Taste of Bordeaux Wine Cruise
 
 
 

Kim Stare Wallace & Don Wallace & Peter GranoffTASTE OF BORDEAUX WINE CRUISE AND PRE-CRUISE LOIRE VALLEY TRIP

Pre-Cruise Loire Valley Trip:
May 22-25, 2017

Taste of Bordeaux Wine Cruise:
May 25-June 1, 2017


Taste, tour and discover Bordeaux and the Loire Valley with Dry Creek Vineyard owners, Kim Stare Wallace and Don Wallace, and Master Sommelier, Peter Granoff.

Bordeaux is the capital of Aquitaine in Southwestern France and one of the world’s undisputed wine capitals. While on this 7-night cruise, you’ll discover stately châteaux, abundant vineyards and stunning scenery as you sail along the Garonne River and its surrounding estuaries, calling upon port cities like Cadillac, Bourg and Libourne. Enjoy tastings of some of the region’s most distinguished wines and visit notable sights on this incredible journey.

Prior to the cruise, join Kim and Don on a remarkable three day Loire Valley Trip. Experience the French countryside that inspired Kim’s father, David Stare, to head to California 45 years ago to start his own family winery, Dry Creek Vineyard. Discover the landscapes, unspoiled nature, beautiful gardens and breathtaking castles of the Loire Valley, all while sampling the incredible wines that made the region famous.

Here is a closer look at this delicious adventure. We hope you will join us!

PRE-CRUISE LOIRE VALLEY TRIP INCLUDES:
• Private car transfer from airport to hotel
• Welcome wine reception
• One night at the Hotel Regina in Paris
• Two nights at the Hotel Château de la Bourdaisière in the Loire Valley
• Tours and tastings at three wineries in the Loire Valley
• Visit to Chambord Castle
• Tour of a Cognac house in Cognac
• Breakfast included each morning
• Lunch and dinner included both days in the Loire Valley
• All tours, entry fees, guides and motor coach transportation included
• Luggage transfer to AmaDolce
• Tour ends at AmaDolce to begin your cruise

TASTE OF BORDEAUX WINE CRUISE:
During our seven night voyage, you’ll enjoy the following:
• Three dinners featuring Dry Creek Vineyard wines
• “Taste like a Master Sommelier” – M.S. Peter Granoff leads you on a wine discovery through the eyes of a Master Sommelier
• A vertical perspective of Bordeaux blends featuring blends from Bordeaux and Dry Creek Vineyard “The Mariner”
• Two special wine themed shore excursions featuring tastings, tours and lunch

DAY 1 - Bordeaux, France - Embarkation
DAY 2 - Cadillac
DAY 3 - Pauillac
DAY 4 - Pauillac- Blaye - Bourg
DAY 5 - Bourg - Libourne
DAY 6 - Libourne - Cubzac - Bordeaux
DAY 7 - Bordeaux
DAY 8 - Bordeaux - Disembarkation

Contact Expedia Cruise Ship Centers at 877-651-7447 or
WineClub@CruiseShipCenters.com to reserve your space today!

 
     
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  Terms & Conditions:
All rates are per person in USD for cruise only, based on double occupancy in a Category E stateroom unless stated otherwise. $200 deposit is non-refundable. Offer is not combinable with any other promotions/discounts, is limited to availability and subject to termination without notice. Winery representatives and specific wines for the wine cruise may change without notice. Every effort will be made to provide suitable substitutions. Port charges of $168 per person, stateroom upgrades, roundtrip airfare, and gratuities are additional. Other restrictions may apply. CST#2101270-50
 
     
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