Guided tour

Ayrarat Wine Tour

Activity provider: Ayrarat Tour

Ayrarat Wine Tour

Activity provider: Ayrarat Tour

Visit one of the best Wineries of Armenia where you will have the chance to learn everything about wine making and its new technologies. You will also have the chance to enjoy the taste of some great Armenian red and white wines.

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Duration 4.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English

Experience

Highlights
  • Hear an explanation about Karas Project
  • Taste select high-quality Armenian white and red wines
  • Admire the incredible views of the Biblical Mount Ararat
Full description
The winery is located 70 kilometers west of Yerevan. It will bring you to the age-old wine estates of the Armavir region where history, tradition, and culture come together. Once there you will be able to enjoy the beautiful vineyards, complete with unique biblical Ararat and Sis mountain views. According to legend, following the great flood, Noah and his descendants had planted the first vine of grapes on the foot of Mount Ararat. At 12:30PM you will meet your guide in front of the main door of your accommodation, you will then depart to the Karas Winery. Your tour includes a cellar tour and a wine tasting paired with cheese, chocolate, and dried fruits or nuts. The wine-making process will be also explained in detail during this visit. The tour begins with an overview of the vineyard and an explanation about Karas Project, its history, the technology used, and all the information regarding the vineyards. You will then enjoy a tour around the reservoirs and greenhouses (not available in winter). Afterwards, you will be redirected towards the winery where you will be informed in detail about the production of wines including the technology, equipment, and products.
Includes
  • Ride around vineyards,
  • Hotel pickup and drop off,
  • Professional guide's service,
  • Guided tour in the winery and cellar,
  • House-made empanadas and seasonal treats from our garden,
  • Stop at the vineyard viewpoint to take photos and refresh with a welcome wine,
  • Professional tasting of 5 wines: Karas White Blend, Karas Areni, Karas Red Blend, Karas Reserve Areni Sireni, Karas Reserve Blend.
    Not suitable for
    • Wheelchair users
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

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    Not allowed

    • Pets
    • Smoking
    • Luggage or large bags

    Product ID: 229060