Chimney Rock Winery

Shore Tours

Food & Wine Trails' (F&WT) private shore tours differ significantly from the typical group tours sold on cruise ships. Our tours are designed specifically for food and wine lovers, focusing on the wine, culture, and cuisine of a region. We take our guests to unique venues, often not accessible to the public and therefore not crowded with tourists. Our guides have been hand selected for their expertise and knowledge of the region, and bring as much to the experience as the destination itself.

The size of our tours are kept relatively small to allow for a more intimate and authentic experience. As a result, shore tour participation cannot be guaranteed to all group members.

A brochure with tour descriptions and registration form will be sent by email and USPA to all confirmed group members 4 to 5 months prior to the cruise. Once released, we recommend acting quickly as they tend to sell out quickly. In the event one or all tour(s) become sold out, your F&WT Travel Consultant can offer you other options.

Please note that before tours are released, all descriptions and included elements are subject to change.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Personally escorted by Chimney Rock Winemaker Elizabeth Vianna
  • Private parties, special tastings & winemaker's dinner
  • Optional 2-night pre-cruise Barcelona package
  • Optional shore excursions exclusive to the group
  • FREE Airfare
  • FREE dining at all specialty restaurants
  • Finest cuisine at sea curated by world-renowned Master Chef Jacques Pèpin
  • FREE unlimited Internet
  • FREE shore tours, beverage package, or shipboard credits with OLife Choice

ABOUT the EXPERT(s)


Elizabeth Vianna
Winemaker & General Manager
Chimney Rock 

INCLUDES

  • 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

DOESN'T INCLUDE

  • Airport transfers
  • Optional shore tours
  • 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, Canada)

"Fabulous Experience. The whole experience exceeded our expectations. This was truly a trip of a lifetime."  T. Downey (Butte, MT)


AWARDS and RATINGS



93 Pts.
2012 Cabernet Sauvignon
Stags Leap District
Ganymede Vineyard

92 Pts.
2012 Cabernet Sauvignon 
Stags Leap District
Tomahawk Vineyard