We check in with Armenia’s largest winery and find plenty of new wines to write about. For more, click here.
We challenged our tasting panel with the 2013 and 2014 Karas Reserve Reds and found a nice comparison with a red from one of California’s hottest wineries. For more, click here.
We conducted a blind tasting comparing two of Armenia’s top wines made from the Khndoghni/Sireni grape to a highly rated California Petit Sirah from Outpost Vineyards in the Napa Valley. For the results, click here.
BBC Travel just published a nice article on Armenian wine and the how the growing wine scene connects with the recent events which brought Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan to power – featuring one of our favorite Yerevan wine spots and wine people : InVino and Mariam Saghatelyan.
To see the full article click here.
Based on an informal survey of Armenian winemakers, wine lovers should expect another good vintage when the 2018 wines appear in the market – click here for more.
Meet Momik – the newest wine destination in the Vayots Dzor and the successful conclusion of OneArmenia’s Farm-To-Bottle program. For more click here.
The brightest new light on the Armenian wine scene – Tushpa Wine Cellar. For more on Tushpa, click here.
The Krush! team has formed a new venture, Krush Armenian Wine Imports, Inc. The new entity will import some of our favorite Armenian wines into the North-Eastern United States, for sale by mail-order from our Washington, DC location.
The first shipment will arrive in January 2019. To receive information on our first offer, please sign up by sending an email to email@example.com
Decanter Magazine just released the results of its 2018 World Wine Awards competition. Once again, Decanter recognized several Armenian wines. Eight were awarded Medals and one received a Commended Award.
To read more, click here.
Armenian wines won eight medals at the Spring 2018 Mundus Vini Grand International Wine Awards held in Germany. For a complete list of the winners, click here.
As part of our ongoing efforts to create more exposure and recognition of Armenia’s growing wine industry, we jumped at the chance to share some of our favorites with Dustin Wilson, Master Sommelier and star of the move Somm. Best of all, Dustin was quite impressed with his first exposure to Armenian wine!
To read more, click here.
Our first year, our first Top Ten list! To find out the wines and wineries we selected, click here.
Krush! has a lot to be thankful for in 2017, and so does the Armenian wine industry. To read our full list, click here.
Armenian red wines are setting the quality pace for the industry, with exciting wines from both traditional Armenian grape varieties and European grape varieties cultivated in Armenia. The read the full “Red Report”, click here:
While, it’s still too early to make overall generalizations about the vintages of Armenian wine, we did notice commonalities in the wines from 2014, 2015 and the emerging 2016 vintage. For the full report, click here.
On August 25th, the Krush! U.S. team tasted four Areni Reserve wines in a blind tasting. Once again, we found uniformly high scores from these great wines made from Armenia’s signature grape. For the results, click here.
We spent the month of June immersed in Armenian wine; visiting wineries, meeting industry leaders, tasting new wines and flat-out enjoying the tremendous boom in production and quality of Armenian wine. Our “Summer 2017 Krush! Report” is organized into three sections:
Armenian wines won 10 awards at the 2017 Decanter Magazine World Wine Awards. To see the winning wines for 2017 and earlier, click here.
On June 21 the Krush! team met with EVN staff and wine industry professionals to taste recent Voskehat and Khndoghni releases. For the Voskehat report, click here.
Wondering if the Areni grape can make world class wines? We think the answer is a definite yes, based on this blind tasting featuring some of Armenia’s top producers and a few non-Armenian wines we threw in for comparison. Click here to read more.
Arpi Janyan reports on the First Armenian Wine Days Festival. Click here for more.
In a tasting comparing 5 Karas wines with leading global brands, the Karas wines stood out, with the two Karas red wines clearly the stars of the evening. The Karas lineup included their two sparkling wines, their Classic White and Classic Red blends and their Wine Maker’s Reserve Red. Click here for more information on the wine tasting event.
Armenian wine companies were awarded 23 medals, 10 gold and 13 silver, at the 2017 Mundus Vini Grand International Wine Awards in Neustadt Germany.
To view the full article in Asbarez newspaper click here.
In One of the World’s Oldest Winemaking Regions, a New Generation Revives an Ancient Tradition
An Armenian wine expert highlights the best places to experience the rebirth of a wine culture stifled under Soviet rule.
To read the the Smithsonian Magazine’s article click here.