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Wine tour in Kakheti Region is must to travel tour as Georgia is the motherland of wine!
Along all of its territory, you will find wineries. Despite the size, it is always enough to serve thousands of guests. And the number of wineries in the East region of the country Kakheti where they still keep the ancient traditions of winemaking is more than huge! You will have an opportunity to visit several wineries within one day. You will also have a chance to try unique Georgian wines and see the beauty of East Georgia and know its history. Georgian’s ancient winemaking method already has been granted intangible cultural heritage status by UNESCO We offer you a wine tour in Kakheti, to the East region of Georgia and a unique opportunity to participate in the harvest of grapes and winemaking. During this tour, you will visit the traditional wine region- Kakheti. Also, if you are looking for natural products, Matsoni House is the right place for you – So on this amazing culinary trip, we will taste this ancient tradition of Georgian cuisine.
In the morning, you will set off to the very East of Georgia to the lovely city of Sighnaghi. The most romantic city in Georgia is famous for its old Georgian architectural style, amazing views of Alazani valley, and the long castle wall of Sighnaghi city. After that, you will go down to Alazani valley and reach the wine village Velistsikhe, and visit the 300-year-old wine cellar Numisi. which was discovered several years ago, by a Georgian woman. An old cellar was kept from the 16th century. Nowadays, Numisi wine cellar and museum is a place that takes you back to the 16th century. Here are dozens of old things from the past centuries, which are gathered by the owner. Furthermore, they have a showroom where you can explore things from the Soviet Union. Continue the tour by visiting the unique winery of Khareba – the wine tunnel in the rock. Khareba is a unique place with perfect storage conditions for wine, 7.7 kilometers of tunnels, and galleries that maintain a constant temperature of 12-14 degrees 0C. Listen to traditional Georgian folk songs, have a walking tour in the tunnel, explore the ethnographic museum, get information on how Georgians make wine, and finish it with wine degustation. After that, you will visit Alaverdi Monastery and Matsoni House. The monastery was founded by the Assyrian monk Joseph (Yoseb, Amba) Alaverdeli in the VI century. The temple is one of the largest church buildings in Georgia. Its height including the dome is above 50 meters. Nearby Alaverdi monastery you will visit the House of Matsoni “From the always-delicious wellspring of culinary delights known as Georgia, comes Matsoni, the most healthful of all yogurts! Matsoni is a fermented milk yogurt from the Republic of Georgia – it is smooth and creamy and somewhat viscous with a mild, slightly tart savor“, - Website “The Food Dictator” writes. Matsoni is a type of yogurt, a pure Georgian tradition. You will taste different kinds of that yogurt, which will make you surprise with its different and marvelous taste. In the evening wine tour in Kakheti ends, you will come back to Tbilisi.
Meeting point - Bicycle Monument, Rose Revolution Square, Tbilisi.