Armenia Wine Tour is a sweet and savory discovery of the land’s rich heritage through multiple winery tours, wine tastings and picturesque drives through history-laced wine country. You’ll tour Yerevan and learn about local winemaking methods before visiting several wineries and famous historical sites including Noravank Monastery, Khor-Virap Monastery and Areni Cave, site of the world’s oldest winery.
The ancient art of winemaking pervades Armenian culture, and visitors will discover it etched on the walls of churches, portrayed in miniature paintings and preserved in ancient caves. Yet nowhere is this craft more finely displayed than in the country’s numerous wineries, which range from the family-run Tushpa Wine Cellar to the wildly popular Areni Winery and Armenia Wine Winery.
Arrive in Yerevan, the capital of Armenia. You will be met by our driver for drop-off at the hotel, where check-in begins at noon. After a rest, your guide and driver will meet you at the hotel for a private city tour to the following:
Meet your private guide and driver in Yerevan to travel to Vayots Dzor Region in southeast Armenia, otherwise known as Armenian Wine Region.
Meet your private guide and driver in Yerevan to travel to Aragatsotn Province, where you’ll visit the following:
Aragatsotn Region is home to the largest wine factory in Armenia, while almost every village also has a winery, each with distinguishing characteristics. We will visit two of the most popular:
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The tour program may also be extended per your request to Ijevan Wine-Brandy Factory (135km, 2hrs from Yerevan) for further wine tasting.