Welcome to Kakheti – a region Known for its wine-making traditions! UNESCO added the ancient traditional Georgian wine-making method using Kvevri jars to the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage Lists.
Book 6 months ahead and get 10% discount!
Tbilisi – Tsinandali – Gremi – Shilda – Nekresi –Velistsikhe
Start from Tbilisi to Tsinandali via Telavi.
Village of Tsinandali is a source of a famous white wine and site of the Chavchavadze family estate - the 19th-century poet, public figure, and Kakhetian prince Alexander Chavchavadze (1786-1846). Have excursion with a guide and one glass of wine. See the house which is nowadays a museum and a wonderful garden.
Continue our tour to see Gremi – it was Kakhetian Royal family residence in 15th century, the fortress has several inbuilt facilities including a Church of Archangels (1565 )
Drive to Shilda to Chelti Wineyard and Winery to have lunch and wine tasting (3 types of wine), you can also have 1 master classes on making khinkali/churchkhela/bread (optional). We also see here marani - traditional wine cellar and wineyards (depending on the time of the year).
After Chelti Winery we drive to Necresi Monastry - one of the most important cultural centers of Georgia. Beautifully set on the hilltop in the woods the monastery includes several structures built in different periods (4th.5th, 6th, 9th, 16th centuries).
Next site to visit is Nunisi old winery in the village of Velistsikhe. It is represented by 16th century vine storage with old limestone wine pressor and 33 big wine jars (kvevri) sunk underneeth the ground. The place has a rather rich expositions of old hosehold items, pottery, utensils, jewelries, and other staff ralated to different ages.
Price person in $ US
2 person – 120 $
3-5 person – 105 $
6-10 person – 85 $
11 and more - 70 $
Child price policy:
Infants under age of 5 are free.
5 - 6 years deduction 50%
7 - 9 years deduction 30 %
starting age 10 - adult price is charged
Qualified guide and driver services;
2 wine tasting sessions;
1 glass of wine in Tsinandali;
Entrance fees per program;
Services not mentioned
Beverages and meals not mentioned
10 % discount for early booking (6 months ahead)