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European Culinary & Wine Immersion Cruise

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Bordeaux Wines & Basque Country Gastronomy Cruise

Drinking wine on the Celebrity Constilation

Drinking wine on the Celebrity Constilation

Enjoy a luxurious, round-trip cruise from Southampton, England with ports of call in Spain and France.  On this 12-day wine and food cruise, you will explore the great European vineyards of world-class Bordeaux and sample the unique culinary foods of the Basque region.

This magnificent food and wine vacation will include several special food, wine and cocktail activities including:

  • Cooking Demonstration with a cookbook signing
  • Hands-on cooking class
  • Dinner with Master Sommelier & Michelin Chef
  • Sake Demonstration
  • Wine tastings and food pairings with a Master Sommelier
  • Michelin-star chef dinner
  • Cocktails-at-Home Class with Mixologist

Also, at this great introductory price of $899*, you get inclusive and complimentary services such as:

  • Specialty restaurants, Fine wines, Champagne, Premium spirits, Non-alcoholic beverages, Pre-paid Gratuities for staff including housekeeping, bar service and dining room

Book with us and receive the Fine Living Enthusiast Special Treatment:

  • Private cocktail reception
  • Exclusive shore excursion including tapas bar and museum tour
  • Concierge Host
  • And of course, a bottle of wine

Francophiles – Live the dream!

Select your departure dates from one of the following:

  • Oct. 13, 2012
  • Oct. 25, 2012
  • Nov. 6, 2012
  • Nov. 18, 2102

* Cabins start at $899 but are filing up quickly so call today for availability. Suites are available from just $1,999.

We book air and have access to travel agent specials.  Give us a call for an opportunity at discounted airfare to London.  Also, ask us about pre- and post-cruise land vacations.

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Burgundy & Provence On a Wine River Cruise

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A Food & Wine Travel Extravaganza

Côte d’Azur to Paris – October 30, 2011   from $3,039/pp

Eiffel TowerWhether you’re a wine connoisseur or just an everyday enthusiast, you’ll expand your horizons on this exciting Burgundy & Provence Wine River Cruise. As you leisurely float by the legendary vineyards along the Saône and Rhône Rivers, a distinguished wine authority is available to describe how various grape varieties are cultivated; and will teach you what to look for in a good wine.

wine river cruiseHere are some of the activities you can enjoy on this European wine 11-day adventure:

  • Wine tasting in a wine cellar in Beaune
  • Chardonnay excursion in Burgundy
  • On-board Beaujolais Wine Tasting
  • Food & Wine pairing dinner on-board
  • On-board Wine & Chocolate Tasting
  • World-renown Chateauneuf-du-Pape excursion
  • Visit the France’s gastronomic capital of Lyon
  • Two-night stay in Paris to explore and sight see
  • Architectural highlights of Roman, Christian and medieval influences

Join us for an adventure Bacchus himself would enjoy!  Call today to secure your spot on this extravagant wine and cuisine exploration.  This is one of the best ways to enjoy food and wine travel without blowing the budget.

Ask us about Paris/Nice or London/Paris/Nice pre- and post-cruise extensions on an independent traveler basis.

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