The Rising Popularity of Biodynamic Wines

Biodynamic wines can be a potentially very controversial topic, depending on your personal beliefs, as it is often debated how much of the biodynamic process is on a spiritual and astronomical level. Organic farming methods are used to make biodynamic […]


Dispelling the Wine Myths

Everyone has that one dusty old bottle of red, kept at the back of the cupboard for years on end, in the vain hope that one day it will taste like liquid velvet. Chances are it won’t- not that you’ll […]


The Prettiest Wine Villages

At Grape Escapes we believe winter (and lockdown) is the perfect time to enjoy a glass of wine wrapped in a warm blanket while discussing your next holiday! To help you endure these long winter months and the depressing global […]


The Secrets of the Orange Wine

Rioja is more than just Tempranillo and red wine made in oak barrels. In the last few years, some winemakers have gone further and started trying other things – and orange wine is a great example. It all started in […]


Discover Beaune, the capital of Burgundy wines

Beaune is the capital of Burgundy wines and is a great base to explore the surrounding vineyards of the Côte de Beaune and Côte de Nuits. But Beaune is also a charming town to explore and offers a hive of […]


An Italian Gem – The Cinque Terre

One of my favourites places in Italy is the beautiful coastal area of the Cinque Terre. Located in Liguria, in the north western part of the country, the Cinque Terre is a string of five fishing villages tucked in the […]


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 […]


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 […]