This tour is conducted within the Republic of Georgia. It includes visits to private wineries, historical sites, and other venues. Tours begin and end in Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia. We currently offer two tour lengths. The full week(7-day) tour starts on a Saturday and concludes on the following Saturday. The shorter (5-day) tour begins on Saturday and ends on Thursday. Our tours are led by an English-speaking guide.
Our tour primarily takes place within Kakheti, Georgia’s foremost winemaking region. Wine tasting is included for each private winery we visit, along with opportunities to purchase rare vintages. You will learn about the particular winemaking techniques of these wineries.
Please note our minimum participation requirement of 8 guests. While we can accommodate as many as 12 guests on a tour, we need at least 8 to conduct the tour. Please make us aware in advance of any special needs you have, and we will do our best to accommodate you. For more information, see our Terms and Conditions, or email us (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Visas to the Republic of Georgia are not required for US citizens. However, a valid passport with at least six months validity is required. The US citizens can find latest information regarding travel to the Republic of Georgia on the State Departments’ web site.
We advise the citizens of other countries to contact their local equivalent in their jurisdiction for the latest advice on conditions and general information concerning the Republic of Georgia. Non-US citizens are responsible for obtaining all necessary documents for entry (if required).
It is the trip participant’s responsibility to obtain a valid passport and to pay for all visas and entry documents, for meeting all health and other requirements and for any documents required by laws, regulations, orders and/or requirements of the countries he/she will visit.
Qvevri Wine Tours (QWT) is not liable for damages or losses that may result from travel to any particular destination.
It is your responsibility, as QWT tour participant, to ensure that you have all relevant travel and health documents before departure for the country you are visiting, which shall include, but is not limited to, any vaccinations that may be required, ID’s and passport. QWT shall not be liable for any expense incurred resulting from your missing, incomplete or incorrect documentation or any non-compliance with requirements.
Visas are not required for citizens of the following countries:
|All countries of the European Union||State of Qatar||Chile|
|United States of America||Kingdom of Bahrain||Saint Kitts and Nevis|
|the Holy See||The Bahamas||Costa Rica|
|Principality of Andorra||Barbados||South Africa|
|San-Marino||Antigua and Barbuda||Brazil|
|Republic of Iceland||Trinidad and Tobago||Thailand|
|United Arab Emirates||Seychelles||Belize|
|State of Kuwait||Botswana||Saudi Arabia|
Area: 69,700 sq km (26,911 sq miles)
Population: 4 million (approximately)
Language: The official language of Georgia is Georgian. It belongs to the South Caucasian or Kartvelian Languages that also include Svan and Megrelian Languages spoken in Northwest of Georgia. Except this 3 languages some dialects are also used on the territory of the country.
Georgian Alphabet used today is called Mkhedruli and it has 33 letters in use, with 28 consonants and 5 vowels. The alphabet does not have a special form for the capital letters and the letters of Mkhedruli correspond to the sounds of the Georgian language (each sound has its written form).
Religion: Most of the population of Georgia, about 83.9% practices Orthodox Christianity, which was adopted as the state religion in the 4th century. The percentage of other religion representatives is as follows: Moslims – 9.9%; Armenian Christians – 3.9%; Russian Orthodox – 2%; Roman Catholics – 0.8%, as well as a small Jewish communities and Protestant minorities.
Time: UTC +4 1,106,700 (estimate 2009)
Electricity:220 volts AC, 50 Hz. European-type, two-pin plugs are used.
Telephone: Country code: 995; Tbilisi code: 32
Mobile telephone: GSM 900 and 1800 networks. Main mobile operators include Geocell www.geocell.com.ge; MagtiComwww.magtigsm.com and Beeline www.beeline.ge Coverage extends nearly all over the country, except of few lowland areas and some high mountain regions.