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Armenian Wines: One Year Later

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Reading Time: To learn more about the wines from Armenia or the Caucasus, check out our book on Amazon. From now until 30 April 2017, 50% of the proceeds from our Amazon store will be donated to Armenia Tree Project. It’s been over a year since we made our first trip to Armenia for Uncorking…

Ancient Wine Grape Varieties from Armenia, Georgia, and Turkey

Reading Time: Part of this article was originally published on Wine Folly. This article has been repurposed with their permission. This version of the article includes wine recommendations. The writing is done by Exotic Wine Travel and all images are produced by Wine Folly.  Somewhere in what is today’s Transcaucasia, mankind planted a new chapter in…

Exotic Wine Travel’s 16 Wines of 2016

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 Reading Time: Hello, thirsty readers. It’s the time of the year again. Round-up, conclusion, evaluation, assessment, goal setting, what a load that only wine can make it lighter and better! Let’s make WINE great again. We’ve been traveling full-time for wine for nearly two years, but 2016 is particularly significant because it marks our first…

Voskevaz: A New Face in the Armenian Wine Scene

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Reading Time: While the history of winemaking in Armenia dates back to ancient time, its modern wine industry is still in its infancy stage. As of now, the two head honchos are the critically acclaimed  Zorah Winery and the goliath-sized Karas Winery, which has Michel Rolland as a lead consultant. The rest of the fledgling industry is…

A Brief History of Wine from the Caucasus

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Reading Time: To learn more about the wines from the Caucasus, check out our book entitled Uncorking The Caucasus: Wines from Turkey, Armenia, and Georgia on Amazon.  The Caucasus region is a geographical area that surrounds the mountain range of the same name. The region consists of the countries Georgia, Armenia, eastern Turkey, Azerbaijan, and…

Trendsetter: Vahe Keushguerian from Armenia

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Reading Time: For a listing of articles and videos on Armenian wine and wine travel in Armenia, check out our page Uncorking the Caucasus. To purchase the Kindle or paperback copy of the book Uncorking the Caucasus: Wines from Turkey, Armenia, and Georgia, please head to this Amazon product page.   A Brief History About Armenian Wine Armenia falls…

Zorah Karasi: Wine of Ancient Grapes from Armenia

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Reading Time: We will start posting articles about our finds from the unheralded corners of the wine world. Today, we are sharing an exotic wine that is available in the USA. We went to Armenia with full knowledge about Zorah Wines, specifically Zorah Karasi. The first vintage from 2010 was placed on Bloomberg’s Top 10…

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