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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…

Trendsetter: Burcak Desombre, Turkish Wine Maestro

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Reading Time: For a listing of articles and videos on Turkish wine and other wines from the Caucasus region, 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.   Burcak Desombre is the founder…

Tsitska-Tsolikouri Amber Wine from Imereti, Georgia

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Reading Time: For a listing of articles and videos on Georgian wines and wine travel in Georgia, 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. We spent the entire month of September in Georgia…

A Night of Natural Wines in Tbilisi, Georgia

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Reading Time: For a listing of articles and videos on Georgian wines and wine travel in Georgia, 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. We were strolling in the cool, rainy fall night…

Trendsetter: Dr Eko Glonti from Lagvinari, Georgia

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Featured image of Dr Eko Glonti by (c) Vinisfera: Mariusz Kapczyński Reading Time: For a listing of articles and videos on Georgian wines and wine travel in Georgia, 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…

Pheasant’s Tears: Qvevri Wine from Georgia

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Reading Time: For a listing of articles and videos on Georgian wines and wine travel in Georgia, 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.   In traditional Georgian winemaking, fermentation and aging happen…

A Brief History of Wine from the Caucasus

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For a listing of articles and videos on wines and wine travel in the Caucasus, check out our page Uncorking the Caucasus. To learn more about the wine grape varieties from the birthplace of wine, check out this article we wrote for Wine Folly. (Reading Time: ) The Caucasus region is a geographical area that surrounds the mountain…

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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