For just about as long as people have known how to make wine, Georgians have been harvesting grapes and using their own techniques to produce wines that have become famous around the world. Visit some of the regions in Georgia that are famous for their wines, and meet with the people that make them. These include vineyards and wine cellars, as well as families that produce wines using the most traditional methods. With stops at Shiomgvime Monastery, Ori Marani Wines, and Merebashvili’s Marani Wine Cellar, this day tour is the best tour for those with a taste for wines and an interest in Georgian wines.
Tbilisi – Shiomgvime – Igoeti – Kaspi – Tbilisi
In the morning meet your guide and driver to start the wine tour in the Kartli region of Georgia. Depart Tbilisi and drive towards Mtskheta. Visit the Shiomgvime monastery, first founded in 6th century. Enjoy the magnificent views from this sacred place, find out more about the daily life Georgian monks past and present.
Continue to Igoeti village in the heart of Kartli. The road passes through several traditional Georgian villages. Visit the Ori Marani Wines, a bright startup of a professional French wine maker. Wines of Ori Marani are product of the unique mix of Georgian and French wine making technologies.
Continue towards Kaspi. Visit Merebashvili’s Marani Wine Cellar. Find out more about the pure Kartlian technologies of wine making and enjoy the hospitality of traditional Georgian family. Wine tour, wine tasting and lunch. Drive back to Tbilisi drop off at your hotel/place.
Duration: 8 – 9 hours
- All transfers as per itinerary;
- Sightseeing tour program with English speaking guide;
- Entrance tickets to sights as per itinerary;
- Mineral water (0,5l per person);
- Wine tour and wine tasting at Ori Marani and Merebashvili’s Marani;
- Lunch at Merebashvili’s Marani.