Private wine and cultural tour to Kakheti region
Take the opportunity to feel Georgia as a cradle of wine, we will taste different kind of wine and Georgian traditional sweetness Churchkhela. Beside that we will know about Georgian traditional winemaking methods, we will visit Highlights of Kakheti like Sighnaghi Great wall, Bodbe monastery, Shumi winery and Kindzmarauli Winery. If you love wine and historical places it tour is for you.
Did you know that wine is an integral part of our lives for Georgians? We use wine to celebrate our happy moments, it is a source of energy balance and most important, it is closely related to religion.
Another reason why you should visit Kakheti region is that it is the homeland of wine. Archaeological excavations have proved that Georgians were producing wine in a clay pitcher 8,000 years ago. That's why the Georgian method of wine production is UNESCO intangible heritage site
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Hotel pickup available
What's included :
- Private transportation
- Guide service
- Pick up from the hotel
- Drop off at the hotel
- Wine tasting in Kindzmarauli winery
- Wine tasting in Shumi winery
- Entry/Admission - Kindzmarauli Corporation Wine House
- Entry/Admission - Shumi Winery
What's excluded :
- This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: Bodbe Monastery of St. Nino, Signagi Georgia
Bodbe Monastery dedicated to Saint Nino is located at Bodbe, 2 km from the town of Sighnaghi, Kakheti. St. Nino is very important saint for Georgians, since she was the one who spread Christianity in our country in the 5th century. Last years of her life, she spent in Bodbe, that’s why Georgians buried St. Nino in this monastic complex.Nowadays, a lot of people come to see her tomb, as this place is very miraculous. You will see many people coming out from there with tears and hear many stories explaining how their wishes came true. This place keeps many secrets and stories. You will feel it already when you enter the beautiful garden which overlooks to Alazani Valley. Nuns, who live there, are taking care of it and they try to keep it as beautiful and green as it was during the life of St. Nino.
Duration: 40 minutes
Stop At: Signagi City Walls, Old Town, Signagi Georgia
Sighnaghi is a small town in the east of Georgia situated on the mountainside in the historical region of Kakheti. It was founded in the 17th century during the reign of King Erekle II of Georgia, and as locals say, it is the only city in Georgia that has fully preserved with fortification wall which is one of the biggest wall in the world. The great wall is crowned with 27 watchtowers and 6 gates where travelers can climb to get the magnificent view of the Alazani valley.
New life of Sighnaghi started in 2007 when it changed into a European town. Its architecture with narrow cobbled streets and beautiful balconies will not leave you indifferent.
The town has two central squares with wedding house where couple can marry anytime of the day. Thus, Sighnaghi is called the city of love. You will find many cosy places, hotels and hostels to your taste, street cafes and restaurants, where you can try the home-made Kakhetian wines: Saperavi, Kindzmarauli, Rkaciteli, Mtsvane… There goes a long list.
Duration: 2 hours
Stop At: Kindzmarauli Corporation Wine House, Chavchavadze St. 55, Kvareli 383320 Georgia
The history of Corporation Kindzmarauli dates back to 1533. According to the degree of King Levan Didi of Kakheti, the wine marani (cellar) was erected in conjunction with other royal buildings. This wine cellar produced wine and molasses (badagi) exclusively for the royal families for much of its history. Since the 70s, the vineyards have been passed through several owners, and changed into Joint Stock Company status.Corporation Kindzmarauli provides 600,000 bottles wine in per year. They export to 10 countries and have cognac spirits with 3-23 years of aging.
You will be invited for white and red wine, you will know detailed information from professional local wine expert about wine and about history of winery.
Corporation Kindzmarauli feels strongly that when tasting their wine, the consumer should be able to feel, taste, and smell the unique features of the place in which the vines were cultivated, to get acquainted with traditions and history that are connected with the vineyards.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Shumi Winery, Village Tsinandali, Kakheti, Georgia, Tsinandali 2217 Georgia
This interesting smallish winery produces wines of numerous appellations under the Shumi and Iberiuli labels and has a vineyard of 432 vine varieties, along with a museum housing some astonishingly old wine-related objects. Founded in 2001, the Shumi winery is located in Tsinandali in Georgia’s largest wine region, Kakheti. The word “Shumi” means genuine, undiluted wine. The logo of the winery is a griffin (“Phaskunji” in Georgian mythology). Shumi can invite us in their own museum which preserves ancient vessels and monuments. Beside that they will share to our guests their organic wine.
So it is place which you shouldn't miss if you are interested in history of wine.
Duration: 1 hour
Departure Point :Traveler pickup is offered
Our guide will contact you and meet you at doorstep of your accomodation holding our company sign.
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Hotel Pickup :
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Most travelers can participate
- This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
- This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
- You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
- For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.