VOSKEHAT (also known as Khach Kharji, Kharji, Katvi Achq, Kanachkeni) Technical description: Voskehat in Armenian literally means “golden berry”. Numerous archeological excavations of Teishebaini proved that Voskehat is an ancient Armenian autochthonous grape variety. During those excavations the remains of some varieties were found, and the analysis of seeds showed that some of them belong
“And the ark rested in the seventh month, on the seventeenth day of the month, upon the mountains of Ararat. And Noah went forth, and his sons, and his wife, and his sons’ wives with him: every beast, every creeping thing went forth out the ark… And Noah began to be an husbandman, and he
Oak barrels were used in viticulture almost two millennium ago. Closed barrels were first practiced during the Iron Age (800-900 BC) and were widely spread in 1-st centaury for wine, beer, milk, olive oil and water transportation. In his books Greek historian Herodotus mentioned that residents of Mesopotamia used barrels made from palm wood to
Sherry (spanish Jerez) is named after Jerez-de-la-Frontera town, which is situated in south-west of Spain in the autonomous community of Andalusia in the province of Cádiz. The first information about sherry reached us from Greek historian and geographer Strabone. In his book, “Geography”, he pointed that the grape was brought to Jerez region by Phoenicians in 1100 [...]
VOSKEVAZ WINERY IS A PIONEER IN ARMENIA IN APPLYING GRAPE WITHERING TECHNOLOGY.
Since ancient times Armenia was known as a country of diverse winemaking traditions. According to the bible, after the great flood Noah came out of the ark and planted the first vineyard nearby Mount Ararat. Numerous archaeological excavations, as well as the descriptions of Greek philosophers indicate that winemaking was developed since the times of [...]