city is located in eastern Georgia, in the Northeast slope bottom of Gombori and Alazani valley. The regional administrative center of Kakheti. The last station of Telavi-Tbilisi railway line. It is 550-800 m above sea level, 158 km from Tbilisi. It was declared a town in 1801. Telavi is a home of wine. There are Museum of Art, and the castle theater highlighting folk song and dance in Telavi. In Telavi it is possible to arrange a perfect 2-3 day excursion, the ideal place for Georgian food and wine tasting.