"Yerevan Ararat Brandy-Wine-Vodka Factory" OJSC
Yerevan Ararat Brandy-Wine-Vodka Factory combines the traditions and practices of the Armenian brandy and expands the geography of export of Armenian brandy and wine.
Yerevan Ararat Brandy-Wine-Vodka Factory, built by the merchant of the first guild Nerses Tairyan in 1877, is situated in Hrazdan gorge - one of the picturesque places of Yerevan. The Factory combines the traditions and practices of the Armenian brandy and expands the geography of export of Armenian brandy and wine.
In 1899 the factory was purchased by “N.L. Shustov and sons” company - the Russian leading producer of alcoholic beverages.
In 1920 the factory was nationalized and renamed Yerevan Ararat Brandy-Wine-Vodka Factory in May, 1921. It was the parent enterprise of brandy and wine making of the Soviet Armenia comprising all the brandy and wine factories of Armenia.
In 1991, after the collapse of the Soviet Union, the factory was in abandoned and desolate state.
In 2002 Yerevan Ararat Brandy-Wine-Vodka Factory had its revival having a new owner - the founder of “Multi Group” Concern Gagik Tsarukyan.
After two years for the complete restoration of the source of brandy production it became a real historical value.
Currently the Factory represents great historical significance, it improving every year, and creates global criteria of brandy production.