Discover Georgia

Forktown & Kargi Gogo Collaboration Tour

October 2019

Church with qvevri.jpg

Heidi Burnette of Forktown Food Tours & Sean Fredericks of Kargi Gogo are co-hosting a culinary tour of 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.

Tour information, including date, time, price, and final itinerary will be available by mid-January 2019 with a 30% deposit due by February 15th and final payment due mid-August. Please email us to get on the waiting list for more information when it becomes available; guests will be contacted in order and will be given the first opportunity to make a deposit.

tour basics

  • When:  October 2019, exact dates TBD

  • Duration:  TBD

  • Price: TBD double occupancy, TBD single supplement             

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

  • Group Size: 8 - 14 guests

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

  • Airports: Arrival & departure airport Tbilisi (TBS)

  • Includes all breakfasts, most meals, activities, walking tours, a cooking class, wine tastings, etc. 

  • Most activities based around all things culinary, but we will also explore the historical highlights of the major regions visited

  • 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 with Dezerter Market food tour

  • Cooking class featuring khinkali, Georgia’s famous dumplings

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

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

  • Easy hiking and hot springs visit to Borjomi

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

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

  • Farewell dinner with polyphonic musical group & traditional dancing

  • Boutique accommodations in Tbilisi