Wine Lovers' Cruises

Discover the finest vintages Europe has to offer nestled in serene scenery

Exclusive Wine-Themed Cruise

The Flavours of Burgundy & Provence with International Wine Experts

Departs: July 27, 2019

Sail through the renowned regions of Provence and Burgundy including stops in Chateauneuf-du-Pape, Chalon-Sur-Saône, and Chateau Meursault featuring a variety of private tastings and lectures hosted by our team of international Wine Experts.

Fly for $699 per person + Save $500 per person*

Prices now from $4,795 per person for a Panorama Balcony Suite. 

Exclusive Uncorked experiences included:

  • Chateau visit and Cheese and olive wine pairing on-board with Canadian Celebrated Sommelier instructor DJ Kearney
  • Visit and wine tasting at the Chateauneuf-du-Pape wine cellars with Master of Wine Tim Atkin
  • Guided walking tour of local vineyards with US wine expert Robin Stark
  • Dessert wine pairing with Australian wine expert Andrea Pritzker
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Choose your wine region

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The Moselle, Germany

A tributary of the Rhine, the Moselle’s German stretch is regarded as one of the country’s most beautiful river valleys. Winding between the cities of Koblenz and Trier, the Moselle is banked by terraced vineyards growing the world’s favourite Riesling grapes – used for the region’s popular white wines. When sailing atop the Moselle, take time out to enjoy the local wine produce – routinely voted amongst the top three white wine varieties in the world.

Top Varietals: Riesling | Elbling | Müller-Thurgau

Cruise: Legends of the Moselle, Rhine & Main

EmeraldPLUS:
Wine tasting at the Bishop’s Residence Cellars in Würzburg
Regional wine lecture on-board in Koblenz
A local wine tasting in Bernkastel

Douro Valley, Portugal

Emptying into the sea when she reaches Portugal’s second city, Porto; the Douro benefits from a long stretch winding between beautiful vineyards. Producing Portugal’s famed port wine, the Douro region possesses a slow and idyllic pace of life – with vineyards and winemakers welcoming guests to learn how their delightful vintages are produced (and taste test the wines, of course).

Top Varietals: Port fortified wine | Tinta Barroca | Touriga Franca

Cruise: Secrets of the Douro

EmeraldPLUS:
A Portuguese food history and wine culture lecture on-board in Pinhão
A Port cocktail lesson on-board sailing from Pinhão to Vega de Terrón
A dinner hosted at a traditional rural wine estate in the Régua area

EmeraldACTIVE:
A guided walk through the vineyards in Pinhão

DiscoverMORE:
Visit to Mateus Manor House with wine tasting

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Rhone Valley, France

Few countries have a winemaking prestige to match France, and the Rhône Valley is amongst the nation’s finest wine growing regions. The village of Châteauneuf-du-Pape is renowned around the world for producing exceptional vintages, creating more than 110,000 hectolitres of wine every year. The Mediterranean climate of the south of France provides the perfect setting to enjoy a glass or two of the local fare whilst relaxing on your private Emerald Waterways balcony.

Top Varietals: Syrah | Grenache | Mourvedre

Cruise: Sensations of Lyon & Provence

EmeraldPLUS:
A regional wine lecture on-board in Tournon
A cheese and olive tasting on-board in Viviers

EmeraldACTIVE:
A guided hike through the vineyards in Tournon