KAKHETI MONASTERIES AND WINE

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE TRIP:
IKALTO COMPLEX-ALAVERDI MONASTERY-GREMI COMPLEX-NATURAL WINERY

We drive from Tbilisi to Kakheti region via the Gombori pass. Kakheti is the most important region for wine-making, characterised by its unique vine grape varieties, unusually ideal climate, topography, and centuries of exceptional wine-making experience. Our first destination is Ikalto monastery and academy complex, dating from the middle ages. After Ikalto we visit the Alaverdi monastery where monks still produce wine in Kvevri (traditional Georgian vessels for wine) in the wine cellar which was built in the 11th century. From Alaverdi we drive to Gremi which used to be a capital of the Kakheti region IN 15-17TH centuries. There we will see the remains of the town and the Archangels Church from the 16th century. Next destination is a village Zemo Alvani and a local natural winery where we have a wine tasting and a lunch-after enjoying natural wines and organic food we drive back to  Tbilisi.

Duration: 10 hours

Price of the tour depends on the size of the group. For more detailes please contact us.

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