Wine Tour in Kakheti
Georgian “Qvevri” winemaking started 8000 years ago and wine is part of the Georgian culture and traditions.
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Vacation Style Holiday Type
Activity Level Leisurely
Group Size Large Group
Georgia situated between Europe and Asia is considered to be a cradle of wine and winemaking. Archaeologists discovered evidence that the culture of wine derivation was germinated in Georgia. Georgian “Qvevri” winemaking method started 8000 years ago. Georgian wine-making is directly connected to the history, culture, and religion of people. Upon arrival of St. Nino in Georgia for preaching Christianity in the 4th century, she held wine cross tied up with her hair. What is more, Georgian creative nature and a particular love for wine are widely expressed in Georgian habits, architecture, ornaments, metalwork, paintings, poetry, songs, folklore and culture in general. History confirms that there existed about 500 breeds of grapes on the territory of Georgia. Nowadays, 27 of them are remained and widely used.
Kvareli – The city is distinguished by numerous rivers. There is a balneological resort with medicinal mineral waters, a lake surrounded by hundreds of trees and a unique wine cellar in the cave in the Caucasus.
Kakheti – Wine and viticulture side in Georgia, which is distinguished by rich historical past, original traditions, cultural monuments, diverse nature, and hospitable people.
- Wine degustation
- Professional tour guide
- All entrance fees
- Travel insurance
- Liquors, beers and bottled beverages
- Photography accessories like cameras etc.