O'Brien Estate
2018 Alaska

Onboard Programs

A F&WT wine cruise is two programs rolled into one. You have all the onboard entertainment and creature-comforts of a deluxe cruise, plus a private-to-the-group,
educational wine program with private parties, tastings, seminars and a winemaker's dinner.




Welcome Reception 
Aug 9
 
Join your hosts, Bart and Barb, and your fellow group members for an one-hour Welcome Reception and O'Brien Estate wines. 
 




Seminars & Tastings 
Aug 10 & 12

Enjoy the fine wines of O'Brien Estate.  Details and tasting lists to follow.

                                                                                                                                            




Winemakers' Dinner 
Aug 13
A gourmet, multi-course, wine-paired meal will be served in one of the onboard specialty restaurants, Polo Grill or Toscana.  Each course will be paired with O'Brien Estate wine. 
 

Farewell Reception
Aug 15

Share stories, pictures and bid a fond "until next time" toast to new-found friends

HIGHLIGHTS

Wine Program Highlights
  • Personally escorted by owners, Bart & Barb O'Brien
  • Private parties, special seminars and tastings & winemaker's dinner served with O'Brien Estate wines
  • Food & Wine Trails exclusive 2-night optional Seattle wine pre-cruise program with special guest Paul Gregutt
  • Food & Wine Trails optional shore excursions exclusive to the group
 
Cruise Highlights
  • FREE Airfare
  • FREE dining at all specialty restaurants
  • Finest cuisine at sea curated by world-renowned Master Chef Jacques Pèpin
  • FREE pre-paid gratuities and $150 shipboard credit per stateroom
  • FREE unlimited Internet
  • FREE shore tours, beverage package, or shipboard credits with OLife Choice Bonus

ABOUT the EXPERT(s)


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

INCLUDES

  • Shipboard accommodations
  • Roundtrip air to Seattle
  • Ocean transportation
  • All meals & entertainment on ship
  • FREE unlimited soft drinks, cappuccino, espresso, and teas
  • Onboard Wine Education Program

DOESN'T INCLUDE

  • Airport transfers
  • Optional pre-cruise and shore tours
  • Travel insurance
  • All items of a personal nature

REVIEWS

"I have had reservations about 'cruising' but they have been abated by this first experience...Bart & Barb O'Brien were gracious, generous, amazing hosts".

B. Wilkinson (Philadelphia, Pa.)

AWARDS and RATINGS




96 pts.
2012 Proprietary Red Blend 
Unrestrained Reserve

94 pts.
2012 Chardonnay Reserve