Wine tour in mountainous Ajara

Wine tour in mountainous Ajara

The road

The route starts from Adjarian Wine House, which is located in Khelvachauri municipality, village Adjaristskali, by the side of Khelvachauri-Keda main road. Here visitors can browse through vineyard, get acknowledged to whole process, in halls arranged in the eastern style and designed with traditional Georgian elements, taste local wines, on the middle floor one can taste Georgian and international cuisine.

From the Ajarian Wine House route continues along the Batumi-Akhaltsikhe main road, approximately in 10 km, we come to the village Makhuntseti where you can see the Makhuntseti arched bridge and waterfall. On the road and near the waterfall visitors can taste and buy local, high quality honey. In the surroundings of the waterfall there is restaurant, where the visitors can taste bioproducts and meet with the Ajarian cuisine. Our route from the Makhuntseti continues along the Batumi-Akhaltsikhe main road in the village Pirveli Maisi (same as Saghoreti), where is located Shervashidzeebi's family cellar, here is possible to taste wines of following varieties: Ojaleshi, Chkhaveri and Tsolikauri, made in oak barrels. The host has his own farm and can offer to the guests bioproducts and accommodation as well.

From the Shervashidzeebi's family cellar the route ends in the village Vaio, where guests can visit 2 family cellars. So called "Makho's cellar" and Lado Shavishvili's family cellar; In these places one can taste locally produced wines: Chkaveri, Tsolikauri and Aladasturi and taste local meals.

On this route visitors will have the rare opportunity to taste the outstanding wines made from local grape varieties, dishes and learn about the rural life of locals.



  • Route Start/Finish: Village Adjaristskali - village Vaio
  • Route Type: Vehicle
  • Route Length: 31 km
  • Route Duration: 5 hours
  • Road type: Asphalted road, ground road
  • Route Difficulty: Easy
  • Distance from Batumi: 18 km
  • Min/Max m. above sea-level: 43/345
  • Cellular network coverage: Completely


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