The wine cellar of Alaverdi Monastery is one of Kakheti’s most distinctive. Located within the monastery territory, on the site of the historical wine cellar (8th-10th centuries), where 40 Qvevris were recently unearthed. It was restored in 2006 by the Badagoni wine company and now includes a classic wine hall, a large 6th century Qvevri warehouse, an ethnographic corner, a tasting room, and a souvenir shop. 

Traditional white and red Qvevri wines produced by the monks of the Alaverdi Monastery wine cellar include Rkatsiteli, Mtsvane Kakhuri, Kisi, Khikhvi, Saperavi and Chacha.

The monastery was founded in the 9th century.

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Alaverdi village, Akhmeta

Kakheti region