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Armenia tourism drive cashes in on ancient assets

16 February 2017 Armenia aims to exploit its ancient heritage – which includes a civilisation that predates the Egyptian pyramids – and its wine-making expertise to further boost its nascent tourist industry. Courtney Fingar reports.  ...

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Armenia’s Areni cave: The oldest wine cellar in the world

11 November, 2016   Going on a trip to experience Armenian wine, thanks to the Vine & Wine Foundation isn’t really complete without a stop to the Areni-1 cave complex. This natural cave right next to the village of Areni i...

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Areni Wine Festival (Armenia)

October, 2016   Areni, Vayots-Dzor province  When I got noticed that I was invited for a press trip to Armenia a couple months ago, the fact that we were supposed to take part to the yearly wine fest of Areni in the mountainous...

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An introduction to Armenian wines

01 November, 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 th...

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ArmAs Estate (Armenia)

  Aruch-Nor, Amanos Rd, Aragatsotn region (Armenia)  ArmAs Estate is a brand new winery built in a formerly dry and arid land by Armenian-Americans who came from California (Glendale as you can guess) to participate in the rebirth of the wine business in this country. They&#...

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