Unique Voyages for Wine Lovers


Ultra luxury Silversea Cruises is offering travellers a new ‘Wine Series’ collection of 11 voyages this year especially designed for wine enthusiasts. On each prestigious wine cruise, guests with a passion for fine wines will enjoy sampling great vintages and learning about the tradition and art of winemaking in special tastings and lectures conducted by wine professionals, vineyard owners and winemakers. Depending on the itinerary, guests may also have the chance to explore some of the world’s most celebrated wine regions on optional guided shore excursions. On board each of Silversea’s luxurious cruise ships, guests will also enjoy an extensive complimentary selection of fine red and white pairings with both lunch and dinner. 

Following is a list of the ‘Wine Series’ experts and the voyages in 2013 on which they will be hosting an enrichment program devoted to wine appreciation:

Eileen Crane, founding winemaker and president of Domaine Carneros, Napa Valley, California and Lawrence d’Almeida, Silversea Wine Ambassador & former winemaker

–Voyage 7309, Silver Explorer, 29 April–13 May, Lisbon to Portsmouth

Lawrence d’Almeida, Silversea Wine Ambassador & former winemaker

–Voyage 1329, Silver Cloud, 16–25 October, Nice to Barcelona
–Voyage 2336, Silver Wind, 3-21 December, Las Palmas to Cape Town

Brian Davis, wine connoisseur and holder of Wine & Spirit Education Trust diploma 

–Voyage 4308, Silver Whisper, 1-16 May, Fort Lauderdale to Southampton

Ken & Grace Evenstad, founders, Domaine Serene Vineyards & Winery, Dundee Hills, Oregon
–Voyage 2316, Silver Wind, 30 May-8 June, Rome to Venice

Lyn Farmer, wine expert and senior editor of The Wine News magazine

–Voyage 3328, Silver Shadow, 12-29 September, Vancouver to Tokyo
–Voyage 3329, Silver Shadow, 29 September-9 October, Tokyo to Shanghai
–Voyage 1334, Silver Cloud, 20 December-5 January, Buenos Aires to Valparaiso

Tor Kenward, founder of Tor Kenward Family Wines, Napa Valley, California

–Voyage 5312, Silver Spirit, 10-18 May, Venice to Istanbul

Florencia Palmaz, CEO of Palmaz Vineyards, Napa Valley, California
–Voyage 1333, Silver Cloud, 11-20 December, Rio de Janeiro to Buenos Aires

Pam Starr, co-owner and manager, Crocker & Starr Winery, Napa Valley, California
–Voyage 1314, Silver Cloud, 9-16 May, Barcelona to Monte Carlo



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