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The Cradles of Wine Tour to Armenia & Georgia

  • May 5 - May 12, 2019

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 8 Day / 7 Night Wine Tour of Armenia & Georgia – The Cradles of Wine

 

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Armenia and the Republic of Georgia are often referred to as the Cradles of Wine Making, and with good reason, archeologists have found some of the world’s oldest wine artifacts (some 6000-8000 years old) in the Caucasus mountains. Georgia, in particular was called the ‘Cradle of Wine Civilization’ by none other than Hugh Johnson and the EU acknowledge the slogan “Cradle of Wine” for Georgia’s exclusive use. Both Armenia and Georgia have a similar modern history as well, as both were under Soviet rule, and, more recently, have been experiencing a new renaissance in wine making.

If you’ve been to Croatia or Puglia or Sicily, then you’ll feel at home here. They’re beautiful countries with lush landscapes and warm, welcoming people.

Your tour will start in Yerevan, Armenia, also called ‘Pink City’ because of the many buildings with a pink hue. Under Soviet occupation, Armenia was limited primarily to brandy production so in addition to visiting some of the surrounding newer and traditional wineries, we’ll also visit a brandy producer. We’ll also have a chance to visit the beautiful Lake Sevan, often referred to as ‘Little Switzerland.’

After 3 days exploring this area of Armenia, we’ll cross over to Tblisi, Georgia. We’ll start of with a tour of the “old town” including a visit to Chardin Street with its wine bars. We’ll then head to the Kakheti region for winery visits and an overnight stay in Signagi and then a stay Telavi for more winery visits including a traditional wine monastery. Our tour returns to and concludes in Tblisi, where upon your return home we hope you’ll have fond memories of what could be arguably one of the best wine travel experiences of a lifetime.

How to book and reserve your spot:  Click “Book Tour” above to book your tour today. You will have the option of paying in full, in part or making a deposit. Alternately, for more information, call us at 800-256-0141 or simply click here

Where you’ll be staying on this Cradles of Wine tour

Wine Tour Highlights:

  • Private small group tour of 4-10 people
  • 3 nights in Yerevan, Armenia
  • 2 nights in Tbilisi
  • 1 night in Signagi
  • 1 night in Telavi
  • Breakfast daily
 and lunch or dinner as indicated
  • Private Wine Tastings & Day Excursions
  • Sightseeing & activities (city tours, entrance to museums, etc)
  • Our expert guide (same guide throughout the tour)

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The Bordeaux tours this past May were the best ever: best wine, best food, best company and best visits. Thank you for this experience.

Margie & Neill Bassford Over 15 tours with Wine Lovers Tours Virginia March 26, 2012

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You can click “Book Tour” above to reserve your tour today or the tabs above for photos, itinerary and more. For questions or to learn more simply call us at 800-256-0141 or click here.

Itinerary

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Tour Start Date

May 5, 2019

Single Person Fee

225