Wine Tasting at Kakheti & Explore Sighnaghi
Kakheti Wine Region, Georgia
Enjoy wine tasting at Kakheti, the birthplace of wine-making in Georgia and explore Signaghi, the 18th century royal town, as well as Bodbe Monastery.
The tour will drive you to Kakheti region, the most fertile area in Georgia. Bordering the Great Caucasus range with peaks over 3,000m high, the region is best known as the birthplace of viticulture, It is also known for the ancient Georgian technique of producing wine (dated back to 8th century BC) and the technique is still used to produce Qvevri wine, an organic wine unique to Georgia. There are around 500 varieties of wine in Georgia and they are symbol of Georgian hospitable lifestyle and culture. It is also believed to be behind the secret of Georgians' longevity.
You will also visit Signaghi, the 18th century royal town and an important site on the Silk Road. It is surrounded by a defensive wall with 23 towers and it's the longest defensive wall in the region. Finish with the tour with the visit of Bodbe Monastery, most famous of its association with St Nino, the apostle of Georgia.