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Cradle of Wine – Day Tour in Kakheti

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10 Hours
Availability : Year-Round
Tbilisi
Tbilisi
Max People : 40
Tour Details

Join us for the Kakheti Wine Tour – Cradle of Wine to explore the first wine-making region of the world.

Visit Award winning wineries and try the best of their wines. Explore the city of Love & Gremi Fortress.

Optional: Enjoy an authentic Lunch in a local family.

Our driver will meet you at your hotel and lead you to your car to begin the Kakheti wine tour.

Our first stop will be in the roadside village Badiauri, where we’ll see how they bake the Georgian bread and try it with homemade cheese. Next up is Sighnaghi – the tuscany of Georgia where we’ll enjoy the amazing views of the Alazani valley.

Afterwards we head to the Numisi family winery to try their wines and Chacha! For more wine magic, we head to the Kindzmarauli award winning winery, where we’ll look at the factory and taste some of the Delicious Georgian wines.

Later, we’ll stop at a local family where we’ll also have a glass of local vintage and a traditional lunch cooked especially for us! Our last stop of the day is Gremi, the 16th century citadel of a medieval city which till this day overlooks the area with true Georgian temper. Afterwards, we’ll return to Tbilisi driving through the breathtaking Gombori Pass.

Finally, Our driver will drop you off at your hotel after the tour.

This will conclude the Kakheti Wine Tour.

Departure & Return Location

Your Hotel in Tbilisi

Departure Time

09:00

Kakheti Wine Tour - All Inclusive

Number of travelers 1 2 3 4
Price per person, USD 190 100 75 65

Includes:

  • English Speaking Guide Service
  • Authentic Lunch & Cooking Masterclass
  • Comfortable Transport
  • All Entrance Fees
  • Pickup & Drop off at your hotel
  • Wine & Chacha Tastings [7 wines + 2 chacha]

Kakheti Wine Tour - Sightseeing

Number of travelers 1 2 3 4
Price per person, USD 120 70 55 45

Includes:

  • Comfortable Transport
  • All Entrance Fees
  • Pickup & Drop off at your hotel
  • Wine & Chacha Tastings [7 wines + 2 chacha]

Recommendations

  • Comfortable Walking Shoes
  • Sunscreen
  • T-shirt + Sweater
Kakheti Wine Tour Itinerary

10:00Tone Bakery

Our Wine Tour in Kakheti begins with a stop at a traditional Georgian Bakery – Tone.

Tone is a traditional oven in Georgia. This is how Georgians have made bread for thousands of years. In the small village of Badiauri, we’ll make a stop at one of the bakeries to check out how the Georgian bread is made. Once we see the process, we’ll continue to try the bread with some home-made cheese and of course – Chacha!

11:20Sighnaghi

Sighnaghi – The city of love. We’ll take a walk through this beautiful 18th century city to explore it’s cozy narrow streets and vivid architecture.

This city is known for the “Great wall of Georgia” – a fortress almost 5 km long! We’ll take a walk on the wall, but no worries – we’re not walking the whole thing 🙂 We’ll enjoy the views of Alazani valley from the ramparts. The brave hearted can also climb one of the towers.

13:00Numisi Winery

Numisi – a family run winery and a museum. We’ll have a walk through the museum to see how the Georgian traditional wine is made. Next we’ll take a look at vast collection of the family which boasts couple hundred years. For the photo lovers: This place is an Instagram heaven!

Once we’re done exploring the winery, we’ll get to the most important part – tasting the wines and Chacha!

14:20Kindzmarauli Corporation

Kindzmarauli Corporation is a winery located in Kvareli, Kakheti. This is a wine factory which produces a high standard of wine and exports it to 19 countries worldwide.

Factory produces wines both with the European and Traditional Georgian methods. During the tour professional guides will show you the whole process of wine-making. After the tour, you’ll have a chance to try some of the award-winning wines produced by this winery.

15:30Lunch in a local family

After the long tour, we’re going to stop in a local family to enjoy a lunch cooked especially for us. There will be lots of authentic Georgian meals and yeah, there will be more wine 🙂

16:30Gremi Fortress

Gremi Fortress is located in the Region of Kakheti, 140 kilometers from Tbilisi. This fortress was a citadel of the medieval city of Gremi.

The first inhabitants of this area lived here in the late bronze age, however the history of Gremi as a city only begins in the XV century. The first King of Kakheti kingdom – Giorgi made it the capital of the region. For 2 centuries, this city was a political, economic, cultural and educational center of Kakheti.

19:30Back to Tbilisi

At around 19:30 we’ll return to Tbilisi and our team will deliver you to your hotel.

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Ben P

Couple Traveller

We did the “Cradle of Wine” tour with Irakli – it was an incredible experience! The guide, design of the tour and the experiences we had meant it was an all-round fantastic day. Irakli is a great guide, very knowledgeable and easy to get on with, his level of English is excellent and shows so much enthusiasm about the tour and about Georgia. The tour itself is very well put together, we got to see lots of different parts of Georgian culture and try lots of Georgian wines and chacha, made by individual families and factories alike. Some of the stops on the tour were very unique – such as stopping by a roadside traditional bakery and at a local family for lunch – things we never would have done on our own so this tour is so much more than someone just showing you around the standard tourist attractions. There was also a great amount of history in the trip. It was definitely the best tour we did and the best day of our trip to Georgia, we had so much fun! I can’t recommend this tour enough!

October 24, 2018

KirillMur

Group Traveller

Если у вас есть желания про Грузию. Они все исполнятся с этим агентством. Страна ,Еда ,Вино ,История ,Обеды в семьях , гостеприимство и искренность!!

October 14, 2018

Baris A

Couple Traveller

1) We had 2 hour tour in old Tbilisi and Irakli made our day. Very explanatory tour with a very friendly and experienced guide. I can highly recommend it.
2) We had a full day tour to Kazbegi and despite the weather had a wonderful experienced thanks to Marta who is very friendly , knowledgeable and fun pretty young lady made our day a lot of fun. Especially we enjoyed local family late lunch which gave us unique experience which we will never forget. Highlight of the trip though Gergeti Trinity Church which has a bumpy road but view worth it all.
3) Another day we had Cradle of Wine tour which basically takes you to east to see ancient wineries and taste different wines with another local family lunch. Along the way there are different stops which you enjoy the view and learn more about culture and history thanks to Beka which answered all our questions about politics, history and basically anything and never complained!
Overall: Small, yet experienced company provides fine tuned professional tours with excellent value of money. I cannot recommend them enough!

October 4, 2018

Noor M

Group Traveller

My Friend and I did the Cradle of Wine tour and the Kazbegi Adventure Tour.. both were wonderful and fun along with knowledgeable guides. Both tours included home cooked Georgian lunch with a local family, which were the best meals I had in Georgia. Wine and chacha were really good tooooo 🙂
We also very much enjoyed the lovely scenery on the way..
Thank you Irakli & Beka ..

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June 8, 2018

Eesladaria

Family Traveller

Fast and nice email exchange before the trip, very nice driver and guide, nice places visited, great wine and food!

July 20, 2017
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