Tsinandali Estate is the cradle of classical winemaking of Georgia, the place where Georgian wine was first bottled. Saperavi of 1841 and other 19th century historical vintages are still preserved at Princely Oenotheque. In the collection starting from 1814, one can find Tsinandali, Saperavi, Chateau Lafitte, Chateau d’Yquem and other legends of the period.
Under Prince Alexander Chavchavadze Tsinandali Estate on the one hand continued 8000 year long tradition of Georgian winemaking while at the same time creating standard of modern technological approach. Today this noble tradition continues and ancient kvevri and classical European winemaking still coexist.
Unique vineyard is bordered by canyons and forest creating detached territory with superb terroir planted with 11 Georgian vine species.
Everything Tsinandali Estate utilizes to create its famous produce is tailor-made for the Estate. Chacha distilling plant ensures balance between aroma and purity of genuine chacha.
Alexander Chavchavadze was born 230 years ago in 1786. His legacy as a creator of modern Georgian winemaking lives on and Tsinandali Estate still offers best of Georgian wines and spirits.