Driving distance: 164 km (3 hr)
After breakfast in Telavi, continue the exploration of Kakheti. First, visit local farmers’ market, where you can make some pictures, purchase fruits, homemade wine, Georgian vodka “Chacha”, cheese and bread, and traditional sweet – “Churchkhela”.
Continue to Tsinandali village (10 km drive) and visit the residence of a nobleman, poet and founder of the first wine factory, Prince Alexander Chavchavadze. Excursion inside the house-museum and garden will take about 30 minutes. Smack a glass of finest Tsinandali cellar white wine - this is a first zip of wine today.
Next wine stop is Shumi winery located in Tsinandali village, just 5 minutes’ walk from Chavchavadze’ Estate. Shumi offers small wine museum and wine garden. Here we taste 2 kinds of wines with snacks.
Drive to Napareuli village, where win’s Wine Cellar and Museum is located. The museum shows the process of Georgian traditional winemaking procedure, as well as other artifacts connected to the local wine making culture.
Have a lunch in win’s Wine Cellar in a comfortable retro-style family restaurant and taste three types of Qvevri wines.
After lunch drive back to Tbilisi. Transfer will take about 3 hours.
In the evening, arrive to Tbilisi, drop of to the hotel.
We wish you to have a nice evening and we are ready to serve you on Georgian roads again!