Driving distance: 112 km
Breakfast at the hotel. Morning drive to Napareuli. Local family, twin brothers created very interesting museum in the vineyard. To demonstrate whole wine making prosses, man-size sculptures were given the roles of activities. Excursion at ‘’Qvevri and Qvevri Wine Museum’’ of Twins' Wine Cellar is a special experience - the showcase the whole process of Qvevri making and Qvevri wine making.
*Qvevri is an egg-shaped earthenware vessel used for making, aging, and storing the wine.
Now, we have to explore two wineries in Shilda village.
The first one has the name of the village – Shilda Winery - It produces 17 varieties of wine, brandy and Chacha (grappa) with carefully selected traditional local grape varieties and modern technology. Have a wine tasting there.
The second local wine cellar is Chubini – owned by a young winemaker who will introduce his story and technologies. Wine tasting and lunch at Chubini.
Continue the tour in Kvareli and visit one of the largest wine storage – Khareba Wine Cave. Company comprises vineyards and wine producing factories, as in the east (Kvareli) as in the west part (Terjola) of Georgia. Khareba produces 50 types of wine from 25 vine varieties and has 7 PDO wines. The location of the winery is impressive, the 7.7-meter tunnel is carved in Caucasus mountains; natural temperature (12-14 degrees) inside creates superb conditions for storing and aging of wine. The tour starts from the tunnel, where you can get detailed information about the history of the winery and current position in local, worldwide markets. Have wine tasting of selected wines (PDO, red dry wine made by Saperavi grape).
Drive back to KisisKhevi.
Dinner and overnight in KisisKhevi at Winery Mosmieri/or Schuchmann Wines Chateau & Spa.