Exclusive Culinary and Wine Voyages & Tours

 

Epicurean Wine Cruises & Tours invites luxury travelers with an appetite for global flavors to join us on our unique hosted destinations. These special itineraries offer guests a perfect blend of wine-related experiences and excursions in grand capitals and charming towns as well as exclusive to our group events at sea. You’ll taste local cuisine, relish vintner lectures and tastings, partake in optional private tours and enjoy epicurean gourmet delights with our winery hosted winemakers dinner-all at no additional cost.
Whether you have a seasoned appreciation of fine wine, or simply indulge in a sip here and there, this is a wonderful way to uncork the traditions of the local culture and learn about the region you’re visiting all while travelling with a small like-minded group of new friends.

Crystal Cruises – Crystal Symphony Perth to Sydney

Radio Host & Australian Chef Sally James

Australia & Tasmania February 2, 2018

Exclusive 3-day Margaret River wine tour featuring Palmers Vineyards & Winery and Leeuwin Estates. Both wineries are award winning wines, located in the world- famous Margaret River Region of Australia.
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Cass Vineyards & Winery

Bordeaux & Nice to Barcelona

July 17, 2018 ~ 10 Days

Aboard our ship the Silver Whisper incredible destinations beckon – from Nice’s playground for the rich and famous, to Barcelona’s grand avenues – which fizz with creativity and culture. In between, mingle with the owners of the gleaming yachts moored in St. Tropez, sail to sun-kissed Corsica, and unwind beside the finest of Mallorca’s and Sardinia’s milky blue waters.
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Alpha Omega Winery

Melodies of the Danube

October 26, 2018 ~ 7-NT’s

Add a unique, epicurean dimension to our ” Melodies of the Danube” with Alpha Omega Winery in Napa hosting this itinerary on our exclusive wine cruise. On this sailing, you will uncork local traditions, savor intense flavors and enjoy palate-pleasing adventures as you explore wondrous and unforgettable destinations. You will have the choice to join special tours that are designed to bring Europe’s rich wine heritage to life and, what’s more, Rick Patton from Alpha Omega will be on board to lead tastings and suggest pairings with Ama Waterways award-winning cuisine. This cruise is a one-of-a-kind way to not only see, but also to taste – don’t miss this chance to indulge as you cruise along the legendary waterways of Europe.
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Peachy Canyon Winery ~ Paso Robles

Asian Culinary & Wine Silversea Cruise

November 24, 2018 ~ 14 Days

Deepen your knowledge and appreciation of fine wines and create delightful memories that will linger forever. On our Asian wine cruise you’ll discover and savour some of the most exquisite wines the world has to offer whilst immersing yourself in a stunning variety of scenery. World-class vintners and Silversea’s Wine Ambassador will be onboard to share their expertise and introduce you to superlative varieties and vintages. One-of-a-kind tastings and private tours to renowned vineyards and wineries will captivate your senses. A fascinating introductory sommelier course is a further highlight of your transoceanic voyage, adding to your discernment and enjoyment of the noble art of wine.
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Past Cruises

 

Crystal Cruises – Food and Wine Festival – Goddesses and Gladiators

Guest Chef & Chef Patron of the Gauthier Soho Restaurant, Alexis Gauthier

Greece & Italy May 1 – May 13, 2016

Visit the isle of Delos, mythological birthplace to siblings Apollo and Artemis; and journey to the isle of Capri, famed for its Blue Grotto. Click here to learn more.

Crystal Cruises – Food and Wine Festival – Grandeur Of Alaska

Culinary Superstars Nobu Matsuhisa & Fumio Hazu

Round trip Vancouver July 17, 2016 10 days

Discover a land where totem poles reach toward the sky and bald eagles soar over dynamic glaciers; a land of onion-domed churches, gold-rush outposts and breathtaking natural beauty. Click here to learn more.

Gloria Ferrer Caves & Vineyards – Romance on the Rhone River

Eva Bertran with Gloria Ferrer Caves & Vineyards

Barcelona to Paris July 15, 2016

Spend 3 nights in Barcelona, then savor an enchanting 7-night cruisethrough Provence, ending with a 3-night stay in Paris. Click here to learn more.

Regent Seven Seas – Masters & Legends

Hosted by Dr. Janetta Bento; Smithsonian Journeys

Monte Carlo to Athens October 4, 2016

Embrace Your Passion for Travel on the Seven Seas Explorer. Click here to learn more.

Silversea Expeditions – A Taste of Heaven

Personally hosted by Rudi Scholdis, Culinary Director
Lawrence D’Almeida, Wine Ambassador

Portugal to Britain April 29, 2016

This journey from Portugal to Britain offers a feast for the senses. Enjoy a private visit to the famed Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao. Visit an oyster farm in Saint Malo, the “Pirate City”. Sip tea at exquisite Sausmarez Manor on Guernsey, the island that Victor Hugo called “”the rock of hospitality and liberty”. Click here to learn more.

Taste of Bordeaux

Personally hosted by Christopher Silva, President & Chief Executive Officer, St. Francis Winery

Paris to Bordeaux August 5, 2016

Spend 2 nights in Paris, followed by an enchanting 7-night cruise roundtrip from Bordeaux, ending with 2 nights in the Loire Valley and 1 night in Paris. Click here to learn more.