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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 […]

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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 […]

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Let’s celebrate love!

Looking back at Valentine’s Day a year ago, things couldn’t be more different. A year ago, we might have been planning a lovely meal in a nice restaurant, a romantic weekend away, or perhaps a spa day with Champagne. This […]

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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 […]

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What goes on tour, stays in our memories…

During our (seemingly never ending!) latest lockdown, it’s not just the Grape Escapes UK team who are missing our much-loved customers. Our local guides are also pining for your company! We caught up with our favourite Spanish guide, the lovely Itziar, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]