Making The Wine

For most Diaspora Armenians it hits them the first night they walk the streets of Yerevan, view the mountains, or taste a fresh apricot – there is a profound connection to the ancestral homeland. If you are a lover of wine, thoughts immediately turn to the possibility of a wine that captures these feelings; the ancient land that has seen so much history, the struggle to survive and defend the homeland, the joy of life and hope for the future.


Winemakers in Armenia faces multiple challenges in realizing their vision; these articles focus on many of them; choice of grapes, traditional vs. modern winemaking, the economic challenges of produce and market wine. Each winemaker brings their unique approach to creating another chapter in the Armenian wine renaissance – that’s what males it so exciting to cover the scene and bring it to the attention of the world.