Natural Wineries Tour 8 Days
Duration: 8 days. Best season: All year round
This tour program will give you a unique opportunity to visit Georgian small, natural winemakers in 4 different regions, see their wine cellars and vineyards and of course taste best and rare Georgian wines! This tour program gives you a chance to explore historical monuments listed by UNESCO, visit kvevri makers' workshops and Georgian families, learn about Kvevri wine making method, listen to Georgian folk music and try locally made delicious dishes!
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 2. kakheti region wines:
Tbilisi-Badiauri-see how Georgian traditional bread is baked-Sighnaghi-wine tasting at a natural winery-walk on the historical wall of Sighnaghi to enjoy the views of Alazani valley and Great Caucasus mountains-drive to Chumlaki-lunch and wine tasting and Georgian live folk music at a family run wine cellar-Gurjaani Kvelatsminda church-Tsinandali palace-Telavi-Overnight in Telavi. Driving time 4 hours.
Day 3. kakheti region wines:
Telavi-Vardisubani-visit to a kvevri workshop-Rusipiri-wine tasting at a biodinamic winery-Alaverdi monastery-Saniore-wine tasting at a family run natural winery-Zemo Alvani-lunch and wine tasting at a family run natural winery-optional cooking class-Tbilisi. Overnight in Tbilisi. Driving time 3 hours
Day 4. Kartli region wines:
Tbilisi-Mtskheta-Jvari monastery-Svetitskhoveli cathedral-drive to Cahrdakhi-wine and chacha(Georgian version of Grappa)tasting at a family run natural winery-lunch-Gori-wine tasting in khidistavi at a family run natural winery-Uplistsikhe cave town where guests will see one of the oldest wine presses curved on the rock-Ateni wine tasting and dinner in Ateni at a family run natural winery guesthouse-Overnight in Ateni. Driving time 2 hours.
Day 5. Imereti region wines:
Ateni-Ubisa monastery-Kvaliti-wine tasting and lunch in kvaliti at a family run wine cellar-lunch-Baghdati-wine tasting at a family run wine cellar-Obcha-wine tasting in Obcha at a family run wine cellar-kutaisi. Overnight in kutaisi. Driving time 3h. 20min
Day 6. Samegrelo region wines:
kutaisi-Gelati monastery where guests will see medieval wine cellar-drive to Martvili-visit Martvili canyon-after sail in the canyon visit Oda family natural winery and have a lunch and wine tasting -optional cooking class-Shrosha pottery market-Tbilisi. Overnight in Tbilisi. Driving time 6 hours
Day 7. Tbilisi wine bars&restaurants:
Tbilisi city tour and visits to the 3 best wine bars in Tbilisi. Wine tastings and lunch. Overnight in Tbilisi.
Day 8. Transfer to the airport of Tbilisi. Driving time 30min
End of the tour
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