Wine, wine and wine!
Wine, wine and wine!
This day promises a delightful blend of cultural exploration and gastronomic experiences, all set against the backdrop of Armenia’s scenic beauty.
Saghmosavank Monastery: Begin your day with a visit to the picturesque Saghmosavank Monastery, which stands proudly on the cliffs overlooking the Kasagh River gorge. The tranquility of this setting is ideal for reflection and appreciating the spiritual significance of the monastery. Marvel at the medieval architecture and take in the breathtaking views of the surrounding landscape.
Your journey continues to the Alphabet Valley, a unique open-air museum that celebrates Armenia’s distinctive alphabet, one of the oldest in the world. Here, you’ll encounter large stone sculptures representing each letter of the alphabet, creating a fascinating cultural and artistic experience. Learn about the origins of this script and its importance in Armenian culture.
The idea to present a comprehensively researched history of Armenian winemaking, rich in centuries-old traditions of growing grapes and making wine, has matured over the years. Archaeological monuments, bibliographic and ethnographic data became the basis to create the Museum of Winemaking History in Armenia.
Here, the development of viticulture and winemaking in the Armenian Highlands is represented not only by artifacts and interpretation but also by innovative, interactive solutions. Such a structure of the museum allows the visitors to get an exact idea of millennium-old Armenian culture as a whole.
The main exhibition hall, located at the level of underground basalt rocks with a depth of 8 meters, presents the chronological stages of the development of wine in Armenia in detail, as well as the relationship of wine with various areas of Armenian history and culture.
In the afternoon, prepare your taste buds for an unforgettable experience at the Armenia Wine Company. This visit offers you a chance to explore Armenia’s winemaking traditions and heritage. Enjoy a wine-tasting session that introduces you to a variety of Armenian wines, each with its own distinct character and flavors. Savor the rich aromas and tastes while learning about the art of winemaking in Armenia.