Freixenet wineries

The history, technique and tradition of Freixenet allows visitors to see the process involved in making cava. In 1861 Francesc Sala i Ferrés founded Casa Sala, the first brand to be exported from Sant Sadurní d’Anoia and the forerunner of the current winery, which is located in a magnificent modernist building dating from 1927.

The history, techniques and Freixenet tradition are explored on a guided visit lasting around 90 min, which shows visitors the cava-producing process. In 1861, Josep Sala i Ferrès established Casa Sala, the first brand to export from Sant Sadurní d’Anoia and the precursor of the current winery. The winery is housed in a wonderful Modernist building built in 1927 by the architect Josep Ros i Ros. The tour begins with a video about the Freixenet family history and its origins in the world of wine. The video also includes some examples of the TV adverts created by the brand every year, turning it into an important point of reference for a large section of the public. The second part of the tour takes visitors to the winery’s oldest areas, while the traditional method used in the production of cava is explained, as are the differences between the work carried out in 1914, when Freixenet began producing sparkling wines, and today’s methods.

Visitors can then board a small train that will take them from the site´s oldest area to the rest of the Freixenet factory facilities. The visit is like a journey back in time through the world of cavas, allowing you to see the differences between the old and contemporary machines and explaining how tradition and innovation can live side by side. The tour ends with a cava tasting.

You need to book a tour on the winery´s website, where you will also be offered the option of doing a tailor-made visit for groups of up to 20 people.

  • Architectural style: Modernist
  • Year of construction: 1927
  • Architect: Josep Ros i Ros
  • Languages: Catalan, Spanish
  • Ownership: Private
  • Opening hours - summer : Please check the website.
  • Opening hours - winter: Please check the website.

Disabled access

Accessible area classifi
Facilities available for wheelchair users
Facilities available for people with reduced mobility
No facilities available for the deaf or those with hearing impairments
No facilities available for the blind or visually impaired
Accessible resource amen
Main access, without height difference
Accessible WCs in communal parts of the building
Due to slope, no access to: tren cava
Guided tours. No sign language interpreters or guides available trained to accompany visually impaired people
Types of inspection
Freixenet wineries
  • Freixenet wineries

  • Address:Street Joan Sala, 2

  • 08770 Sant Sadurní d'Anoia

  • Barcelona / Costa Barcelona

  • Freixenet wineries
  • Freixenet wineries

  • Address: Street Joan Sala, 2

  • 08770 Sant Sadurní d'Anoia

  • Barcelona / Costa Barcelona

  • Telephone:93 891 7000 / 938 917 096

  • Web:

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