Daily Wine News: Armenian Wine

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Vineyards of Artashat in Armenia (Wikimedia)

Vineyards of Artashat in Armenia (Wikimedia)

“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 number of Armenians are returning home with ambitions to resurrect the country’s wine industry, exploring Armenia’s abundance of literally antediluvian grape varieties.” John Szabo explores Armenia’s wine renaissance in Wine & Spirits Magazine.

Wine Enthusiast announces their annual list of America’s 100 Best Wine Restaurants.

In Wine-Searcher, Tom Hyland talks to Vietti’s Luca Currado about the sale of his company and protecting his brand and family.

In response to last week’s events, Cathy Huyghe discusses satire and misogyny in the wine industry with Alice Feiring in Forbes.

In the Los Angeles Times, Joe Mozingo investigates how the upscale wine country of Santa Barbara became the epicenter of pot cultivation in California.

In the Drinks Business, Lucy Shaw explores Sardinia’s native grapes.

In Vinous, Josh Raynolds takes a look at several Willamette Valley vintages.

On RobertParker.com’s Wine Journal, Liv-ex’s Anthony Maxwell looks back at some of the times when Robert Parker moved the Bordeaux market.

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