Wine Way to Yerevan
A sea of experiences in one day! Get inspired. Firstly, relax and pamper yourself at the Aya Maria Wellness Spa, away from the city fuzz but so close to the it! Try the Detox program offered for a total mental and physical transformation!
The living proof is the Levon’s Divine Underground. The restless man spent more than a decade digging under his house using tools and his hands. The result? An underground labyrinth, decorated with stones. Make a wish and light a candle at the spot that his wife points out.
Wine Way to Nature Wonders
Fancy a dinner near the vineyard? Paired with white, rose and red Armenian wines? Nver and his wife, the owners of the first Momik Wine Cube in Armenia will welcome you warmly. Areni Wine Factory specializes in fruit wines production. Don’t miss to try the pomegranate wines made from the best Armenian fruits. Right next to Areni Wine Factory, Hin Areni is located where wines are perfectly paired with local dishes in their rustic style restaurant. If you are lucky, you will enjoy your meal accompanied with live music! Try not to get carried away by the wines because adventure awaits for you!
Wine Way to Cuisine Gems
Visit all wineries of the Armavir region and learn how to cook with a chef! The most sought-after cooking masterclasses are offered at the Personal Chef Hamlet, the chef, reveals the best Armenian and international recipes. The world-famous Ararat Brandy Company is overlooking Yerevan and has history that dates back more than 130 years. Taste a variety of aged brandies with Armenian handmade chocolates. At Gregorian wine and spirits, the family is experimenting with different spirits including fruit and grape wines. At Maran Winery the quote ‘’Like father, like son’’ is perfect to describe the passion that the father and the son have about wine. Among their wines, the one that stands out is ‘’Halde’’, the first underwater wine made in Armenia! In Alluria wines, Samvel makes his wines with spontaneous fermentation, without adding any commercial yeast. Their grandfather started making wine and now his three grandchildren continue making wines. Samvel is a charismatic, young winemaker, ready to answer any question you may have. In the newly established Aratashen Winery, enjoy masterclasses and activities: biking tours, cooking and pottery. Whether you choose breakfast, lunch or dinner, the winery team will make sure that you will taste authentic Armenian cuisine!
Wine Way to Masterpieces
It is said that wine is the only art work you can drink. Fancy a dinner near the vineyard? Paired with white, rose and red Armenian wines? Nver and his wife, the owners of the first Momik Wine Cube in Armenia will welcome you warmly. At Arhestanoc studio Arpine will show you how to draw Armenian ornaments or letters on a scard or a T-shirt. Make your own, personalized gift.
Trinity Canyon Vineyards boasts the first organic vineyards in Armenia. The winemaker talented though young, will familiarize you with the various wines he has crafted. In Old Bridge Winery and Restaurant, Armenian cuisine is at its best! Start with Armenian olives from the Meghri region, a variety of local cheese and the signature red wine of the Old Bridge Winery. You may even try the same wine from different vintages!
Wine Way to Zip and Sip
Horseback riding should be the first spot in your quest for harmony. By visiting the “Ayrudzi Riding” club you will have the opportunity to learn a lot about horses, you will feel the mental and emotional well-being that brings the "interaction" with horses as powerful, intelligent, reliable and captivating animals. Well-trained staff will introduce you to the most important skills in working with horses. Then, discover wines from local and international grape varieties at Proshyan Brandy Factory. Although brandy is the specialty here, every wine lover will find the wine of their preference from the wide variety of wines. Don’t miss the unique collection of 10.000 bottles of spirits from all over the world! Fly above the Hrazdan river with Yerevan Zipline Airlines. You can speed up to 120-140 kilometers per hour experiencing unique and dreamlike moments, as well as a huge dose of adrenalin. Everything is more fascinating from 10.000 feet above the ground! Navigate Yerevan, regions with Armenian Helicopters and enjoy breathtaking city views.
Wine Way to Art Corners
Varuzhan Mouradian and his family moved from Los Angeles to Armenia and embarked on a journey in Armenian wine culture. Van Ardi is one of the first boutique wineries of the country. The owners are fond of art, as art or cinema evenings are frequently organized at the winery. In Armenia Wine Company, choose among different wine packages,you will undoubtedly find your favourite wine. Learn about wine history and culture at the newly established Wine History Museum of Armenia, nestled next to the winery. Voskevaz Winery was established in 1932. After the modern innovation, it still resembles a castle. Karas vessels are used for some of the wines. Here one can taste sweet wine from Armenian grape varieties. At Armas wines, father and daughter are in charge of the 110 hectares of vines. The restaurants and the tasting room are build in the middle of the vineyards, so do enjoy your meal paired with Armas wines here! Head to Gyumri, Armenia’s architectural gem. Zanan Vahe’s snail farm is located at city center. Here learn how to write Armenian letter-birds, a true expression of Armenian art.