Join a MIR Tour named in National Geographic Traveler’s list of 15 Fabulous Food Tours
This “global tour of flavors” includes king salmon from Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula, and olive oil, truffles, and wine from Italy, Croatia, and Slovenia.
MIR’s contribution? Cheesy khachapuri and meaty khinkali dumplings from the Republic of Georgia, via MIR’s culinary tour, A Taste of Georgia: Wine, Cuisine & Culture.
“This itinerary explore four regions of the country, including the wine country of Kakheti, where ceramists make qvevri, the huge earthenware vessels used to ferment wines.”
See for Yourself!
Set off to explore gorgeous Georgia this October on a 12-day culinary and cultural caravan that traverses a country entwined with grapevines, overflowing with wine and abounding in hospitality. In the company of local MIR hosts, discover the history and living traditions of this ancient country through its chefs, winemakers, artisans and musicians.
The article that includes our delectable tour is on page 80, “Toasting the Caucasus,” of the June/July 2016 issue (hardcopy). You can also read the full article on the National Geographic Traveler website.
Travel to Georgia with MIR
MIR has 30 years of unmatched destination expertise and travel planning experience, hand-crafting tours to Georgia and the South Caucasus since 1986. Fall in love with this part of the world on MIR’s small group tours to Georgia:
- A Taste of Georgia: Wine, Cuisine & Culture
- Treasures of the South Caucasus
- Ancient Kingdoms of North East Turkey & Georgia
You can also opt to travel on your dates and at your pace on one of MIR’s private independent trips or on a private journey of Georgia, customized to your desired dates and style.
Top photo: Tasting at Pheasant’s Tears Winery in Georgia. Photo credit: John Wurdeman
PUBLISHED: May 31, 2016