Amidst severe political and military turmoil, Armenia, a small yet resilient nation, steadfastly fights to preserve its heritage. Thomas Brandl notes its continued efforts to establish a strong identity as a rising wine producer.
Despite many companies pulling out of Russia since the invasion of Ukraine, wine imports have risen. Increased duty rates on wines from 'unfriendly countries' are, however, now likely to have a radical impact on the range of wines on offer. Sergey Panov reports.
After a Russian military attack in 2022 on the glass production facility in Gostomel near Kiev, Vetropack cautiously resumes operations. Safety measures have been implemented to protect the staff and the facility.