Offthegrid

Travel far away to peaceful architecturally significant European hideouts, vineyards and their passionate proprietors and much more.

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A Sneak Peek Into Villa Solitaire: The Most Expensive Villa on Mallorca

In the market for a new getaway? Extravagant exclusivity and exceptional architectural design – Villa Solitaire is calling. Mallorca’s most breathtaking property boasts seven bedrooms, six bathrooms, multiple swimming pools, and neverending terraces overlooking magnificent Mediterranean views.

Børge Ousland: The Explorer and Founder of the Manshausen Design Hotel

Our chat with Børge Ousland, one of the world’s most accomplished polar explorers, about his intense connection to nature, his Manshausen guesthouses and the beauty of living entirely in the present. 

Winery Rings: The Young and Experimental Winemakers

The brothers Andreas and Steffen of the Rings vineyard create wines that possess the taste and integrity of the organic process as well as the delicate edge of passionate experimentation.

Great Wines to Invest In

In uncertain times like these we start asking ourselves: what other investment options do I have to make my money work? With negative interest rates, what are my options? When looking for alternatives to the traditional share purchase on the stock market and real estate, where you are bombed with fees and taxes on any upside, wine is the oasis in the desert.
Here is our expert advice on investing in wine!

Ca’ del Bosco: Where the Excellent Franciacorta Wine is Born

A chat with Maurizio Zanella, president of the Ca’ del Bosco winery, about life on the vineyard, modern art and Franciacorta, the king of Italian fermented wines.

12 Wines You Should Have For That Perfect Quiet Evening

What’s better than an idle moment with a good glass of wine, whether on a cozy cold winter evening or a balmy summer night? With these 12 bottles, we’ve taken the stress of selection from your shoulders, with rich and delicious selections suited for any moment.

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Dellacher Holiday Home: An Architectural Monument Among the Meadows

The Dellacher is a holiday home in Oberwart, Austria. Designed by architect Raimund Abraham, the holiday resort stands in stark contrast to its surroundings.

Dreissigacker: A different kind of Riesling

If you have ever dined at the restaurant of Michelin starred chef Tim Raue in Berlin, you have probably already been introduced to that particularly memorable Dreissigacker taste.

6 Unique Destinations under the Arctic Sky

Architectural tree hotels, glass igloos and cabins on remote islands are all part of this specially curated list of beautiful Scandinavian design hotels. Breathtaking views of the Northern Lights included.

Optimal Maturation and Full Indulgence: Sparkling Wines for Special Moments

We went on a quest for the best sparkling wines. Supported by ex-star chef and winemaker’s son Norbert Schu, who not only has the best-equipped wine cellar in Germany, but also helps us with his experience to gain a completely new understanding of champagne and co. Cin cin.