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Kakheti: Full-Day Wine Tour with Georgian Cuisine

Activity provider: New Adventure LTD

Kakheti: Full-Day Wine Tour with Georgian Cuisine

Activity provider: New Adventure LTD

From US$ 237.49 per person

Visit Kakheti, the birthplace of wine. Get familiar with the old Georgian method of winemaking in Qvevri, which is a UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage Site. Visit old Georgian wineries and taste different types of Georgian wine.

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Duration 1 day
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Live tour guide
English, German
Pickup included
At your accommodation in Tbilisi.
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Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the precious wine region of Kakheti
  • Enjoy the beautiful contrasting landscapes of the Caucasus Mountains
  • Get acquainted with the ancient Georgian method of winemaking in Qvevri
  • Visit a clay workshop and winery
  • Visit the house-museum of Alexander Chavchavadze in Tsinandali and its ancient wine cellar
Full description
Take a trip to the birthplace of wine, Kakheti. Be driven from Tbilisi through the Gombori pass, which overlooks stunning landscapes of high mountains. After about two hours of driving, arrive at one of the highest cathedrals of Georgia, Alaverdi, which was built in the 11th century. Continue towards the Napareuli village, known as one of the most distinguished winery microzones in the world, to taste several types of Georgian wine in one of the old wine cellars of the village. Afterward, head to a lovely small city in Kvareli for lunch.  After tasting some of the delicious dishes of Georgian cuisine, continue to another old winery, Khareba Tunnel, with a unique rare wine cellar located in the Alazani Valley. Carved inside the Caucasus mountains and opened in 1962, the cellar is 7.7 kilometers long. After tasting some delicious Georgian wine, head to Tsinandali, another village in the Kakheti region. Visit the beautiful House Museum of Prince Alexander Chavchavadze, which has its own ancient wine cellar or Marani where wine was produced and bottled according to the European method of winemaking, for the first time in the history of Georgia. Learn the old Georgian method of winemaking in special earthenware vessels Qvevri or amphorae, which give a special rich flavor to the wine. Georgian wine making method in Qvevri is in the UNESCO list of intangible world heritage monuments.
Includes
  • Transportation in a minibus
  • Driver
  • Guide who speaks English or German
  • A bottle of water
  • Wine tasting at two wineries
  • Lunch
  • All taxes
  • Alcoholic drinks, except the wine tasting
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with mobility impairments

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Very informative, pleasant in the process

May 27, 2019

Product ID: 197473