Discover Georgia

Forktown & Kargi Gogo Collaboration Tour

October 8th - 17th, 2019

*2020 details coming soon

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Heidi Burnette of Forktown Food Tours & Sean Fredericks of Kargi Gogo are co-hosting a culinary tour to the beautiful and relatively undiscovered country of Georgia. This country is magical in every sense of the word, from legendary hospitality to an ancient wine culture, we are honored to share this tour with you!

Heidi has 13 years experience of creating and hosting guided tours all over the world from Portland to Italy to China and now to Georgia. Sean spent two years living in Georgia with the Peace Corps, soaking up every ounce of Georgian food, wine, and culture and is now co-owner of one of the hottest restaurants in Portland, Oregon, Kargi Gogo.

We are registering guests now! Please email us for more information or to register for the tour.

Check out the daily itinerary and terms and conditions at the bottom of the page.

tour basics

  • When:  October 8th - 17th 2019

  • Duration:  9 nights, 10 days

  • Price: $3895 double occupancy, $600 single supplement; pay by check and receive $100 discount             

  • Deposit & Payment: 30% deposit due by March 1st, 2019 with final payment due August 15th, 2019

  • Group Size: 10 - 18 guests

  • Locations: Tbilisi, Kartli, Signaghi & Telavi wine regions, Kazbegi, and Samtskhe-Javakheti

  • Airports: Arrival & departure airport Tbilisi (TBS)

  • Includes airport transfers, hotel accommodations, daily breakfast, most meals, activities, walking tours, cooking classes, winery visits, and tastings, etc. 

  • Most activities based around food and wine, but we will also explore the historic and cultural highlights of each region

  • Interested in booking this tour?  Email us to get on the waiting list; guests on the list will be offered first right of refusal to book spaces on tour in the order requests are received

tour highlights

  • Walking tour of Tbilisi

  • Dezerter Market tour and cooking class featuring khinkali, Georgia’s famous dumplings

  • Tours and tastings in several major wine regions including Kartli, Telavi, and Sighnaghi

  • Visit to ancient terraces where wine makers are planting some of the rarest grapes in the world

  • Easy hiking and gorgeous mountain views in Kazbegi

  • Supra style dinner in the home of a famous “tamada” or toastmaster

  • Explore Vardzia, a centuries old cave city where monks still live today

  • Qvevri maker visit, one of the very few qvevri makers left in Georgia

  • Farewell dinner with polyphonic musical group & traditional dancing

  • Boutique accommodations