Vartanyan Estate Winery is a small boutique winery dedicated to excellence; owned and operated by Margarita Vartanyan.Family tradition of wine-making began over centuries ago in Armenia. During Stalin’s regime part of Vartanyan family was sent to Siberia. Margarita was born in Siberia, Gorbachev’s perestroika allowed family move back to Armenia where Margarita learned family secrets of wine-making. After immigrating to USA Vartanyan family planted the vineyard and started to make excellent wines capturing their family tradition, experience and knowledge.
Vartanyan Estate Winery is featured in Wine Press Northwest as Top-Of-The-Scale Boutique winery. Northwest Washington boutique wineries carve out niche in expanding industry By Dan Radil, Special to Wine Press Northwest, March 14, 2016.Top-Of-The-Scale Boutique Originally from Siberia, Margarita Vartanyan of Vartanyan Estate Winery was visiting friends in western Canada when she took a drive through nearby Bellingham and announced.