In the wine tour wait you for delightful wines, for fruits and for ecological vegetables. Every it in the supervision of hills, slopes and difference of height. You will make acquaintance with the trial of production of wine and degouterez its different aspects, visit in the museum of viticulture and enjoy the beauty of encircling nature.
Wine in Georgia – an integral part of a dinner in family or a quiet party of dialogue with friends, or holiday enlivened, or in a word, the wine here, always and everywhere, because the Georgians are very being very fond of of their wines. And not only the Georgians!
DAY 1. Tbilisi
Arrival at the Tbilisi International Airport. Transfer to the hotel. Time at leisure. We will visit the Old Tbilisi. Established more than 1500 years ago it is known that the first settlers arrived much earlier. The course of its history has been hard and never smooth.
Tbilisi is a multicultural city. It is the home for more than 100 different ethnic groups. The architecture in the city is a mixture of local (Georgian), with strong influences of Byzantine, European/Russian (neo-classical), and Middle Eastern architectural styles. Tbilisi has a great number of important landmarks and sightseeing locations: churches, museums, and parks.
You will visit the oldest and the most important temple in Tbilisi. Metekhi Church is erected on the cliff, overlooking the Mtkvari River. There is a statue of King Vakhtang Gorgaslani, founder of Tbilisi, in front of the church.
Ascending by cable car to the Narikala Fortress – the heart and soul of Tbilisi. The fortress was established in the 4th century. An old odd masonry of its walls, observation towers and winding narrow paths, all tells about the antiquity of the building.
After our walk we’ll have a traditional Georgian dinner at one of Tbilisi’s best restaurants.
Overnight in Tbilisi.
DAY 2. Tbilisi – Tsinandali - Telavi
Breakfast at the hotel. Drive to Kakheti region, home of Georgian wine. Shumi wine factory – situated in the historical center of Georgian wine-making Tsinandali Village, region Kakheti. “Shumi” title has an old origin, which means genuine, pure, undiluted wine. The company owns vineyards and vineyard prospects in unique micro-zones of Georgia. One could taste Shumi wines.
After a short walk around the beautiful park of the Princes Chavchavadze. A. Chavchavadze built a winery where he combined European and Georgian winemaking techniques. The estate includes a beautiful garden and wine cellar, where we’ll taste 5 different premium wines including a dry white wine from the Rkatsiteli grape.
In the evening we’ll visit a traditional Georgian family, where the guests will have possibility to familiarize with manufacturing of Georgian wine technologies and they will take part in process of preparation of “Chacha”(Georgian vodka). If desired will take part in preparing churchkhela, will bake bread by yourself in bakery with Georgian traditions and will fry delicious Kakhetian Barbeku. Here you will be served by traditional Georgian dishes and wine. If desired the supper will be accompanied by Georgian folk music.
Overnight in Telavi.
DAY 3. Telavi - Tbilisi
After breakfast, which will facilitate well-being after “tasting” of the previous day ( “Khashi” and “suopkharcho”), returning to Tbilisi. In Tbilisi you can either use free time to stroll around town or choose one of our optional tours (city tour, sulfur baths etc.). Then you will find “khinkali lunch.”
Transfer to the airport.
The price per person $ US Dollars
Price Includes: Transfers, Transport throughout all round. Accommodation in Tbilisi (1 nights) , Telavi(1). Breakfast (2) . Insurance. Services of the guide.
Not included: Air Tickets. Meals and Drinks not mentioned in the program