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 host will enhance the experience with upgraded wines at meals, cocktail parties, seminars and winetastings.
July 16, 2017
Welcome Dinner | 7:00 PM*
Join hosts Dick & Jenny Doré in the restaurant for a welcome dinner featuring FOXEN wines.
Wine with Dinner
Dick & Jenny plan to start the cruise off by pouring their Rosé of Mourvèdre in Avignon, feature their other Rhônes through this region, and end with their Pinots and Chardonnays in Lyon.
Wines will be a combination of both library and current release vintages. Here is a list of wines currently scheduled to be poured on select nights of the cruise.
2016 Rosé of Mourvèdre
2014 Cuvée Jeanne Marie, Williamson Doré Vineyard - Parker's Wine Advocate (90) plus a Cuvée Jeanne Marie from Foxen's library
2014 Tinaquaic Vineyard Syrah - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate (93)
2014 Williamson Doré Syrah - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate (93)
2014 Fe Ciega Vineyard Pinot Noir - Robert Parker's Advocate (94)
...and some magnum surprises from the Foxen library
July 19, 2017
Seminar & Wine Tasting | 2:00 - 4:00 PM
Enjoy a tasting of FOXEN wines led by winery owners Dick & Jenny Doré.
2014 - Robert Parker's Wine
July 22, 2017
2013 - Wine Advocate (95), Wine Enthusiast (93), Vinous (92)
and an older vintage to be announced
Farewell Cocktail Party | 5:00 - 6:00 PM
Say farewell to your hosts and fellow group members at a one hour cocktail party and sample some of the chef's personally selected hors d'oreuvres.
PLUS special local Rhône wines - Guigal from northern Rhône and Alain Graillot of Croze-Hermitage
*Time of dinner may change depending on when ship begins dinner service for the evening. Wine selections subject to change.