Full-Day Private Wine Tour To Kakheti from Tbilisi

Enjoy a full day wine tasting tour to KakhetiIn the Morning drive direction to Telavi, Kakheti region – east from Tbilisi, the largest wine producing region in Georgia.The first destination is Alaverdi Cathedral, (20 km Northwest from Telavi). Alaverdi Cathedral is one of the important orthodox monument in Georgia. (in tentative list of UNESCO since 2007). Next, visiting Twins wine cellar and wine museum where you can taste different sorts of wines. Further on, on the way visit of Gremi fortress (XVI c) that was the main city of Kakheti region till XVI C. Nowadays, picturesque location of the fortress with tall bell tower and high walls makes deep impression on guests.Afterwards, trip continues to wine tunnels built under the hills of Great Caucasus mountains. On the way, due to the guests wish one can visit Eniseli factory for wine tasting.Further on, visiting Kvareli wine tunnels that are dug under the mountains of Great Caucasus. Total length of the tunnels is 8.000m. Two main tunnels are more than 800m each. The tunnels are used to keep the wine for this time. Above the wine tunnels one can find beautiful restaurant built on the top of the hill with picturesque view on Alazani Valley and delicious Georgian meals.Then, the root lays towards Prince Chavchavadze Palace (XIX c) in village Tsinandali with wonderful French park and wine cellar. After visiting of the palace one can choose visit of beautiful Chateau Schuchmann in village Kisiskhevi for another wine tasting. Wine lover Herr Burkhard Schuchman has decided to establish a small property in this area for producing Georgian wine. At the end of the tour visit of Telavi – main city and administrative centre of Kakheti region (100 km eastern from Tbilisi). Here you can find local market in the town, where you can enjoy and buy wide range of different fruits and vegetables, apples and peaches, grapes and pomegranates, tomatoes and cucumbers.Finally, through Gombori Pass return to Tbilisi.Duration of wine tour to Kakheti is about 8-9 hours.Highlights:Alaverdi Cathedral (XI c)Twins wine cellar and museum in village Napareuli (Optional)Gremi fortress (XVI c)Wine tasting at Eniseli factory (Optional)Wine tunnels in Kvareli (under the mountains of Great Caucasus) Tasting of different sorts of factory wines ìKharebaîPrince Chavchavadzeís PalaceWine tasting in Schuchmannís Chateau (Optional) Telavi – The main city of Kakheti regionGombori Pass on the way back to Tbilisi (1620 m)

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