Arista & Mauritson 2018 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
June 6, 7:00 - 8:00 PM in Horizon's Lounge
Gather with your hosts and meet your fellow group members for 
a festive welcome aboard event


Seminars & Tastings
June 11 in Toscana
Arista: 10:00AM  - 12:00 PM 
Mauritson: 2:00 - 4:00 PM 

Your onboard hosts will lead guests through a tasting of wines from hand-picked selections from Arista and Mauritson
Special Winemaker's Dinner in Polo Grill
Group 1 - June 12, 6:30 PM
Group 2 - June 13, 6:30 PM 

A gourmet, multi-course, wine-paired meal will be served in Sirena's specialty restaurant, Polo Grill. 
Each course will be expertly paired to a wine selection from our host wineries.

Farewell Reception
June 15, 7:00 - 8:00 PM in Horizon's Lounge


Wine Program Highlights:
  • Personally hosted by Mark & Jennifer McWilliams of Arista Winery and Clay & Carrie Mauritson of Maruritson Family Wines 
  • Private events including a welcome  & farewell receptions, wine tastings & seminars, and winemaker’s dinner featuring host wines
  • Optional Food & Wine Trails exclusive 2-night pre-cruise Barcelona program
  • Private wine-themed shore tour options in Toulon, Livorno and Cadiz
  • Free pre-paid gratuities and $150 shipboard credit per stateroom for early bookings
Cruise Highlights:
  • 10-day cruise aboard Oceania Cruises' elegant, Riviera
  • Finest Cuisine At Sea, served in a variety of distinctive 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 renowned Red Ginger, Polo Grill, Toscana and Jacques  
  • FREE unlimited soft drinks, bottled water, cappuccino, espresso, teas and juices
  • FREE Internet package PLUS your choice per stateroom of 6 FREE shore excursions, FREE beverage package or $600 shipboard credit


Mark & Jennifer McWilliams
Arista Winery

Clay & Carrie Mauritson
Mauritson Wines


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

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


    "Seminar tastings world class & pairing Polo menu with Arista wines superb!"

    J. & L. Pohlmann (Seal Beach, CA)


    97 pts.
    Arista Pinot Noir
    2014 Two Birds Estate Vineyard

    95 pts.
    Arista Chardonnay
    2014 Banfield Vineyard

    94+ pts.
    Mauritson Zinfandel
    2015 Rockpile BLACK SHEEP

    94 pts.
    Mauritson Cabernet Sauvignon
    2013 LOAM "Positas"