An introduction to Armenian wines

by  |  01-11-2016

Armenia, along with Georgia, Azerbaijan, Northern Iran, and Eastern Turkey all form this “Cradle of Wine” region in the Caucasus Mountains where we currently believe the winemaking we know today to have started. Georgia has garnered a lot of spotlight their way which it remains to be seen if they’ll be able to hold on to it. Armenia however, is just starting to be known and has come at things with a relatively clean slate as what I termed a Real World wine region. Making Comparisons It would seem obvious to start a conversation about Armenian wine by drawing parallels to its neighbor to the north, Georgia. They share a similar ancient history as well as modern history as they were both absorbed in to the Soviet Union for most of the 20th century. They would also appear to share a similar climate as they are both located in the […]
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