BURBANK, Calif. – Around 700 red wine lovers attended the 3rd annual Armenian Red wines as well as Spirits Festival at Castaway Dining Establishment in Burbank Sunday.
Ginifest began as simply an idea in 2017 and within a few brief years has grown to become a preferred event. This year it was an offered out show.
The purpose of Ginifest is to introduce the public, both Armenians and also non-Armenians, to special and also distinct Armenian wines.
This year, 28 vineyards were stood for … 6 from The golden state, the remainder from Armenia. In past years, Armenian wine makers residing in Argentina and Chile have gotten involved.
“Every vineyard that remains in Armenia is going to be represented here, and also it makes me so satisfied to have them right here,” said Exec Supervisor of Ginifest, Anush Gharibyan O’Connor.
The Armenian wine market go back to countless years.
“Armenian winemaking, wine industry as well as red wine are extremely unique and also really unique for a few factors. Primarily, Armenian winemaking market days to 6,000 years. So we have been making a glass of wine for a long period of time and likewise several of our varietals are as old as our red wine making practices,” Gharibyan O’Connor included.
She states Armenian white wines are special and the industry has considerably established in the previous 10 to 15 years.
“Indigenous varietals, high altitude, we have volcanic dirt, all of those qualities are extremely attractive to make red wine that is really remarkable as well as can complete worldwide market.”
Numerous winemakers have actually contended in worldwide competitions and have won.
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Ginifest features merlot, Rosé and also dessert wines along with highlights Armenian food, musicians, developers and so a lot more.
If you wish to go to next year, the day is already set for May 22, 2022.
In the meanwhile, you can get a container of Armenian wines at specialized a glass of wine shops. If you reside in the valley Treatment Alcohol, Mission Liquor and also some Trader Joe’s shops carry them. Jon’s grocery stores and Wally’s on the Westside do as well. Or you can buy online at WinesofArmenia.com as well as CedarWines.com.