Georgian wine according to history is the oldest wine in Europe. Georgian wine is one of the oldest in Europe by history. The earliest evidence of viticulture and wine production to date indicates that wine culture existed in Georgia 8,000 years ago. That gives Georgia the status of a wine country. Kakheti is one of the most famous viticulture regions of Georgia.
During the wine tour, you will follow a unique wine road, that will take you to the beautiful, ancient town of love, Sighnaghi. You will taste the wine and visit the XII century historical monument, Bodbe Monastery. there is the tomb of Saint Nino. She is revered as the female Saint who brought Christianity to Georgia and thus founded Georgian Orthodox Christianity, as it has become today. Furthermore, the unique shape of the Georgian Christian cross is attributed to the preaching of Saint Nino. Afterwards, we will go to the unique wine tunnel in Kvareli. Learn about the centuries-old method of making wine and taste different wines. This tour will help you to get acquainted with Georgia as a different wine production culture.
Sighnaghi or city of love is a town in Georgia’s easternmost region of Kakheti and the administrative center of the Signagi Municipality. Although it is one of Georgia’s smallest towns, Signagi serves as a popular tourist destination due to its location at the heart of Georgia’s wine-growing regions, as well as its picturesque landscapes, pastel houses and narrow, cobblestone streets. Located on a steep hill, Signagi overlooks the vast Alazani Valley, with the Caucasus Mountains visible at a distance.
Tsinandali is a village in Kakheti, Georgia, situated in the district of Telavi, 79 km east of Tbilisi. It is noted for the palace and historic winery-estate which once belonged to the 19th-century aristocratic poet Alexander Chavchavadze (1786–1846) and which, since 2019, is the venue for the Tsinandali Festival
The Monastery of St. Nino at Bodbe is a Georgian Orthodox monastic complex and the seat of the Bishops of Bodbe located 2 km from the town of Sighnaghi, Kakheti, Georgia. Originally built in the 9th century, it has been significantly remodeled, especially in the 17th century. The monastery now functions as a nunnery and is one of the major pilgrimage sites in Georgia, due to its association with St. Nino, the 4th-century female evangelist of Georgians, whose relics are shrined there.