The origins of wine and cava

Museums to learn about the wine history of Penedès

Penedès has been a wine growing, winemaking region since the olden times and, therefore, this has shaped the landscape, our culture and traditions. Wine is present in every house and represents an economic engine for local families.

The museums and interpretation centers focused on the history and culture of wine have the mission of preserving, communicating and spreading our wine heritage, showing its vestiges and historical elements, and giving a context to visitors to understand its impact within our territory and thus to be able to appreciate the value that wine has for us.



Main attractions

The permanent exhibition at the VINSEUM is dedicated to the vineyard and wine, and the close connection these have with the Penedès region and Catalonia. Your journey starts on the third floor of the Royal Palace and ends with a cava or wine tasting in the tavern of the museum.
Interactive space with audiovisual resources where we explain the town's history, Fil.loxera and Cava.
The Castle of the Holy Cross is a fortified area from the medieval period, first documented in 1037
Sant Martí Sarroca’s medieval church and castle are regarded as an historic and artistic site of national interest.

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