Patz & Hall
2019 Rhone River 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 river cruise, plus a private-to-the-group, educational wine program with private parties, tastings, seminars and hosted dinners.


Welcome Cocktail Party and Reserved Seating for Dinner
Oct. 20
Join your hosts and your fellow group members for a festive cocktail party and dinner in the main restaurant with reserved seating.

(2018 Patz & Hall group)

Seminar & Tasting 
Oct 23

Enjoy the fine wines of Patz & Hall.  Details and tasting lists to follow.


Dinner with Your Host
Oct. 25
A gourmet, multi-course, wine-paired meal will be served.  Each course will be paired with Patz & Hall wine. 




Wine Program Highlights
  • Cruise personally hosted Patz & Hall Winemaker, James Hall
  • Onboard wine education program featuring the impeccable wines of Patz & Hall
  • Private onboard tasting & wine dinners paired with Patz & Hall wines
  • Exclusive Food & Wine Trails optional 3-night pre-cruise Nice land program
  • Optional Food & Wine Trails private wine-themed shore excursions in select ports
  • $100 per person shipboard credit for early bookings 


Cruise Highlights

  • 8-Day Avignon to Lyon cruise on Uniworld's S.S. Catherine
  • Uniworld's All Inclusive Experience
  • Captain's Welcome Dinner and Farewell Reception 
  • Visits to 4 UNESCO World Heritage Sites
  • Cultural enrichment, including a Signature Lecture: "Vincent Van Gogh's Troubled Destiny"
  • Captivating onboard local entertainment


James Hall
Founder & Winemaker, Patz & Hall Winery


  • Accommodations on the S.S. Catherine
  • All meals & entertainment on ship
  • Unlimited wine, beer, spirits, soft drinks, specialty coffee, tea and bottle water
  • All onboard gratuities
  • Airport transfers to ship on arrival / departure dates
  • Uniworld complimentary shore excursions
  • Complimentary Internet & WiFi
  • Complimentary use of bicycles  
  • Captain's Welcome Dinner and Farewell Reception


  • Roundtrip Air
  • Food & Wine Trails Optional 3-Night Pre-Cruise Nice Land Program  
  • Food & Wine Trails exclusive wine themed shore tours in select ports 
  • Optional Uniworld Masterpiece shore tours
  • Premium wine and spirits
  • All items of a personal nature


We really enjoyed the "wine portion" of our trip.  The events were fun, educational and professionally presented.  We certainly will sign up for another trip!

B. Knowlton (Spring, TX.)


90 pts.
2014 Hyde Vineyard Chardonnay

94 pts.
2013 Pinot Noir, Russian River Valley
Chenoweth Ranch