Sonoma Magazine
2020 Australia & New Zealand Wine Cruise

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
Jan. 06





SEMINAR & TASTING (AldenAlli)
Jan. 11







SEMINAR & TASTING (Red Stitch)
Jan. 12






WINEMAKER'S DINNER
Jan. 18





FAREWELL TOAST
Jan. 19


 

HIGHLIGHTS

Wine Program Highlights:
  • Personally hosted by Steve Falk & Michael Zivyak of Sonoma Media Investments; Dan Kosta, AldenAlli Winery and Rich Aurilia, Red Stitch Wines 
  • Private events including a welcome and farewell reception, wine tastings & seminars, and winemaker’s dinners featuring host wines
  • Optional Food & Wine Trails' pre-cruise Sydney land program including the Hunter Valley
  • Food & Wine Trails' private optional shore tour options in select cities
  • Free pre-paid gratuities and $100 shipboard credit per stateroom for early bookings
 
Cruise Highlights:
  • 14-day cruise aboard Oceania Cruises' newly refurbished 680-guest Regatta
  • Open-seating restaurants, all at no additional charge
  • Gourmet cuisine curated by world-renowned Master Chef Jacques Pépin
  • Epicurean enrichment programs, including immersive Culinary Discovery tours in select ports
  • Specialty restaurants including the Polo Grill and Toscana 
  • FREE unlimited soft drinks, bottled water, cappuccino, espresso, teas and juices
  • FREE Internet package PLUS your choice per stateroom of 8 FREE shore excursions, FREE beverage package or $800 shipboard credit

ABOUT the EXPERT(s)


 
Dan Kosta
Proprietor, AldenAlli Winery


Rich and Amy Aurilia
Co-owners, Red Stitch Wines



Steve Falk
CEO, Sonoma Media Investments


Michael Zivyak
President & Publisher, Sonoma Magazine

INCLUDES

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

DOESN'T INCLUDE

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

REVIEWS

The Sonoma Magazine activities were well planned and executed.  The hosts were involved with everyone and that allowed all of us to appreciate the tours.  

J. & B. Steffey (Suanee, GA.)

AWARDS and RATINGS



92 pts.
AldenAlli
2015 Pinot Noir Sonoma Coast



95 pts.
Red Stitch
2015 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon