Georgia is a cradle of winemaking! In Kakheti for aliving wine ...

Georgia is a cradle of winemaking! In Kakheti for aliving wine ...

Price per group

$120

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Duration

9 hours

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I propose to spend a day in the region of winemaking — Kakheti. During the tour we walk through the picturesque corners of this hospitable region, prodegustiruem interesting varieties of Georgian wine, we learn many more interesting facts about wine and Georgian traditions, take a closer look with the bright colors of the Georgian.

The history of Georgian winemaking dates back to 7000-8000 BC.
Despite the fact that archaeological excavations have found traces of winemaking in Turkey, Syria, Lebanon and Jordan, the antiquity of Georgian grape pits has been recognized by the international scientific community and is beyond doubt.

According to legend, St. Nino, Cross Georgians came to Georgia, carrying a cross made of vine, bound by his own hair. So the vine became a symbol of Orthodoxy for Georgians.

The vine is mentioned in the Georgian fairy tales, legends and songs. In the 9th century, even the Academy operated in Georgia, which had a department of winemaking. In the 12th century, the great Georgian poet Shota Rustaveli studied at this academy.

For centuries wine-making was the basis of Georgian agriculture. Now in Georgia there are over 500 names of grapevine.

Price:
Common $120 per group
What is included in activity:

Comfortable vehicle, a bottle of mineral water per person, "Hareba" wine museum entrance tickets, two wines tasting.

What is not included:

Dinner

Activity schedule:

everyday, 10:00

What places will you see:

Monastery Bodbe
Church of St.Stephan in Signaghi
Tasting hall "Graneli" in Kvarelli
Wine Cellar "Hareba" in Kvareli
Fortress Gremi

Activity book period:
You can book tour up to 36 hours in advance.
Languages in what activity is performed:
English, Russian
Directions to meet your guide:

Pushkin monument on Liberty Square, Tbilisi

How long your tour will be:
9 hours
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