Wine & food experiences
Exclusive wine tours, Empordà Costa Brava
“D.O. Emporda covers roughly 2,000 hectares of vineyards in Alt and Baix Emporda. There are 330 growers and 50 wineries registered with the Regulatory Council. About 55,000 hectoliters of wine are produced under the DO, with annual sales representing 5.5 million bottles per year” Patronat de TurismeSee more
Inside Costa Brava is a different approach in understanding the culture of the region through its wine, culture and food. Our excursions offer visits to iconic cultural sites combining with wine tastings in small family wineries, gastronomic meals and cultural visits.
We seek to engage all your senses in capturing the best of every place you visit.
The DO Empordà has closed the 2018 vintage with a 12% increase in production compared to last year !
The DO Empordà has closed one of the best vintages of the decade. The wineries of the Empordà have harvested in the last months a total of 9.7 million kilograms of excellent, healthy grapes. This amount represents an increase of 12% compared to the 2017 harvest and an increase of 13% compared to the average of the last decade.
The abundant rains of the spring, the good weather of the summer and the lack of negative meteorological or sanitary phenomena have led to abundant production and quality this year. These same conditions have favored the sanitary condition of the vineyards has been excellent and that almost 100% of the grapes have entered the wineries.
Michelin Starred Restaurants in Costa Brava, Emporda, Girona
In the Province of Girona, in the North Eastern part of Catalonia, there are 16 restaurants which have a total of 20 Michelin stars (Michelin Guide 2019); thus, making it home to some of the best restaurants in the world. In fact, Girona is the area with the highest Michelin star to population ratio (one star for every 44,000 inhabitants), in the world, ahead of Paris, Rome or London.
With a fantastic selection of fresh local produce at their disposal, Catalan chefs have always led the way in gastronomic innovation. After El Bulli closed its doors in 2011, El Celler de Can Roca (3 Michelin Stars) has become the flagship of cuisine in Girona. Other restaurants in the area are also highly reputed by food connoisseurs across the world including, Les Cols in Olot and Miramar in Llança, both of which have attained two Michelin stars.
List: 2019 Michelin Guide Restaurants Costa Brava, Emporda, Girona
What sets INSIDE COSTA BRAVA apart from competitors?
Inside Costa Brava introduces you to the authentic wine country lifestyle. All tours begin with personal door to door pickup and accompanying you on your visit, offering local knowledge and insights as well as exceptional service.
Inside Costa Brava takes you above and beyond the typical tourist experience – visiting off-the-beaten track, limited production wineries with the owners and winemakers, touring iconic wineries with living legends in viticulture and winemaking, and discovering cult wines before they’ve been discovered. Our signature vehicle is a luxurious, customized Mercedes Benz Class V, which seats 8 people, docks for charging phones and large windows to take in the picturesque scenery. Our luxury coach is stocked with complimentary water and room to store any wine bought throughout the day— Specialty items stocked upon r