• Out and about (38)

    A month by month guide of all the key festivals, parties & events all over mainland Spain and the Spanish Islands. All providing an insight as to what Spain has to offer.


  • BusinessProfile (139)

    Want to set up a business in Spain? Read how the locals and expats in the Axarquia area have set up their business. Or use this section as a guide as to where to shop, drink or eat.

  • Property and Legal Advice (49)

    Information on buying & selling a property in Spain plus legal advice on the key issues of living and working in the Axarquia

  • Spanish Lifestyles (253)

    General interest articles for the Axarquia area, from Bull Fighting to a Malaga C.F football match. All providing an insight as to what the Axarquia has to offer.

  • Featured Articles (65)

    Every month writers from the UK and Spain submit a number of articles of general interest. In this section you will find a small selection of some of the best.


  • Grumpy Old Women (7)

    Jane Kirk of Competa writes of the pleasures of growing old gracefully and how to be a typical GRUMPY OLD WOMAN aka G.O.W.

  • The Dulux Decorator Centre (4)

    The Dulux Decorator Centre is located in En Penoncillo, Torrox Costa and is owned and managed by Gary Lonnen. Over the Past few months Gary has guided The Grapevine readers with a selection of Hints & Tips on maintaining there property in Spain.

  • Campo Cuttings with Lorraine Cavanah (74)
      Lorraine Cavanagh is the author of 'Mediterranean Garden Plants' the best selling Mediterranean gardening book on the Spanish Costa's. Lorraine's garden centre 'Viveros Florena' is on the Algarrobo/Competa Road at km 15.  Lorraine writes a monthly column for The Grapevine providing advice and an insight into gardening in the Axarquia.
  • In the Garlic (12)
     Extracts from the best selling book "In the Garlic" by Valerie Collins and Theresa O'Shea  Stay a while in Spain, and beyond the sunshine, fiestas, Rioja and laidbackness you may find yourself drifting in an uncharted ocean of unwritten laws, linguistic minefields and mysterious quirks. You need to be In the Garlic - en el ajo - in the know.

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