Let’s discover the world of wine of Armenia: the cradle of wine

The wine is an amazing bridge and wonderful reason to get acquainted with country’s history, culture and lifestyle. Ecotour organizes lecture and tasting of wine. Here you can discover the fascinating world of wine. We will taste 6 types of wine during the meeting, combining theory with practice. Here you will be presented Armenian wine diversity. After the lecture you will be able not only held conversations about wine, but also use different winery terms. Friendly and relaxed atmosphere and funny facts about wine during our tasting meetings will help you to gain large amount of information.

Appetizers will be served during the meeting (variety of cheese and meat, olives).

Date: Flexible

Place: Flexible

Duration: 1 day

Language: English, Russian

Group size: up to 15 people

Price: 10 000 AMD25 000 AMD (20-50 EURO)/per person

During the tasting we will speak about following questions.

  1. How to hold a cup of wine.
  2. How to taste and evaluate wine
  3. The meaning of wine balance and how to determine it.
  4. How smells wine, and from where flavours appear.
  5. Why red wine suits to red meat, and white to fish.
  6. Also about bottles, their different shape and colour.
  7. The main categories of grapes.
  8. The meaning international, regional and native varieties of grapes.
  9. How to produce wine, the scheme of winery.
  10. Where is wine being produced, the major regions of winery.

The following wines are included for tasting.

  1. 365 Haghtanak
  2. Kataro Khndoghni
  3. Sarduri White
  4. Sarduri Red
  5. Karas White
  6. Karas Red

Armenia: the cradle of wine

Armenia is the oldest centre of winery. The oldest winery is near the river Arpa, not far from Areni, dating back to the 4th millennium, has no parallels in the world. Let’s discover the homeland of wine together, which has more than 6 thousand years of winemaking history. Wine is truly a divine drink for lovers and connoisseurs. Let’s build a collective image of Armenia together, each of us putting his thoughts about Armenian’s yesterday, today and tomorrow. We will taste 14 types of wine during the meeting, which will extraordinary present you the diversity of Armenian wine. Appetizers will be served during the meeting (variety of cheese and meat, olives). The tasting ceremony can be organized in the Areni. Areni village is situated in the southwest of nowadays Armenia and has an ancient history and traditions in wine making. It is possible excursion to the Areni-1 winery, which is a 6,100-year-old winery that was discovered in 2007 in the Areni-1 cave complex in the village of Areni in the Vayots Dzor province of the Republic of Armenia

Date: Flexible

Place: Flexible

Duration: 1 day

Language: English, Russian

Group size: up to 15 people

Price: 25 000 AMD40 000 AMD (50-80 EURO) /per person

During the tasting we will speak about following questions.

  1. Armenia as an oldest winery centre and its traditions.
  2. Winery as a development path for Armenia
  3. The originality of Armenia
  4. Used varieties.
  5. The wine legislation of Armenia.
  6. Wine experts and critics’ opinions.

The following wines are included for tasting.

  1. 365 Haghtanak
  2. Kataro Khndoghni
  3. Sarduri White
  4. Sarduri Red
  5. Karas White
  6. Karas Red
  7. Karas Reserve
  8. Armenia Tariri White
  9. Armenia Tariri Red
  10. Maran Bagratuni White
  11. Maran Bagratuni Red
  12. Armas White
  13. Armas Red
  14. Zorah Karasi