The first Wine in Georgia was made about 8000 years ago and this is already a reason, why you should visit Kakheti region which is the heart of winemaking and we are pleased to offer you an amazing wine tour.
Kakheti is the oldest and unique viticulture and winemaking region in Georgia. Most of the vineyards of Georgia are located in this region and the species of produced wines are characterized by unique and unique characteristics. The traditional Georgian method of pitcher wine was given the status of UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage Site in 2013, which points to the uniqueness of this method and is a message to the whole world that wine is an integral part of ancient and modern Georgian culture.
On the outskirts of Alazani Valley in Kvareli is located a unique wine cellar – tunnel. The tunnel is set in the cliffs of the Caucasus, opened in 1962 specifically for the World Congress of Vine and Wine and is currently the “Khareba Winery” wine preserve. The best wines of the Kakheti region have been stored here for several decades. It maintains a natural temperature of 12-14 C throughout the year, with a humidity of 70%, which makes it ideal for storing and maturing wine.
Telavi is a center of Kakheti, which is distinguished by the cultural monuments and history of an ancient era. Here you will find the remains of the Bronze Age, medieval temples of great cultural significance, the ruins of palaces and castles that are home to many fascinating histories and heroes. Ikalto Monastery is especially famous which was XI-XII centuries university.
In this 1 day tour, you have a possibility to taste the best wines in Kvareli – Khareba Winery Gvirabi, visit beautiful Telavi and Ikalto Monastery
|10:00||Pick up from the hotel|
|11:30||Ikalto Monastery Complex|
|13:00||Telavi City Sightseeing|
|13:30||Lunch in Telavi (Lunch Price is not included in the price.)|
|16:30||Wine tasting in Gvirabi - Khareba Winery|
|18:00||Dinner in Telavi and more wine!|
|21:00||Back to Tbilisi|