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Imereti Wine Tour

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House Museum of Georgian Writer Otia Ioseliani

House Museum Otia Ioseliani, writer

House Museum Otia Ioseliani, writer

Winery Otia's Ezo, Georgia

Winery Otia's Ezo, Georgia

Chateau Chikovani winery, Imereti

Chateau Chikovani winery, Imereti

Chateau Chikovani, Georgia

Chateau Chikovani, Georgia

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Imereti Wine Tour

Starts from: Kutaisi

Available: All year

Type: Private Full day trip

Total Distance: 105 km

Duration: 8 hours

This one-day private wine trip takes you to the unique family wine cellars: Otia Ioseliani's house and Mate’s wine cellar in Tskhaltubo and Château Chikovani in Khoni town. Taste Imeretian wines made in accordance with local winemaking traditions in ‘churi’ (earthenware vessel), receive information about the West Georgia grape varieties, and enjoy the rural day.

Sights to Visit


Day to day

Morning pick-up from Kutaisi hotel. Guide will greet you at the hotel lobby holding the name board. As the tour is private, we start upon your convenience, but suggested time is 10:00.

After greeting, drive to Mate’s wine cellar in Banoja village, located on the way to Sataplia Nature Reserve and Prometheus Cave. Visit traditional western type family wine cellar, taste three kinds of home-made wine.

Continue the tour to the resort town Tskaltubo, located 15 km from Kutaisi. Visit the young household descendant of the prominent Georgian writer Otia Ioseliani at Otia's Ezo. The area combines the house-museum, a winery and a house yard. The young couple – Otia ‘s grandson Otia junior and his wife Nutsa run the house and offer the authentic wine, homemade cuisine and fresh fruits. Have wine tasting of three type Imeretian wines at the ''Ioseliani family' and lunch.

Drive to Chateau ChikoVani, in the village Gordi, Khoni municipality. ChikoVani complex integrates a hotel, restaurant, wine cellar, and courtyard. The wine tour starts from ChikoVani vineyard, where black sea coastal zone grape vine variety Chkhaveri is cultivated. The wine cellar is designed in local, Imeretian style, submerged churi – a local traditional clay jar used for wine fermentation and aging. Different pieces of tools in traditional Georgian winemaking can be found in the wine cellar, e.g. orshimo is a pumpkin scoop that is used to take the wine out of the churi vessel. Excursion in the Chateau finishes with wine tasting.

Drive back to Kutaisi and finish the day trip.

We drop you off at the hotel and wish to greet you on Georgian roads again!





  • Private Transportation


  • Private Professional Guide


  • 1 x Lunch with Georgian wine


  • 3 x wine tasting Mate’s wine, Chateau Chikovani, Otia's Ezo
  • 2 x 0.5 l. bottle of mineral water per person
  • All entrance fees per program
  • All local taxes


  • Personal expenses and more beverages, not mentioned in the itinerary


Group size Price per adult
Solo 325 $
2 - 3 people 210 $
4 - 5 people 181 $
6 - 15 people 158 $
Child Policy
0-6 years - Free
7-12 years - 50%
12 years and above - Adult

*Online booking deposit will be deducted from the total tour price.

The balance can be paid in one of the following ways:

  • Bank transfer - in Euro/USD/GBP currency, no later than two weeks before the tour starts
  • VISA/Master card - in GEL (local currency) in Tbilisi only, before the tour starts, directly to your guide via POS terminal. Card service fee +3%
  • Cash - GEL only, directly to the nearest TBC Bank office or TBC Bank Cash terminal no later than the beginning of the tour.

For a larger group or custom itinerary please contact us at info[at]

Tips for booking procedure:

How to know which “Operator” to select?

You only need to select the Operator name if you have previously communicated with one of our sales agents via phone or email, otherwise please leave it at default.


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NOTE: Minimum Legal Drinking Age in Georgia country is 18 years 

To arrange airport transfers and hotel overnights, contact us info[at] 

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

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

  • The booking deposit 15 $ 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 2 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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