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Celebration of Wine River Cruises

Whether you are a wine novice or a self-described oenophile with your own wine cellar, we invite you to indulge in one of our more than 60 exclusive “Celebration of Wine River Cruises” through Europe’s most celebrated wine regions. These thrilling wine-themed European sailings provide a unique and delicious dimension to already enticing itineraries—with enhanced epicurean experiences included in the price of the cruise. No matter which of our palate-pleasing journeys tempts you most, you’ll be treated to one of the world’s most perfect trifectas: travel, wine and elegant cuisine.

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See what waits for you on our Celebration of Wine River Cruises

Epicurean Experiences

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Premier Vineyards and Cellar Tours

One of the most delightful aspects of our Wine Cruises is visiting Europe’s unique vineyards and wineries. Whether you’re strolling through France’s 14th-century Château de Montaigne or visiting Austria’s historic and majestic Burg Clam, you’ll taste history every step of the way among storied vines.

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Authentic Encounters

Connect with artisans and vintners within the same fields in which their ancestors toiled. Learn how best to pair decadent chocolate with wine; discover how olives transform into the Mediterranean’s prized nectar, olive oil; or be tempted by Austria’s famed Wachau Valley apricots.

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Food and Wine Pairing – A Unique Art

Indulge in wine perfectly chosen to meld with the food on your plate and on your palate at an unforgettable dinner designed to heighten the relationship between the two. Rosemary-crusted lamb? A clear match for Châteauneuf-du-Pape. Oysters on the half shell? Try a Loire white.

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Meet Your Personal Wine Host

Our Wine Hosts are professional winery owners, winemakers, wine instructors and certified sommeliers from renowned North American wineries. These enthusiastic individuals lead you through wine tastings, interactive discussions, and a carefully curated food and wine pairing dinner, as well as accompany you on select excursions ashore. Guided by their passion and expertise, you’ll delight in discovering the differences between New-World and Old-World wines. SEE HOSTS

Storied Wine Regions

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