Total driving: 127 km (2h 19 min)
After breakfast drive to the village Velistsikhe and visit Numisi Wine Cellar - one of the oldest wineries in Kakheti. The cellar and dining hall, ethnographic yard and bread bakery, are constructed in order of traditional heavy field stones without stucco, and represent the best examples of domestic lifestyle and dwelling of 16th c. *Optional Wine tasting in available here.
After Velistsikhe head to the village Tsinandali and visit House Museum of Alexander Chavchavadze. Prince Chavchavadze was Georgian nobleman, military figure of Russian Imperial army, poet and a public figure of 19th century. Nowadays, Chavchavadze’s residence, mixed English-French style garden, enoteca and wine cellar operates as a museum. Tour includes a glass of Tsinandali white wine.
Next stop is Twins’ Wine Museum located on the left bank of Alazani river in the village Napareuli. This private museum describes whole process of traditional - inner Kakhetian wine making method in the transparent 500-liter pitchers: fermenting, natural filtrating and aging wines in inner Kakheti.
Continue the tour to Gremi - the remnant of a medieval city that functioned as the capital of the former Kingdom of Kakheti in the 16th-17th centuries. Currently, the architectural monument of the Royal Citadel of Gremi consists of the Church of the Archangels, a three-story residential castle of King Levan I, a bell tower, a wine cellar, an evacuation tunnel and is surrounded by a medieval wall with turrets and towers.
At the end of the day, drive to Telavi town for overnight.
*Optional Wine tasting in available in all above mentioned villages.