Grape escape: Axarquia’s Muscatel trail

The Undiscovered Treasures of Axarquía Image: Shutterstock/ Lukasz Szwaj

THE Corazón Moscatel trail (Muscat Heart trail), launched by the towns Moclinejo, Almáchar, and El Borge, has welcomed its first group of visitors to explore the Axarquía region in Malaga. This initiative aims to showcase the area’s charm, including white villages, stunning landscapes, exquisite wines, and a rich gastronomic scene centred around the Muscat grape.

UN-recognized Heritage: Axarquía’s Agricultural Significance

The United Nations recognised it as an Important Agricultural Heritage System, the region boasts a unique cultural and historical significance.

From Harvests to Tastings: Corazón Moscatel’s Diverse Palette

The inaugural group, comprised of telecommuters from various Andalucian provinces, found the rural escape an opportunity to discover Axarquia’s cultural, environmental, gastronomic, and wine-related offerings. The Corazón Moscatel trail, with its focus on Muscat grape cultivation, promises a multifaceted experience, blending vineyards, landscapes, harvest activities, wineries, gastronomy, tastings, culture, traditions, folklore, and local customs. It’s an appealing adventure for those looking to explore this unique and immersive undiscovered treasure in Spain.

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Catherine McGeer

I am an Irish writer who has been living in Spain for the past twenty years. My writing centers around the Costa Cálida. As a mother I also write about family life on the coast of Spain and every now and then I try to break down the world of Spanish politics!