation for a tour, and could not get one. They let us in to the store and tasting area, even this part was difficult as I had to ask ( in perfect Spanish) to please let us in. I would... More
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ajp222
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Response from Annette L | Reviewed this property |
Yes other people brought children and they seemed interested. There's a "train" ride at the end and they got grape juice instead of wine at the bar.
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Madelinb417
17 May 2016|
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Response from KeithJSullivan | Reviewed this property |
Yes and yes to both questions; the R4 stops/connects both stations you mention, they are several minutes apart (beware of pickpockets/distractors though when purchasing tickets at Pl. Catalunya).
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