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Armenia Named One of the 7 Up-and-Coming Wine Regions

We are proud to share that Armenia was recently named one of the 7 Up-and-Coming Wine Regions That Should Be on Your Radar by Wine Enthusiast Magazine. Pamela Vachon had this to say: Armenia’s wine renaissance is happening in real time, according to Ani Mouradian of Van Ardi, Armenia’s first post-Soviet, boutique winery. “The world can be watching live as we are progressing through the golden age of Armenian wine,” she says, given that the region is only about 15 years into the process of rebuilding. Soviet rule since the 1920s had seen the eradication of private winemaking enterprises in
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Five Armenian Wine Grapes to Know

Five Armenian Wine Grapes to Know

There are more than 350 grape varieties grown across Armenia, some of which date back millennia. While a thirsty scholar could spend years studying all of Armenia’s indigenous wine grapes, a few varieties have emerged as major players in its modern wine industry.  Arguably the most important red wine grape in Armenia is Areni, while Voskehat is considered the key white wine grape. They’re two of hundreds of indigenous grapes featured in the winemaking renaissance across the country. Winemakers use these grapes and many others to produce diverse bottlings that reflect not only Armenia’s varied terrain, 70% of which is
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