Bocaboca foodie experiences at La Masìa Alt Penedès offers fully bespoke gastronomic getaways.
La Masia Alt Penedes is a 17th century stone masia situated in a secluded mountain spot near the village of Pontons and 50 mins by car or train from Barcelona city.
La Masia is hosted by Sophie Ruggles, an Australian cook book author of My Barcelona Kitchen, Murdoch books 2013, with over 15 years of gastronomic experience in Spain. Sophie offers her guests bespoke foodie experiences and special events in a luxurious mountain setting featuring a large pristine natural swimming pool, extensive gardens, and ecological kitchen garden. Sophie is committed to sustainable tourism as a core value and guests are provided with organic food and wines at all in-house meals. All ingredients are sourced from local suppliers and local small hold farmers involved in the O km movement of the Catalan region.
La Masia offers a variety of options:
Day Trips - fully inclusive tailor-made escapes to wine country that can include cooking experiences with wine tastings, a 4-course traditional Catalan lunch with wine pairing, a visit to local sites taking in a rustic restaurant lunch.
Getaways - A range of two, three or four-night foodie escapes. Each getaway package is a fully tailor-made itinerary designed to the guests requirements. All in-house meals and drinks as well as a wide selection of culinary and wine experiences off site and all transfers are included in the getaway price. All meals are prepared using fresh locally sourced organic ingredients. In the warmer months most fruit and vegetables are pick straight from Sophie´s kitchen garden and at certain times of the year guests are invited to help forage for ingredients that grow naturally in and around the property. Autumn brings with it plenty of wild mushrooms and arbequina olives, in spring wild vegetables such as asparagus and fennel can be plucked from the mountainside and walking tracks. Summer is berry picking and nut harvesting season! Perfect for preparing homemade cocktails and preserves. Every new day brings with it a basket of sunny eggs courtesy of La Masia’s lovely hens.
La Masia offers the perfect backdrop for your most revered celebrations:
- Weddings, birthdays, anniversaries
- MICE events such as board meetings and team building retreats
- Artistic, writer and well-being retreats
- Location photography
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