Monastery of Alaverdi was founded by Joseph Alaverdeli in the VI century (one of the 13 Assyrian fathers), it is located in the snowy mountains of the Caucasus Mountains in the background, 20 kilometers from Telavi. Alaverdi was Monastery, but in the XVII-XVIII centuries, the monastery was founded here, where a nun ordained members of the royal family lived. Alaverdi was an important religious and educational center. You can taste traditional Georgian-crafted wine cellar of the monastery.