Food Technology Trips to Barcelona

Barcelona is a great place for any student studying Hospitality and Catering as there are lots visits and experiences, such as: wineries and factories all producing local specialities. Visits can also be arranged to the champagne caves where students can see the production process and go on a guided tour of a luxury hotel.

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Reasons to Visit

Bodegas Torres (winery)

The winery tour starts with a twenty-minute film presentation about the company and its products, followed by a tour of the vineyard by coach to see the fermentation vats, cellars and bottling plant. The visit ends with a wine tasting. There will also be time to discuss what the students have seen and develop some of the topics with the guide.

Codorniu Sparkling Wines

The Penedes valley just North of Barcelona is famous for its sparkling wine producers ‘Cava’, of which Codorniu is the most important. The visit starts with a film and is followed by a mini-train tour of the vast cellars, bottling plant and packaging facilities. The visit ends with a tasting.

Freixenet Cava Producers

The Penedes Valley, just west of Barcelona, is famous for its Cava, or sparkling wine, produced using the Methode Champenoise. Several producers offer free guided tours for the general public. The best known is Freixenet who offer an audio-visual show, visit to the caves and observation of the production process. Visitors are offered a complimentary glass of Cava at the end of the tour which can also include a Tapas tasting.

Montserrat & Champagne Caves

The mountain and Benedictine Monatsery of Montserrat, which was founded in the 11th century, is located in a natural park on the top of a marvellous geological formation. The Patron of Catalonia, St Mary of Montserrat, is worshipped at the shrine in the Monastery. Tours can include a visit to the Royal Basilica with its black Madonna, one of only two black Madonnas in existence in the world. The Museum of Art is also one of the richest in Spain and includes works by Picasso, Gaudi, Dali, El Greco, Caravaggio, Monet and Sisley. Visits can also be arranged to the champagne caves where students can see the production process.

Cookery Lessons

Students can enjoy two sessions and tastings with a Spanish chef including a visit to the market to buy ingredients. All students will receive an end of course certificate.

 

Tapas Tour

Go where the locals go and have fun while learning something in the experience. Spend an evening strolling along the historic streets of Barcelona with a knowledgeable guide while tasting a variety of Spain's culinary treasures.


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What you say

Very helpful and easy to contact whenever I had a question. The guide at the Olympic stadium was very good and friendly. Everything was very well organised and I felt supported at all times. 

All Saints RC Upper School

The Tapas restaurant was very enlightening for our group. It was brilliant to have a live Flamenco show which we didn't anticipate. 

Mill Chase Academy

Booking our visit with EST was an enjoyable and easy experience...Faultless customer service. Thank you!

Turton High School

We cannot thank you enough for making this tour so memorable. This was my first visit abroad with students but I really felt like someone was with me all the time - it was perfect. 

Winton Community Academy

Great company who I will certainly use again! Our trip went without a hitch :). 

Rainham School for Girls

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Pershore High School