In the first author’s Guide wines of Armenia in English and Russian languages.
Earlier edition was presented under the same cover with a other author’s Guide Arthur Sarkisyan – “Russian wine”, but at the request of readers, it was decided to release a special limited edition in two languages.
The author of the Guide – the Head of the Sommelier Union and experts of Russia, head of the project of a «New Wine cCompany» (NWC), Arthur Sarkisyan. The book presents 15 of the most interesting projects of modern winemaking in Armenia, given the description of the main winemaking regions of the country, information on the most important indigenous grape varieties.
Over 100 wines were tested in the preliminary tastings, the author selected 50 of the best samples that received 82 points and above on a 100-point rating system by the OIV (International organization of vine and wine). All samples were evaluated twice. The first time the wine was tested for the selection in the households, also conducted a test tasting of samples bought at retail. About each of the wines presented information about manufacturing guidelines for feed and food combinations.
Wine received 86 points or more, the author gives its tasting descriptions. Most of the wines selected by Arthur Sarkisyan in the preparation Guide, included in the portfolio of «New Wine Company». Today, the NWC is the most complete representative of the modern winemaking in Armenia on the Russian market.