Kakheti – is a one of the most beautiful regions of Georgia with it’s main Caucasus mountain range snowy peaks, (3300-4500 m), the pass, plains, valleys and fields - and semi-desert areas. It locates in the east of the country. Kakheti is bordered by Russia from the north, from east and south by Azerbaijan. It covers an area of 12.2 thousand square meter. population is 407.2 thousand people.
Amazing to see the Caucasus in Kakheti, with steep slopes that runs on Alazani valley. Kakheti is an ancient and unique winegrowing - wine-making region in Georgia. There are many sorts of grapes grow, and therefore, various and high-quality wines are also are produced ..
Before III-IV centuries Zhaleti was regional center of Kakheti and since IVs the centre has been moved to Ujarma by king Mirian. Telavi is considered as a regional administrative centre since XI century.
XX century Kakheti was actively involved in struggle for the unification . In XV century - after the collapse of Georgia the Kingdom of Kakheti has formed. At that time, the political and cultural center of Kakheti Kingdom was Grammys and later (after the destruction of the Grammy) it moved in Telavi.
Kakheti kingdom existed until the XIX century.