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

About the Ship


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Finely Appointed Staterooms and Suites
These are the most spacious in the small ship cruising industry, between 203 and 445 square feet and featuring a full-sized bathrooms, modern amenities and most with private balconies.  

 Owner's Suite                    Cat. AAC

Delicious Cuisine
The Mississippi River region is known for its elegant mix of fascinating cultures which have turned out some of the most tantalizing cuisines in the nation.  America Cruise Line's team of master chefs season each dish with a dash of culture from the ports being visited.  Enjoy Cajun and Creole cuisine in New Orleans such as Chicken & Andouille Gumbo, Creole Bread Pudding with Whiskey Caramel and southern inspired refreshments including mint juleps and fresh iced tea.

Entertainment and Enrichment
Musicians, historians, and naturalists join every cruise to create an entertaining onboard experience.  American Cruise Lines guides you through the origins of rich traditions of music on America's rivers.  Home to many celebrated styles of music including country, jazz, blues and rock n' roll.  Special theme cruises explore the most intriguing facets of American history, culture and landscape.  Whether you are a history enthusiast, music aficionado, culinary connoisseur, love the American landscape - American Cruise Lines has the perfect cruise for you.

Comfortable Lounges and Public Spaces
Enjoy the many spacious lounges and open-air sun deck



  • 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  


  • 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


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


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