O'Brien Estate
2019 Bordeaux Wine Cruise


Trip Registration

REGISTRATION FORM
To book a stateroom on this sailing, you must submit a completed registration form with deposit. For your convenience the registration form can be completed and electronically signed online by all passengers traveling. 
 
For PC users the PDF form can be completed online, saved and returned via email to [email:receptionist@foodandwinetrails.com]. 
 
For MAC users, the process for properly filling in and saving a PDF form is slightly different than on a Windows machine. By default, the Mac’s Preview application is set to open all PDF files, but Preview will not save the data you put into the forms. Right-click on the pdf or hold down the Control key on your keyboard and click on it. A menu will appear, select "Open With". Choose Acrobat Reader from the list of programs.  From within Acrobat you will be able to fill in the fields and save the file with your text and submit the completed form via email.
 
 
PAYMENT METHODS
If you are paying for the deposit by check, mail to: Food & Wine Trails, 141 Stony Circle, Suite 260, Santa Rosa, CA 95401
 
If you are paying for the deposit with a credit card, include your card information on page two of the registration form and FAX to (707) 526-9147.
 
 
DEPOSIT 
Deposit: $875 per person is due at time of booking for all standard stateroom categories.  Deposit amount varies by suite categories, see page 1 of the Registration form for details.
 
 
FINAL PAYMENT DUE DATE:  May 1, 2019
 
 
REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION
All Guests will be required to check‐in online to complete and submit their PASSENGER INFORMATION FORM before final documentation will be processed. Check‐in online at www.uniworld.com/before‐you‐go/expresscheckin. Please complete Express Check‐in as soon as possible after making your booking.
 
TRAVEL INSURANCE
F&WT strongly recommends the purchase of (Allianz) travel insurance to safeguard your trip investment.
 
 
Please note: Cruise escorts, experts scheduled to appear and onboard programming are subject to change with or without notice. For a complete listing of all tour conditions, please refer to page 2 of the registration form. 

HIGHLIGHTS

Wine Program Highlights
  • Cruise personally hosted by O'Brien Estate owners, Bart & Barb O'Brien
  • Wine Program featuring the wines of O'Brien Estate 
  • Onboard events including O'Brien welcome dinner, seminar & tasting, dinner with the winemaker and farewell toast
  • Exclusive optional Food & Wine Trails pre-cruise land program
  • Food & Wine Trails optional private-to-the-group wine-themed Bordeaux shore excursion  
  • $100 per person shipboard credit for early bookings 

 

Cruise Highlights

  • 7-night Bordeaux to Bordeaux cruise aboard Uniworld's newly upgraded S.S. Bon Voyage
  • Uniworld's All Inclusive Experience
  • Captain's Welcome and Farewell reception and dinner 
  • Visit to 3 UNESCO World Heritage sites
  • Médoc wine tasting
  • Guided World War II Bunker Archaeology tour
  • Wine-paired lunch at Château Royal de Cazeneuve
  • "Village Day" with farmers' market in Libourne
  • Free time to explore La Cité du Vin, Bordeaux wine and cultural museum

ABOUT the EXPERT(s)


Barb & Bart O'Brien
Owners and winemaker, O'Brien Estate

INCLUDES

  • Accommodations aboard Uniworld's S.S. Bon Voyage
  • Government taxes
  • All meals & entertainment on ship
  • Unlimited wine, beer, spirits, soft drinks, specialty coffee, tea and bottle water
  • All scheduled airport transfers on arrival / departure dates
  • Uniworld complimentary shore excursions
  • Complimentary Internet & WiFi
  • Complimentary use of bicycles & Nordic walking sticks onshore

DOESN'T INCLUDE

  • Roundtrip Air
  • Food & Wine Trails pre-cruise program 
  • Food & Wine Trails exclusive wine themed shore tour 
  • Premium wine and spirits
  • All items of a personal nature

REVIEWS

Bart and Barb were fabulous hosts and the wine was wonderful!

M. Gaffney (Los Altos, CA)

AWARDS and RATINGS




96 pts.
2012 Proprietary Red Blend 
Unrestrained Reserve

94 pts.
2012 Chardonnay Reserve