“April in Georgia is warm enough and new wines can be tasted already. The tour will let you to enjoy premium and rare Easter Georgian wines. Kartli wines that are less known than Kakhetian will be introduced to you first; later followed by the wines of two Eastern Georgian regions of Kartli and Kakheti. Winter landscapes, historical monuments, museums and interesting people are expecting us in this trip”
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|Tbilisi||Kiev||21 April 2019||19:30||20:15|
The route goes through the less known Georgian viticultural area Mukhrani that does not yet enjoy the status of appelation – here rare wines are made in unique small wine cellars from three local white grape varieties (Chinuri and Goruli Mtsvane) and one red grape varieties (Tavkveri and Shavkapito). From this place we move towards Kakheti – the heart of Georgian winemaking hosting most of the Georgian wine appellations. We will visit Georgian capital Tbilisi on the way to Kakheti.
After the pick up at Tbilisi airport we will straightly heat to the centre of Mukhrani vlillage famous for its local grape varieties of Kartli region. The area does not yet enjoy the status of wine appellation yet but vineyards in this little village give very special grapes. Tasting starts from royal Chateau of Mukhran-batoni. After the pleasant ethnographic dinner at one of the local wine cellars we return to the hotel in Tbilisi to relax and stay overnight.
Late breakfast and checkout and we start introducing ourselves with the UNESCO heritage sites of Svetitskhoveli and Jvari in the little historical town of Mtskheta. Lunch is expecting us in mountainous village of Saguramo before entering another region. We head towards the little village Shuamta also known with its cultural heritage areas. Later on we join the food and wine master classes at one of the local wine cellars we visit in the village. By the end of the day we will arrive for dinner in another historical place Ikalto and stay there overnight.
Telavi – Kakhetian capital town will be at our disposal from the morning. As soon as breakfast is over we cross the old town on foot, visit King Erekle II Fortress. Our lunch will be waiting at Tsinandali Palace just before departing to another Kakhetian town Kvareli. We will head to Teleda winery followed by the visit at Alaverdi Monastery where the finest rare Kakhetian wines will be tasted. For dinner we join one of the local winemaker’s estate at Lopota lake resort known as Kakheti’s crown jewel for overnight stay.
After the checkout we visit Kvareli wineries and taste their special reserves including some famous qvevri wines. For lunch we go the city of Signagi in one of the local exotic restaurants known for its special dishes and the location. From there we will head straitly to Tbilisi airport.
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