Ridge Vineyards
2019 Burgundy & Provence River 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 cruise, plus a private-to-the-group, educational wine program with private parties, tastings, seminars and a winemaker's dinner.


Welcome Reception & Dinner
June 16, 2019


Gather with your host and meet your fellow travelers over hand-selected Ridge Vineyards wines 





Wine Tasting & Lecture
June 17, 2019






Wine Hour
June 19, 2019







Ridge Vineyards Hosted Dinner - Reserved Seating
June 21, 2019






 



 

HIGHLIGHTS

Wine Program Highlights
  • Cruise personally hosted by John Olney, Lytton Springs COO & Winemaker
  • Onboard wine education program  
  • Private onboard welcome reception & dinner, wine tasting & lecture, wine hour, group dinner
  • Exclusive Food & Wine Trails optional pre-cruise Nice land program
  • Optional Food & Wine Trails private wine tour shore excursions in select cities
  • $100 per person shipboard credit for early bookings 

 

Cruise Highlights

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

ABOUT the EXPERT(s)


David Amadia
President, Ridge Vineyards



John Olney
Ridge Vineyards' Lytton Springs COO & Winemaker

INCLUDES

  • Accommodations on the SS 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 and Farewell Gala Dinners

DOESN'T INCLUDE

  • Roundtrip Air
  • Food & Wine Trails Optional 2-Night Pre-Cruise Program  
  • Food & Wine Trails exclusive wine themed shore tours  
  • Premium wine and spirits
  • All items of a personal nature

REVIEWS

"Ridge staff were excellent - superb wine, excellent presentation of wine history and Ridge Vineyards."

J. Byer (North Myrtle Beach, SC)

AWARDS and RATINGS


98 pts - 2014 Monte Bello 



92 pts -  2015 Estate Chardonnay
92 pts. - 2015 Lytton Springs Zinfandel