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Armenian Red Wines with Roasted Lamb

I can guarantee that if you are invited for a lamb dinner at an Armenian home, you will most assuredly get lamb.  Armenians do not use yearling and definitely not mutton.  For all of the suffering that the Armenians have … Continue reading

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An Armenian Bubbly and a White

Now that I have some history with Armenian wines, shall I proselytize? I know it sounds glamorous to say that I have received wine samples, but I feel that it is a heavy burden to do my best to feature … Continue reading

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Yacoubian-Hobbs for Easter

Easter is considered to be the Holiest Day for most sects of Christianity.  As an Armenian, I can attest from history that ever since they became the first Christian nation, Armenia has been suffering at the hands of other nations … Continue reading

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Yacoubian-Hobbs Areni

Periodically I may mention my Armenian nationality, and I am excited that there is new interest in the wines of Armenia.  An Armenian will tell you that it is the Cradle of Civilization, and on a more hedonistic level, the … Continue reading

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Voskeni Red and Some More Thoughts

This is the last of my notes on the Armenian wines that I tasted at a charity event and the evening was fun.  I have also had time to think about the affair and the wines a bit more and … Continue reading

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Trinity Canyon Vineyards

When you are tasting Armenian wines and you see the name Trinity, it doesn’t conjure up images of an Armenian winery.  Sure, Armenia was the first Christian nation in the history of the world, but Trinity is very American (English) … Continue reading

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Koor and Yacoubian Hobbs

I had the pleasure of tasting several different Armenian wines the other night at a charity event and two wineries were represented at the tasting with only one wine apiece.  During the last forty plus years that I can account … Continue reading

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