Wine tour in Kakheti
Taste some of the best wines in Georgia during this full-day visit to the Kakheti wine region around Tbilisi. On your visit, learn about the traditional Georgian method of making wine in clay vessels and taste the wines at several wineries. Stop in the ancient town of Sighnaghi surrounded by an impressive wall and backed by the Caucasus Mountains.
This tour will start and finish in Tbilisi, and will take you on a journey through the wineries of the Kakheti region. Visit Sighani, the town of love and take in the Caucasus Mountains and the Alazani Valley. Then enjoy wine tasting at Okro's boutique winery, where you will try wine as well as chacha (Georgian grape vodka). Next, enjoy lunch at an authentic family museum and wine cellar in Velistsikhe, accompanied with homemade wines, of course.
After lunch, head to the Khareba winery, which is built into a Soviet-era bomb shelter near the town of Kvareli. Winery Khareba owns an unique and rare wine cellar located in Kvareli, in the Alazani Valley. Carved inside the Caucasus mountains and opened in 1962 for the OIV World Congress, the cellar/tunnel is 7,7 kilometers long. The best wines of the Kakheti region have been stored and aged here for decades. The tunnel preserves a natural temperature of 12-14° Celcius with a humidity rate of 70%; the ideal conditions for wine preservation.
Price Includes: All Transfers per itinerary
Available Options: Off road driving, Paragliding, Quadro tours, Hiking, Horse riding, Camping, Wine tasting.
Must to taste: Local salad with walnuts, local cheese, Pork barbeque, Khashlama and Ojaxuri.
Famous wines: Saperavi, Rkatsiteli, Mukuzani, Kindzmarauli, Khikhvi, Kisi, Mtsvane, Tavkveri.