Full Day Wine Tour to Kakheti from Tbilisi

Food, Wine & Nightlife in Georgia

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Embark on a journey through time and history, and learn all about Georgia's 8000 year wine history on this 9-hour tour. Enjoy a full day excursion to Georgia's premier wine region, Kakheti as you visit three traditional producers with a certified wine guide. Learn about the wine and qvevri making process as you relax at a family owned winery while enjoying a late lunch and a wine tasting.
Embark on a historical wine journey through the heart of Georgia’s most important wine region, Kakheti. You’ll have an early start from Tbilisi, leaving the city behind for vineyards, qvevri, tradition and fantastic wine and food.  Your first stop will be in Telavi which is in the heart of wine country in Kakheti. Here you will visit a local family owned producer and taste wines and have some light snacks. After your visit to the winery you will visit a charming craftsman whose family has been making qvevri for generations. There are now only four producers of qvevri in Georgia, and you will have the opportunity to learn about this ancient tradition that is now recognized by UNESCO as a protected intangible cultural heritage. Then, you visit the ancient wine making academy at Ikalto which has recently been revived as a center of qvevri making. Following your visit to the monastery you will visit a the final local, family owned winery for a late lunch and a wine tasting before heading back to Tbilisi.

What’s included

  • Wine tasting
  • Lunch
  • Light refreshments
  • Transport by private air conditioned vehicle
  • Certified wine guide
  • Snacks
  • Alcoholic Beverages

What’s not included

  • Gratuities (recommended) for guide and driver
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Highlights

  • Lunch included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
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