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A very Spanish Christmas

As we are just letting go of Christmas and turning to the New Year, this week we are looking at Spanish Christmas traditions. Nativity scenes Beléns or nativity scenes can be found everywhere across the country, from small ones in […]

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A Very Italian Christmas

Italy is one of our favourite destinations here at Grape Escapes. We love the beautiful landscape, the warm weather, the delicious, aromatic wines and local specialties and of course the friendly and welcoming Italians. As we have now entered the […]

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Discover Alsace’s hearty dishes

As Christmas is just around the corner, we would like to talk about the region of Christmas markets, warm, comfort food and superb white wines: Alsace. Bordering Germany and Switzerland, in north-eastern France, Alsace is a unique region where the […]

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Discover Avignon and the Southern Rhône

In 2019, the Obamas enjoyed a week’s vacation in Avignon. In addition to following in their footsteps, there are so many reasons to visit this beautiful, historic city and its charming surroundings. Avignon became a UNESCO World Heritage site in […]

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Beaujolais Nouveau – an introduction

As the Beaujolais Nouveau release date is approaching, we have put together a little blog post for those of you who would like to find out more about the charming Beaujolais region and the famous Beaujolais Nouveau. Where is Beaujolais? […]

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Discover Normandy

Normandy is a beautiful region in northern France with a lot to offer. Here are four reasons to add Normandy to your list of places to visit. Normandy is a haven for foodies In the region you can find four […]

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Burgundy Best Bites

Burgundy is the home of comfort food. The region is full of hearty dishes perfect to survive the gloomy winter days and we have selected a few of our favourites dishes to share with you. Gougères Gougères are small bites […]

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