Khareba Winery | Kvareli Wine Cave
Kvareli Wine Cave – represent the largest storage of Georgian wines kept in the 7.7 km long tunnel shaped wine cellar, which consists of two large parallel tunnels linked with 13 small galleries. The dampness of 70% and the ideal temperature (12-14˚C) for storing and ageing of wine stays throughout the year. In Khareba winery you can taste 30 varieties of the company’s best wines.
60 meters above the tunnels there is a nice building mixed with the nature, the waterfall falling by, and garden with century-old trees, restaurant terrace and the tower, which offers splendid views over the Alazani Valley and Kvareli vineyards.
Kvareli Wine Cave is located in Kakheti region, in the area of town Kvareli, near the bank of river Alazani, carved in the slopes of the Greater Caucasus Mountain Range.
The tunnel construction started in 1950s for military purposes. Tunnel turned out to be not that useful for initial purposes, so it was converted into the storage of Kakheti's finest wines. The collection holds 25 000 bottles of high quality wine.
From 2011 the winery arrayed the surrounded area with special facilities to the complex like Georgian water mill, traditional Georgian bakery “Tone”, Chacha making facility, traditional Georgian Marani with Satsnakheli (Georgian traditional wooden winepress), qvevris (traditional clay vessel) etc.
Please, check Kvareli Wine Caves' offered packages listed below:
• Visit tunnels – 1.5 EUR
• Visit tunnels and taste 2 types of Classic wines (Rkatsiteli white dry and Saperavi red dry) – 7 EUR
• Visit tunnels and taste 2 types of Qvevri wines (Rkatsiteli white dry and Saperavi red dry) – 9 EUR
• Classic package – 20 EUR:
Visit tunnels and taste 4 types of wines: Rkatsiteli white dry, Krakhuna white dry, Kindzmarauli red semi-sweet, Saperavi red dry.
• Premium Package – 35 EUR: Visit tunnels and taste 7 types of wines: Saperavi red dry, Rkatsiteli white dry, Krakhuna white dry, Kindzmarauli red semi-sweet, Saperavi Premium red dry, Kvevri Mtsvane white dry, Sparkling wine
Activities: Making Churchkhela (Georgian sweets made of grape juice and nuts), Chacha (Georgian homemade vodka), baking Georgian bread in Tone, Barbeque
To book private tour, please, contact travel expert here or book itinerary below:
Exclusive Wine Tour to Kakheti 3 Days