Papapietro Perry
2018 Mississippi River Cruise
June 2 - 9, 2018

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 2, 2018 
Join Ben, Yolanda, Bruce and Renae and fellow group members for a toast to the adventures that lay ahead.




Seminar & Tasting - June 4, 2018

Enjoy the fine wines of Papapietro Perry.  Details and tasting lists to be announced soon.




Winemaker's Dinner & Farewell Reception - June 8, 2018
A gourmet, multi-course, wine-paired meal will be expertly paired with wines from Papapietro Perry



 

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Personally hosted by winery owners Ben & Yolanda Papapietro and Bruce & Renae Perry
  • Welcome reception, fireside chat gatherings, a winemaker's dinner and farewell reception
  • 1-Night Pre-Cruise New Orleans hotel plus optional 2-night extended hotel stay exclusive to Food & Wine Trails group
  • Food & Wine Trails optional exclusive-to-the-group shore tour  

INCLUDES

  • 7-night round-trip New Orleans cruise aboard America
  • 1-night pre-cruise New Orleans hotel 
  • Shipboard gratuities
  • Complimentary American Cruise Lines' Featured shore tours
  • Complimentary cocktail hour each evening
  • Spacious staterooms, many with balconies
  • Nightly entertainment
  • Open-seating dining with exquisite regional cuisine
  • Complimentary WiFi

DOESN'T INCLUDE

  • Airfare 
  • Airport to/from ship transfers
  • American Cruise Lines' Premium and Signature shore tours
  • All items of personal nature

AWARDS and RATINGS



92 pts.
2014 Pommard Clones Pinot Noir
Russian River Valley

91 pts.
2014 Nunes Vineyard Pinot Noir
Russian River Valley

90 pts.
2014 Dry Creek Valley Zinfandel

90 pts.
2015 Peters Vineyard Chardonnay