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Wine Route

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Mariam Papunashvili

Promethea Voyages

PROMETHEA Voyages with 18 years of experience offers you trips in Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan!

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Wine Route

Explore the cradle of Wine - Georgia. The stem of a Georgian word “gvino” (wine) is used in many European and Asian languages to express the same word. Archaeologists discovered many antique ceramics used for wine-making. In one of the pitchers grape stones were discovered dating back to AD 5000. In Kakheti up to 500 species of grapes can be identified enabling farmers to produce various types of wine.

Arrive

Arrive in Tbilisi. Transfer to the hotel.

Overnight in Tbilisi.

Visit the capital of Georgia

City tour of Tbilisi: Metekhi Church, Narikala Fortress, Sioni, synagogue, mosque, Abanotubani sulfur baths, walk to the pedestrian street Sharden. Excursion will be finished by visiting one of the leading wine companies in Georgia, see all stages and technology of wine making and taste several sorts of wine. Enjoy with the views over the city from Funicular Cable car. Read more

Overnight in Tbilisi.

Visit royal Chateau & local wine cellar

Departure for Mtskheta, visit Jvari and Svetitskhoveli Cathedral. Visit many times awarded wine company Chateau Mukhrani, discover Georgian royal family history, take taste of premium class wine. On the way visit of a private wine cellar belonging to a Georgian winemaker Iago Beritashvili, who will introduce you the methods of wine making, you will taste the wine and Chacha (strong spirit) made by him. Departure to the West part of Georgia, Kutaisi. Visit renovated Bagrati Cathedral and Gelati Monastery Complex recognized by UNESCO. Read more

Overnight in Kutaisi.

Visit Racha - area of very special wine

Departure to the mountain region Racha – one of the most significant wine producing area, Khvanchkara – a sweet, thick, dark red wine, is produced here. Visit Barakoni and Nikortsminda Church, rich with frescoes and fascinating ornaments of vine and its grapes. Visit wine company Khvanchkara, tasting several sorts of strong, semi-sweet wines. Read more

Overnight in Kutaisi.

Visit Uplistskhe Cave & Cognac factory

The route goes to Uplistsikhe Cave Complex – Here was founding grape stones dated back to 5000 years ago, statement that Georgia is the oldest wine producing region. On the way of Tbilisi visit world famous brand cognac Sarajishvili, that is known not only for its unique aroma but for the famous Yalta Conference, where among delegates Stalin and Churchill were fascinating by the taste of cognac. Culinary master-class: see and take part in making Georgian national dish Khinkali (dumpling). Read more

Overnight in Tbilisi.

Visit wine region Kakheti

Departure to the East part of Georgia Kakheti Region, homeland of wine, Kakheti has the oldest continuous unbroken unique Qvevri traditions of clay pots used to create delicious, unfiltered, organic wines. Sightseeing of Sighnaghi, Art museum remarkable with the exhibition of famous painter Niko Pirosmani, Bodbe Monastery. After excursion visit local Wine House, get known how wine is making in private houses and taste “Chacha” and wine kept in a “Kvevri” built into the ground. Culinary master-class: bake Georgian bread called “Shoti”, cook Kakhetian barbeque Mtsvadi, Georgian national sweet “Churchkhela”, Option 1: distill Chacha. OPTION 2: while lunch enjoy with Georgian folk songs and the toasts offered by Tamada (toast master). Continue to Tsinandali - family estate, museum, vinery belonged to great winemaker Aleksandre Chavchavadze. Read more

Overnight in Telavi.

Explore the roots of wine

Visit Germi. Visit wine cellar in Kvareli. Fascinating tour of the tunnel, re-creative park with river and old “kvevris” (some of them are older than a century) and waterfalls outside of the tunnel. Tasting. Drive to Napareuli cellar and vineyard. After lunch visit Alaverdi Cathedral and Ikalto Monastery. Read more

Overnight in Tbilisi.

Departure

Transfer to airport, departure.

ACCOMMODATIONS

Day in trip
Location
Hotel
Day 1
Location Tbilisi
Hotel Beaumonde 2*
Day 3
Location Kutaisi
Day 5
Location Tbilisi
Hotel Beaumonde 2*
Day 6
Location Telavi
Day 7
Location Tbilisi
Hotel Beaumonde 2*
Day in trip
Location
Hotel
Day 1
Location Tbilisi
Hotel Sharden 3*
Day 3
Location Kutaisi
Hotel Empire 3*
Day 5
Location Tbilisi
Hotel Sharden 3*
Day 6
Location Telavi
Day 7
Location Tbilisi
Hotel Sharden 3*
Day in trip
Location
Hotel
Day 1
Location Tbilisi
Day 3
Location Kutaisi
Day 5
Location Tbilisi
Day 6
Location Telavi
Day 7
Location Tbilisi

TRIP PACKAGE

Package includes

  • Accommodation : 4 nights in Tbilisi, 2 nights in Kutaisi, 1 night in Telavi
  • Transfer from/to the airport
  • Transport during the tour
  • Guide service
  • Breakfast in hotels, 3 dinners in Telavi and Kutaisi
  • Wine detestation according to the program
  • Cognac tasting in Tbilisi
  • Culinary master-class: see and take part in making Georgian national dish Khinkali (dumpling)
  • Culinary master-class: bake Georgian bread called “Shoti”, Georgian national sweet “Churchkhela”
  • All entrance fees
  • Agency 24/7 service

Package excludes

  • Air tickets
  • Tips
  • Alcohol drinks
  • Personal expenses

More information

  • Price is given per person in DBL or Twin room.
  • If someone would like to stay single in the room, Single room supplement is:
  • Economy package: 96 USD
  • Comfort package: 176 USD
  • Luxury package: 242 USD
  • OPTION 1: Chacha distillation - price on request
  • OPTION 2: Georgian folk songs and famous toasts offered by Tamada (toast master) - price on request
  • It is possible to customize the trip, add or remove services according to your requirements and budget.
  • Please feel free to contact us in case have any questions or need program modification.

REVIEWS

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Emil, Denmark, Denmark

you definitely know how to please your clients! your country met my expectations and even exceeded them! thank you so much for this wonderful experience, I will recommend this tour to everyone around me and I'm hoping to come back sometime soon:)

Afonso, Portugal, Portugal

Muito Obrigado, Georgia! For this hospitality, for this fantastic food and music, for all these beautiful places I've seen. A piece of my heart will always remain here... Forever... Thanks for your agency for arranging this wonderful trip for me. I'd definitely wish to repeat...: )

Lilla, Hungary, Hungary

I'm so glad I decided to visit this wonderful place. I can't even describe how impressed and satisfied I am. All this culture, all this beauty, all this ancient history, super tasty food and folk music combined with amazing local guide and nice hotels. Unforgettable memories. thank you!

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Mariam Papunashvili

Tour manager

Lili Sakhltkhutsishvili

Tour manager and guide

Kakha Kuchashvili

Transport manager

Nato Khuskivadze

Tour manager

Tamar Berelashvili

Tour manager

Goga Kakhetelidze

General accountant

PROMETHEA Voyages with 18 years of experience offers you trips in Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan!

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