Driving distance: 2h 36min(145 km)
Breakfast in the morning.
First place to visit is Tsinandali museum, which is of Kakhetian nobleman Alexandre Chavchavadze, he was a person who delivered the classical European technology of wine making. You can visit amazing English-French garden, and have a glass of white wine.
After Tsinandali drive to the Lagazi wine cellar, where you can taste 4 types of Georgian wine and taste some of the delicious Tushetian dishes, as Apokhti’s Khinkali, Tatkhuri, red drum bread etc.
Next stop is Gremi monastery. Today, this monument consists of a castle, church and bell tower. In addition to the architectural composition, it is surrounded by a medieval wall with turrets and towers.
The journey continues to Shilda Village, where guests will visit the Chubini Wine Cellar located at the foothills of the Caucasus Mountains. Here, you will taste 2 types of wines fermented in qvevri – big clay vessels buried in the ground. This tradition has been practiced for 8000 years and has become an integral part of Georgian culture and viticulture.
Overnight in Kvareli, at Chubini cottage