Saturday, May 5 2018 15:56
Alina Hovhannisyan

Yerevan Vine Days wine festival to be held in Yerevan on May 11-12,  dedicated to the 2800th anniversary of the capital

Yerevan Vine Days wine festival to be held in Yerevan on May 11-12,  dedicated to the 2800th anniversary of the capital

ArmInfo. In Yerevan, in the street M.Saryan in the interval from the street Tumanyan, on May 11-12, the Yerevan Vine Days wine festival will be held on the  occasion of the 2800th anniversary of Yerevan. The organizer of the  wine festival is the company Eventtura. This was announced on May 5  during the press conference by the co-founder and director of the  company Meri Badalyan.

According to her, over 200 kinds of the best Armenian and Artsakh  wines and dishes of Armenian and international cuisine from more than  35 Yerevan restaurants will be presented during the event.

It is noteworthy that this year the organizers will provide an  opportunity for visitors to purchase a wine tasting kit worth 4  thousand AMD. Answering the question of ArmInfo M. Badalyan noted  that by purchasing the kit, the visitor will be able to taste about  25 kinds of wines and 2 wine cocktails. And the kit itself includes a  wine glass with a special logo, a cover for a glass, a  coupon-booklet, in which in two languages - Russian and English -  information will be provided about all producers participating in the  event. At the same time, each page of the manufacturer will be  attached one tasting ticket with its logo.  The cost of an extra  coupon for tasting one glass of wine will be 400 drams. Within 2 days  of the festival in Saryana Street there will be 6 sales points. She  noted that last year the number of visitors was about 15- 20  thousand. However, this year even more visitors are expected, the  overwhelming majority of which will be tourists from Russia, the USA,  Australia, etc.

The head of the Areni Foundation Nune Manukyan noted that work on the  preparation of the event took place within 8 months. In particular,  she said, there is great interest from mass media and bloggers from  Russia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, the United States, Israel, Canada,  etc. However, to date, as N. Manukyan noted, in connection with  recent events related to the people's movement, about 20% of  representatives of international media canceled their visits.

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