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✅✌️ Kakheti tour - Private Full Day Wine tour with Lunch and Wine tasting

Travel between local Georgian wineries, wine country tour from Tbilisi. The biggest region of Georgia is the heart of Georgian winemaking, one of the most important part of our country historically and rich with culture and historical sites. Unique Eastern Georgian architecture, local food and wine, amazing views and rich history makes this region more than worth visiting. Learn about the traditional Georgian method of making wine in clay vessels and the hundreds of varieties of grapes grown in the area. Georgians are famous for their love of long toasts—come prepared to taste several wines and be treated like family at the local winery.

per adult from

$65

AUD

Duration

10 hours

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  • What's included :
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Bottled water
    • Private transportation
    • All Fees and Taxes
    • Lunch
    • Fuel surcharge
    • Entry/Admission - GHVARDZELASHVILI'S MARANI
    What's excluded :
    • This is a typical itinerary for this product

      Stop At: Gombori Pass, Gombori-Telavi Rd, Telavi Georgia

      Will travel to Telavi through amazing mountains and landscapes of Gombori pass, if clear weather, we will make a short photo stop on the top of the pass at 1,620mt above sea level.

      Duration: 20 minutes

      Stop At: Telavi, Telavi, Kakheti Region

      Our first short stop will be in city Telavi, where we will visit a family of Qvevri(The Qvevri is an egg-shaped earthenware vessel used for making, ageing and storing wine) maker. Knowledge and experience of Qvevri manufacture and wine-making are passed down by families, neighbours, friends and relatives, all of whom join in communal harvesting and wine-making activities. There family has been making qvevri for at least five generations.

      Duration: 40 minutes

      Stop At: GHVARDZELASHVILI'S MARANI, Kondoli, Georgia

      Our next stop will be in village Kondoli between Telavi and Tsinandali where we will visit Gvardzelashvili family wine cellar, At this marvelous place you will learn in details from the owner how the wine is made according to the Georgian ancient tradition and have the chance to taste 3 different wine varieties and Chacha (Georgian grape vodka), before a couple of glasses of natural wines, we will have a look at Okro's Marani (wine cellar), the place where all the magic of Georgian winemaking is happening.

      Duration: 50 minutes

      Stop At: Alaverdi Monastery, Alaverdi, Kutaisi Georgia

      Alaverdi St. George Cathedral (first half of the 11th century) is located 18 km from the town of Telavi in the Alazani-River valley. Earliest structures of Alaverdi Monastery date back to the 6th century. The present-day Cathedral is part of an 11th-century Georgian Orthodox monastery. The Monastery was founded by the monk Joseph [Abba] Alaverdeli, who came from Antioch and settled in Alaverdi, then a small village and the former pagan religious center dedicated to Moon. At the beginning of the 11th century, Kakhetian King Kvirike the Great built a cathedral in the place of a small church of St. George. Alaverdi Monastery Marani is a remarkable place where history is tightly bound with the modern world. The cellar is within the monastery walls and was built on the site of the old cellar of 8th - 10th centuries and includes a large room of 12th-century construction with qvevris buried in the floor. Not much remains of the original ancient wine cellars that were part of the Monastery, which was built in 1011, The 11th-century marani had 25 qvevris. The Bishop has renovated the cellar and installed qvevris and production began again in 2006. In a little plot next to the Cathedral, samples of 102 grape varieties are being grown, which helps illustrate the resource on which the winemakers can call.

      Duration: 20 minutes

      Stop At: Zemo Alvani, Zemo Alvani, Kakheti Region

      Our last stop - Lagazi family wine cellar located in village Zemo Alvani where wine is made according to Georgian traditional method – in Qvevri. (Qvevri is a Clay vessel that is buried under the ground). In the Lagazi family wine cellar guests are acquainted with traditional methods of wine making in Qvevri, offered natural wine made from rare local grape varieties, and offered lunch with traditional Georgian dishes mostly from Tusheti, a mountainous region of Georgia.

      Duration: 1 hour

    • Departure Point :
      Traveler pickup is offered
      Traveler pickup is offeredPick up at centrally located hotel/flat (Tbilisi)Airports
      • Shota Rustaveli Tbilisi International Airport, Tbilisi Georgia
      Return Detail :
      -
      Hotel Pickup :
      • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
      • Infants must sit on laps
      • Infant seats available
      • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
      • Near public transportation
      • Stroller accessible
      • Not wheelchair accessible
      • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
      • Minimum drinking age is 18 y.o.
      • Most travelers can participate
      • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
      • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
    • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

    Language

    English

    Age Req.

    -

    Fitness Req.

    None

    Group Size

    7

    Organised by Find Out Georgia

    Activity ID: V-176036P5

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