Date: June 22, 2019
Starting Point: Sheraton Grand Tbilisi Metekhi Palace
Time of Departure for Kakheti Tour: 09:00 a.m.
Arrival to Tbilisi: 20:00p.m.
This Wine Tasting trip from Tbilisi to Kakheti is the best way to discover Georgian wine. This region is the main wine producer of the country. Tour gives the possibility to Discover and savor new experiences.
First sightseeing is Akhtala Balneological Resort, known for it’s mud-spas. The volcanic eruption produces mud rich with biologically active elements.
Tour continues with visiting Signagi, a charming hilltop town with tiny streets, balconied houses and well-preserved fortified walls and watchtowers. You’ll take a stroll in Signagi, learning why it’s dubbed “The City of Love”. Next destination is Gremi Fortress (XVIc) that was the main city of Kakheti.
You will visit the historical centre of Kvareli and tunnels built under the hills of the great Caucasus mountains. The tunnels are used to keep the wine. Above the wine tunnels, one can find a beautiful restaurant built on the top of the hill with picturesque views on Alazani Valley and delicious Georgian meals.
Tour also includes:
Tasting Georgian red and white wines which are produced according Georgian clay vessel “Qvevri” technology and as well European style;
Experience the process of preparation – churchkhela, a Georgian candle-shaped candy made from nuts and grape juice that’s served as a dessert;
Tasting fresh Georgian bread directly from fireplace and experience the baking process;
Visiting winery Khareba, which is located in former underground bomb shelter of Soviet era, near town of Kvareli.
At the end of the tour you will enjoy a traditional meal in a local Georgian restaurant and come back to Tbilisi.
Additional Information: Please consider that at least 10 people should express to organize the tour. For details contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org.