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Kartli Wine Tour

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Guramshvili`s Marani (wine cellar)

Chateau Ateni

Chateau Ateni

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Kartli Wine Tour - visit Uplistsike, Chateau Ateni, Guramshvili`s Marani & Tbilisi 8000 Vintages

Starts from: Tbilisi 

Available: All year, every day 

Type: Private full day wine tour

Duration: Seven hours

Total Driving distance: 225 km (4 hr) 

 

Kartli one day private wine tour is the best option for wine enthusiasts to explore the traditional Georgian wine-producing methods of Kartli vine-growing micro zone. 

Tour starts by visiting the historical and the oldest terrors of ‘’Atenuri’’ (PDO- Protected Designation of Origin) wine. Trip also includes excursion and wine tasting in Uplistsikhe Museum-Reserve and one of the largest wineries of Georgia in Saguramo village. At the end of the tour, participate a Georgian wine masterclass in a wine bar, where the sommelier will discuss general and detail specifics of Georgian winemaking methods.

 

Have a wonderful day!

 

Sights to Visit

Itinerary


Day to day

 

Pick up from the hotel.

Drive to Uplistsike, the ancient cave settlement in Georgia. 

The unique wine cellar is cut in a send rock, and is located on the territory of Uplistsikhe Museum-Reserve. The cellar is roofed in a mixed style of Meskhetian “wooden crown” and the flat Bany roof. The building includes Qvevry (clay pitchers) for wine storage and a tasting area. The yard is decorated with ancient vine varieties terraces. A cellar guide serves natural wines produced from local vine varieties (Khidistauri, Atenuri, Chinebli and Tavkveri).

 

Next village is Ateni, just in 15 km from the town Gori. Ateni is the only appellation microzone of the Kartli region, distinguished with the wine ‘’Atenuri’’ (sparkling white wine, blend of Chinuri, Goruli Mtsvane, and Aligote grapes). Visit the local winery ‘’Chateau Ateni’’, get introduced with the winemaker and start excursion through vineyards. After exploring the unique Kartli grape varieties move to the wine cellar and get acquainted with traditional methods of winemaking. Enjoy lunch in Ateni.

Finish the tour with wine tasting and head to Guramshvili`s Marani (wine cellar) in village Saguramo, operated by the Kakhetian Traditional Winemaking company. Have an excursion in the following spaces: traditional winemaking cellar, classic winemaking section, bottling and laboratory section, and a wine cellar. Here, visitors have a chance to see the handmade production method of sparking wine (French Champagne). Taste 3 types of Kartli wines. 

From Saguramo, drive back to Tbilisi. Visit the largest wine bar-shop in Tbilisi named as 8000 Vintages that has a great selection of Georgian fine wine and snacks. Experience 1-hour wine tasting with a qualified sommelier, compare classic and Georgian winemaking methods, and discuss the wine characteristics (wine color, aromas, etc).  

 

At the end of the day, we drop you off to the hotel. Have a lovely evening!

 

Inclusions


Included

  • Private Transportation
  • Professional Guide service
  • 1 x Lunch
  • 4 x Wine tasting in Uplistsikhe, Chateau Ateni, Guramishvili’s Marani, Tbilisi 8000 Vinrages
  • 2 x 0.5 l. bottle of mineral water per person
  • All entrance fees per program
  • Taxes

Excluded

  • More Beverages not mentioned in itinerary

Price


Price

Group size Price per adult
Solo 255 €
2 people 159 €
3-5 people 115 €
6-7 people 96
8-9 people 85 €
10-15 people 84 €
*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 - 42 €
7 years and over - Adult

 

 

 

 

*Online booking deposit will be deducted from the total tour price. You can pay the balance in one of the following ways:

  • Bank transfer - in Euro/USD/GBP currency, no later than two weeks before the tour starts
  • VISA/Mastercard - 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 tours[at]georgianholidays.com

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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More Info


More Info

  • Tbilisi airport private pick up transfer: 25 €
  • Tbilisi airport private drop off transfer: 22 €
  • Individual transfer for Tbilisi airport  double way: 40 €

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

NOTE: Legal drinking age in Georgia is 18.

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 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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