CULINARY AND WINE

Duration: 8 days. Best season: All year round

 

If you wouLd like to taste Georgia this tour is the best opportunity! We will visit bakeries, cheese farms and monasteries where they produce different types of cheese, honey, chocolate etc. Exploring Georgian viticulture.

Visiting organic wine producer families in different parts of Georgia and try their food and wine! Taste Georgian beer in the small breweries! Get involved into cooking classes of Khinkali, Elarji, Georgian bread and sweets-Churchkhela!


Day 1. Arrival:

Meet in the airport and transfer to a hotel in the old part of Tbilisi. Overnight in Tbilisi. Driving time 30min
 

Day 2Kakheti region-Bread bakery-Beer brewery-Natural wine tastings with lunch-Kisiskhevi Wine Chateau:

Tbilisi-Badiauri-see how Georgian traditional  bread is baked-Kedeli community-taste 3 types of Georgian beer brewed in a local brewery-Sighnaghi-wine tasting and lunch at a natural winery-walk on the historical wall of Sighnaghi to enjoy the views of Alazani valley and Great Caucasus mountains-Tsinandali  palace-Kisiskhevi-Overnight in Kisiskhevi. Driving time 4 hours.
 

Day 3. kakheti region cheese factory-Biodynamic winery-lunch and wine tasting with Khinkali cooking class in Alvani-Tbilisi:

Kisiskhevi-Kurdghelauri-visit to a cheese factory and taste locally produced cheese-Rusipiri-wine tasting at a biodynamic winery-Alaverdi monastery-Zemo Alvani-lunch and wine tasting at a family run natural winery-cooking class of ''Khinkali''(Georgian traditional dumping)-Tbilisi. Overnight in Tbilisi. Driving time 3 hours
 

Day 4. Javakheti region-Foka nunnery-cheese tasting-Vardzia local farm in Vardzia

Tbilisi-Dashbashi canyon-Foka nunnery-lunch and cheese tasting at the nunnery-Paravani lake-Saghamo lake-Khertvisi Vardzia-explore the cave town of Vardzia dating from the 12th century. Overnight in Vardzia at a farmer's guesthouse and try locally produced food and wine.  Driving time 4hours 30min 
 

Day 5. Imereti region-natural wineries with lunch-Gelati monastery-Dinner and more wine tasting with Khachapuri cooking class in Tskaltubo

Vardzia-Ubisa monastery-Kvaliti-wine tasting and lunch in kvaliti at a family run wine cellar-Nakhshirghele-wine tasting at another organic winery-Gelati monastery-Kutaisi-Tskaltubo-dinner at a local family where you will try Khachapuri(Georgian cheese bread) cooking class and taste locally produced wine. Overnight in Tskaltubo. Driving time 5 hours

 

Day 6. Samegrelo region-Prometheus cave-Martvili canyon-Organic winery and Megrelian cuisine with cooking class-Tbilisi

Tskaltubo-Prometheus cave-explore the cave-drive to Martvili-visit Martvili canyon-after short boating in the canyon visit Oda family natural winery and have a lunch and wine tasting of Megrelian wines-cooking class of ''Elarji''(Traditional Megrelian cornmeal with Sulguni cheese)-Shrosha pottery market-Tbilisi. Overnight in Tbilisi. Driving time 6 hours
 

Day 7. Tbilisi culinary city tour

Tbilisi city tour-visits  to the 3 best restaurants with cooking classes and tastings. Overnight in Tbilisi. Driving time 1 hour
 

Day 8. Transfer to the airport of Tbilisi. Driving time 30min


End of the tour

For more details about the  tour packages  and prices please contact us. As we offer private tours we are ready to make changes in the itineraries  and consider your requirements.

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