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Vartsikhe Winery

Vartsikhe Winery, Georgia

Vartsikhe Winery, Georgia

Baias wines, Obcha

Baias wines, Obcha

At Baya's, Obcha, Georgia

At Baya's, Obcha, Georgia

Baia Abuladze, winemaker

Baia Abuladze, winemaker

Baias wines, Imereti, Georgia

Baias wines, Imereti, Georgia

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Overview

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Wine Tour in Imereti - to Vartsikhe, Baia`s Wine Cellar and Khareba winery in Terjola

Starts from: Kutaisi

Available: All year

Type: Private Full day trip

Total Distance: 89 km

Duration: 8 hours

The best selection of local winemakers are the highlights of a one-day private wine tour from Kutaisi.

Imereti is one of the significant western wine regions of Georgia. The program brings together three different tasting locations: the medium-sized winery Vartsikhe Marani, a small family winery producing unique bio-wine in the Baia's Wine cellar in the village of Obcha near the town of Baghdati, and the last, the Khareba winery in Terjola, one of the largest producers of Georgian oriental and western wines.

Taste the Imereti grapes and get acquainted with the winemaking traditions of Churi.

We wish you a great day!

Sights to Visit

Itinerary


Day to day

Tour guide will meet you at Kutaisi hotel.

As the tour is private, we start upon your convenience.

Pick-up from Kutaisi hotel. Head to Baghdati, one of the small towns of Imereti region near the Ajameti reserve. The geographic location of vineyards and humid subtropical climate provides the best conditions for producing high acidic wines.

The first wine spot is in Vartsikhe Marani (wine cellar) with the same name as the village has. The cellar owns vineyards both in the west and in the east parts of Georgia. Wines here are made in ‘‘Churi’’ (Qvevri is called ‘‘Churi’’ in Imereti region) by traditional technologies, which give the wine reach phenolic compounds. Walk along the vineyards, discover and get information about the endemic grape varieties of Tsiskha, Tsolikauri, Krakhuna, Otskhanuri Sapere, Aleksandrouli, etc, end the tour in Varsikhe wine cellar with wine tasting of the unique wines.

Continue the trip to another village of Baghdati town - Obcha, visit a small family winery – Baia`s Wine Cellar. George and his young sisters of Abuladze family Baia and Gvantsa trying to bring new life to the region's viticulture. They are the perfect example of young motivated women continuing family traditions. Baia is responsible for white grape varieties producing and marketing, while Gvantsa monitors red grape ones. Traditional Imeretian lunch with wine will be served here.

Next stop is Terjola, Khareba winery, one of the largest producers of traditional and classic wines. Company owns over 1500 h of vineyards of Georgian and European grape varieties.

Drive back to Kutaisi. Drop off to the hotel.

*Optional: evening visit the wine bar – ‘‘Sapere’’ which is named after the widespread red grape varieties (Otskhanuri Sapere) in West Georgia, mostly in the Imereti viticulture region. The bar stimulates and collects wines from local small wineries, as they claim that the unique and exclusive wine can be found in small cellars as a result of winemaker`s hard work. Taste 4 different wines with Imeretian snacks and listen to a story of each bottle.

Inclusions


Included

Transportation:

  • Private Transportation

Staff:

  • Private Professional Guide
  • Private Professional driver

Meals:

  • 1 x Lunch with Georgian wine  

Other:

  • 3 x wine tasting at Vartsikhe, Baia's and winery Khareba
  • 2 x 0.5 l. bottle of mineral water per person
  • All entrance fees per program
  • All local taxes

Excluded

  • Personal expenses and more beverages not mentioned in the itinerary

Price


Price

Group size Price per adult
Solo € 223
2 people € 136
3-5 people € 105
6-7 people € 89
8-9 people € 76
10-15 people € 73
Online booking deposit*:  € 15

 

 

1 person from the group will be FREE of charge if 10 and more adults are traveling together

Child Policy
0-1 years - Free
2-6 years - 36 €
7 years and over - Adult

 

 

 

*Deposit will be deducted from the total tour price.
Balance payment:
As for the remaining sum, you can pay with one of the following methods:
  • Bank transfer - Euro/USD/GBP, any time, but not later than two weeks before the tour starts;
  • Cash - GEL only, directly to the nearest TBC Bank office or TBC Bank Cash terminal no later than begging of the tour. 
For a larger group or custom itinerary please contact us at tours[at]georgianholidays.com
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NOTE: Minimum legal drinking age in Georgia country is 18 years.

*OPTIONAL SERVICES:

  • Wine tasting in Kutaisi wine bar Sapere (4 wine verities): 8 €
  • Dinner with Georgian wine: 22 €
  • Kutaisi airport private pick up service: 23 €
  • Kutaisi airport private drop off service: 20 €
  • Double-way private transfer to/from Kutaisi airport to/from Kutaisi hotel: 38 €

To arrange airport transfers and hotel overnights, contact us tours[at]georgianholidays.com 

Cancellation is free of charge prior 2 days of the starting day.

  • The booking deposit 15 Euro is non-refundable. 

If Tourist cancels the booked tour for some reasons not depending on Tour Operator, the following sums are kept back as a fine:

  • 50% of the total cost of tourist product in case of tour cancellation 5 days or less prior to the tour;
  • 100% of the total cost of the tourist product due to the Tourist's failure to appear.

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