TOP traditional drinks in Barcelona
Anyone who comes to Barcelona realizes that gastronomy is what local people value the most here. That’s why in today’s post we show you the most typical drinks in Barcelona to pair you meal in the proper way.
Wine and cava
Catalonia is a very important wine region. Although the city of Barcelona doesn’t produce wine due to space limitations, there are numerous wineries and vineyards on the outskirts. Less than 1 hour by car you’ll find the Penedés Denomination of Origin and the Cava Denomination of Origin. Among their wide range of wines, there are high-quality sparkling wines but also red and white wines that feature outstanding flavors and aromas. Flash tip: ask for a regional wine when you go to any restaurant and let yourself be advised by the sommelier.
We all know that vermouth is of Italian origin, but it has acquired a lot of followers locally and has become a favorite aperitif for many foodies. If you hear that someone invites you to “make vermouth”, accept it without hesitating. You’ll find out how well it combines with some patatas bravas and olives with anchovies!
Hot chocolate and churros are a century-old tradition in Barcelona. This drink was created by Joan Viader, son of the owner of Granja Viader in the Gothic quarter. These days of January are the perfect excuse to taste this treat!