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A woman carries a large basket of grapes at the Armenia on the Crossroads of Peace Festival. (Photo by Hrant Sahakyan, My Armenia Program)

Taste Local Food & Wine

A woman carries a large basket of grapes at the Armenia on the Crossroads of Peace Festival. (Photo by Hrant Sahakyan, My Armenia Program)

There is an Armenian saying that dishes should cover the table so completely that guests cannot fit an open palm on the tabletop. Meals in Armenia are feasts of fresh vegetables and fruits, mountain herbs and greens, local meats and fish, regional cheeses and dairy, wines and brandy, homemade fruit vodkas, and intense Armenian coffee. ‚Äč

Explore our choice of authentic Armenian gastronomic experiences where you may smell, taste, and make your own food and wine together with a local chef or a family. Our highlights include both popular dishes like tolma and gata and lesser-known gems such as kapama, chanakh, and karshm. Drink enthusiasts may enjoy a tour and tasting at a local winery or learn the process of homemade vodka distillation using local fruits and berries.

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