Some wineries in the Conca de Barberà region open their doors to show you the production process and the peculiarities of the wines of the DO Conca de Barberà.
Wine and cavas wineries have traditionally been linked to the Conca de Barberà region. After suffering the effects of phylloxera, at the end of the 19th century, the first agricultural cooperatives emerged in the Conca de Barberà and, with them, the common buildings where wine was produced, the cooperative wineries.
Coinciding with the need to adapt to technological advances and the new social and commercial needs of the early twentieth century, modernist wineries called “wine cathedrals” by Àngel Guimerà were born, and they constitute buildings of great value within the heritage. architectural of the Conca de Barberà and of Catalonia.
In Conca de Barberà there are 6 modernist wineries built by the architects Pere Domènech and Cèsar Martinell, and not all of them can be visited. They are currently declared a Cultural Asset of National Interest by the Generalitat de Catalunya.
With La Ruta del Trepat you can discover the landscapes of the Conca de Barberà, visit wineries full of history and taste wines and cavas with a unique character.
Wines and cavas with character
Discover the Conca de Barbera through their wines, winemakers open their doors to wine lovers.
Enjoying the wines under the Conca de Barberà Designation of Origin, wherever you are, is always associated with the discovery of the famous “wine cathedrals”: the Modernist wineries, wich arising as a consequence of the rise of agricultural cooperatives from the late nineteenth century. Are buildings of enormous architectural importance and works by architects Cesar Martinell, a disciple of Antoni Gaudí, Lluís Domènech i Montaner and his son Pere Domènech i Roura. Not all can be visited and are declared by the Generalitat de Catalunya National Cultural Interest.