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In a magnificent setting of the Alazani River Valley, stretching from north-west to south-east and covering over 110km between the Great Caucasus and Tsiv-Gombori mountain range, ancient winemaking land of Kakheti is situated. Known for its oenological traditions and history, Kakheti is also the largest and most diverse area in Georgia for quality winemaking. 22 500 hectares of vineyards, at altitudes of 250-650 meters above the sea level, are divided equally between white and red varieties, and contain seven of the most important Specific Viticulture Areas (or AOC as the French would say). On the right bank of the Alazani River you will find Tsinandali, Vazisubani, Akhasheni and Mukuzani AOCs, while Napareuli, Kvareli and Kindzmarauli AOCs nestle in the picturesque foothills of the Great Caucasus, at the left bank of the Alazani River. These appellations are internationally recognized for the production of elegant whites and profound and complex reds.


In the middle of Alazani Valley, lies Kakheti’s largest and the most important city - Telavi. It is on the outskirts of the city, on the way towards the mountains, where Telavi Wine Cellar was founded in 1915. For over a century, we have blended innovation with a sense of history, keeping faithful to the noble traditions of Kakhetian winemaking, while adapting to the modern methods of wine production and presenting  unambiguously Georgian product to the most refined, and discerning global palate. The wines of Telavi Wine Cellar embody the personality and diversity of Georgian viticulture and highlight our determination to present the best of our diverse local grape varieties and distinguished terroir.