Tag: Armenian

Armenian Cuisine.
Food

Armenian Cuisine.

Armenian Cuisine. Armenia’s origin dates back to as far as 6000 years. Its pre-Christian kingdoms comprised a vast area of what may be described as historical Armenia.  Covering the eastern third of today’s Turkey. Today Armenia is an independent republic after more than 70 years of being one of the […]

Armenian Brandy.
Spirits

Armenian Brandy.

Nerses Tairian, a Yerevan businessman, who started a winery in 1877, distilled the first brandy in Armenia. The brandy was distilled ten year later. He was successful in marketing the product within Armenia, and retained the services of a Moscow distributor, who decided to purchase the distillery in 1898. Mr. […]

Armenian Cheeses.
Food

Armenian Cheeses.

Armenian Cheeses Mountainous Armenia, a small country, between Persia, Azerbaijan, Georgia and Turkey, is endowed with verdant pastures in the north. Here, in the summer, sheep, goats, and cows spend their days on the lush highland pastures and in the winter on lower altitudes. Their milk tastes the way milk […]