Mtskheta is very rich in landmarks and historic sites. The city is special with its monuments that tell a lot of things about the ancient history. Archaeological findings claim that people lived in the neighborhood of Mtskheta from 2nd millennium BC. Mtskheta was the capital of the Eastern Georgian kingdom of Iberia since 3rd century BC, then in 5th century King Vakhtang Gorgasali moved the capital to Tbilisi. In Mtskheta one can visit Jvari Church, which is a true architectural masterpiece of the early Medieval Period and overlook the confluence of Aragvi and Mtkvari rivers from the top of the hill, and Svetitskhoveli, the main cathedral of Mtskheta and a sacred place where the robe of Christ is kept.
The Caucasus is important for winemaking and Georgia itself is considered to be the homeland of the wine culture. Winemaking is an ancient tradition in the Mukhrani area. In 2007, Château Mukhrani started to build its modern wine making facility. And the same year, the Company made its own wine from the grapes harvested in its own vineyards. Mukhrani (“decorated with oak trees“) is one of the most beautiful Georgian villages, set in one of the most attractive places in the East of Georgia, on the strip of low-land between the Caucasus and Trialeti mountain ranges in the basin of Ksani and Aragvi rivers, 35 km from Tbilisi. The vineyards of the Château are located on the best selected plots of this exquisite soil. Chateau Mukhrani is one of the must-visit venues to get a fascinating insight into the traditions and secrets of Georgian wine-making, blended with remarkable stories about the Georgian royal family