A historical winemaking region VayotsDzor lies at the southeastern end of Armenia. The worlds oldest wine cellar dating back 6200 years was found by archaeologists in VayotsDzor, inside the Areni Cave. The group researching it dated the cave to 4200 BC, providing evidence that wine was central from the beginning of Armenias evolution.
With vast mountainous expanses, lush river valleys, breathtaking gorges, and mysterious caves,
VayotsDzor has a wide variety of exceptional natural beauty. The name literally means “Valley of Woes” because the area was devastated by several earthquakes during its history.
In VayotsDzor region are located the highest altitude vineyards of Armenia. This region provide us with the iconic Areni grape, used in our red wines.