Historic and dynamic kakheti is the richest wine making region of Georgia, named as the “Cradle of Wine”. Here is held the most important tradition of producing Georgian wine – The Pitcher, the material heritage of UNESCO. Kakheti is know for the high mountains, magnificent churches and ancient castles.
Tour Code: TF 103
10:00 Meeting with the guide;
We will visit Kakheti region, or first stop will be Sighnaghi. Town is located in the eastern part of region, which sits atop a bluff overlooking the Alazani Valley. Its charming cobblestone streets and alleys, restored original nouveau woodwork, and detailed facades give the town a romantic mystique. With the surreal views of the Greater Caucasus Mountains, Sighnaghi is one of the most beautiful towns in Georgia;
Next drive to Tsinandali Estate, which is the cradle of classical winemaking of Georgia, the place where Georgian wine was first bottled. The complex in tsinandali embraces the memorial house, a landscape garden, a historical winery, wine cellar, hotel and a café. The vineyards have been restored and wine production has resumed. During the tour you will look into the background of the noble Chavchavadze family, who played a significant part in the national history; enjoy the views of the garden, have a look at the winery and sample the Georgian wines;
20:00 Transfer to Tbilisi;