In a recent post, this blog ran an interview with the founder of Zorah, a new winery that's trying to revive Armenia's ancient (as in millennia) wine industry and reintroduce the use of certain native grape varieties.
Turns out Zorah is not the only winery trying to take Armenian winemaking back to its roots. In a very informative article in Palate Press, an online wine magazine, Becky Sue Epstein, the website's international editor, reports on a recent visit to Armenia, where she was able to visit some of the country's established wine and brandy makers who are working to update their offerings as well as a handful of other new wineries with lofty ambitions. From her report:
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