We just left Ca l'Helena today and I miss it already. Quim was a gracious, accommodating and helpful host. He gave us excellent recommendations, worked with my timing when my flight was VERY late, and even accompanied me to the winery where I had my first tour to make sure I found it. We followed his restaurant suggestions throughout our stay and they were never wrong!
The house itself is very large and well-equipped, peaceful, has a lovely reservoir view and is in an excellent location to tour Penedes. It's very easy to get to Vilafranca by car for restaurants; the little village of L'Arboç has a supermarket; and there are cava cellars within 10 minutes of the house, too. We spent most of our time outside sitting by the pool, or on the higher up terrace just watching the birds and the reservoir. It's a nice walk through the village up to the castle in the morning and evening.
This house is great for a group or a family because it is spacious and everyone would... more