O'Connell Family Wines
2019 Burgundy & Provence Wine Cruise

Onboard Programs

A F&WT river wine cruise is the perfect opportunity to cruise the rivers through some of Europe's premier wine regions on the top rated ships sailing each river. Onboard the ship, your hosts will enhance the experience with upgraded wines at meals, receptions, seminar and wine tastings.


WELCOME DINNER
July 7


    


COCKTAIL PARTY
July 10

 



SEMINAR & WINE TASTING
July 11


 
 




Wine Pairing Dinner
July 13


 
 

HIGHLIGHTS

Wine Program Highlights
  • Cruise personally hosted by Vintners, Wayne & Gabrielle O'Connell 
  • Onboard wine education program  
  • Private onboard welcome dinner, seminar & tasting, reception and dinner with the winemaker
  • Exclusive Food & Wine Trails optional pre-cruise land program 
  • Optional Food & Wine Trails private wine tour shore excursions in select cities
  • $100 per person shipboard credit for early bookings 

 

Cruise Highlights

  • 8-Day Lyon to Avignon cruise on Uniworld's SS Catherine
  • Uniworld's All Inclusive Experience
  • Captain's Welcome and Farewell Reception & Dinner
  • Visits to 4 UNESCO World Heritage Sites
  • Cruise finale on Bastille Day in Avignon
  • Cultural enrichment, including a Signature Lecture: "Vincent Van Gogh's Troubled Destiny"
  • Captivating onboard local entertainment

ABOUT the EXPERT(s)



Wayne & Gabrielle O'Connell
Vintners, O'Connell Family Wines

 

INCLUDES

  • Accommodations aboard SS Catherine
  • All meals & entertainment on ship
  • Unlimited wine, beer, spirits, soft drinks, specialty coffee, tea and bottle water
  • All onboard gratuities
  • Airport transfers to ship on arrival / departure dates
  • Uniworld complimentary shore excursions
  • Complimentary Internet & WiFi
  • Complimentary use of bicycles  
  • Captain's Welcome and Farewell Gala Dinners

DOESN'T INCLUDE

  • Roundtrip Air
  • Food & Wine Trails Optional Pre- or Post-Cruise Programs  
  • Bastille Day post-cruise overnight and festivities
  • Food & Wine Trails exclusive wine themed shore tours  
  • Premium wine and spirits
  • All items of a personal nature

REVIEWS

We were absolutely delighted with the onboard wine program.  We came, we drank, we learned, we had fun!

C. & D. Crawford (DeWinton, AB)