Noah’s Vines

The Renaissance of Armenia’s Ancient Vinelands


Mount Ararat's snow-covered peak rises high above Armenia's ancient winegrowing lands.

The world’s most ancient wine-producing region, with 6,000 years of history, is barely six years into a modern winemaking renaissance. Unlike neighboring Georgia, where wine production has continued unabated for millennia, Armenia’s wine culture has ebbed and flowed, and occasionally been drowned by waves of inclement history. Yet a growing…

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This story appears in the print issue of June 2019.
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