About Complex Château Mere:
“Chateau Mere” opened in September 2011 near Telavi, the main city of Kakheti, Georgia’s wine-producing region. It is just 1.15 hour drive East from capital Tbilisi. “Chateau Mere” a 1,500 sqm stone castle with four pointed towers and wood paneled balconies occupies 15,000 square meters of land. To accommodate diverse interests of its guests Chateau Mere complex comprises fifteen guest rooms, a winery, a restaurant, a big conference hall, a gift shop, an outside swimming pool and a horse stable. There is a spacious conference hall for 100 persons equipped with all modern amenities. The conference hall with an open veranda in the backyard is conveniently located by a Lounge Bar Mere where coffee breaks and lunches are served.
“Chateau Mere” entertains its guests and visitors with a wide range of activities: picking and crashing grapes, learning about wines and cheese making, baking bread, making churchkhelas (fruit leather coated walnuts), riding horses, hiking, shopping for local produce, products and hand-crafted gifts.”Chateau Mere” arranges tastings of the Winiveria fine dry red and white wines from Georgian endemic grape varieties such as Kisi (awarded with the Gold Medal at the 3rd Georgian National Wine Contest in 2010), Khikhvi, Kakhuri Mtsvane, Rkatsiteli and Saperavi. The Mere Restaurant serves Georgian traditional cuisine made from organic food from local produce catered to all pallets.
“Chateau Mere” has an outside swimming pool and open-air Jacuzzi on the roof with a gorgeous view of Caucasus Mountains and Alazani Valley. The local weather extends the swimming pool season from May till October. “Chateau Mere” has the best location for hiking to Shuamta Old and New Monasteries and Mountain Tsivi and for horseback riding tours to the 8th century monastery Shios Marani and the 6th century monastery Ikalto Academy.