Breakfast at the hotel.
Driving distance: 168 km
Drive to the eastern part of Georgia – Kakheti, the largest winegrowing region (70% of the country’s production), where the 15 appellation microzones can be located out of state’s total 20. Our first wine stop is at village Manavi – Giuani winery, which using both traditional and classic methods of winemaking. Have a wine tasting and get to know more about the signature of this winery. From Manavi head to town Sighnaghi. Follow the cobbled roads and walk along the famous medieval curtan wall, from where you will have stunning views over the valleys of river Alazani and peaks of the Greater Caucasus mountains.
Afterward visit ‘’Okro`s Wines’’ in the town that focuses on producing the natural (bio) wine from Kakhetian grape varieties: ‘’Rkatisteli’’, ‘’Mtsvane’’, ‘’Saperavi’’, etc. All wine is made with traditional Georgian methods (fermenting, storing, aging in Qvevri-clay vessel). Have wine tasting, lunch, and enjoy the fascinating views of Alazani valley.
Continue our wine tour in Tsinandali (dry white wine, blend of Rkatsiteli and Mtsvane grapes) winemaking estate. Have excursion in House Museum of Alexander Chavchavadze a Georgian aristocrat and romantic poet. By his initiation Georgian classic winemaking started and wine was bottled for the first time. Taste a glass of wine. After the excursion reaches Kisiskhevi village for overnight.
Dinner and overnight in Kisiskhevi at Winery Mosmieri/Schuchmann Wines Chateau & Spa