V.Sattui Winery President's Cruise
2019 Australia & New Zealand

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
Jan. 16, 2019

Gather with your host and fellow group members for an open-bar cocktail hour with passed hors d'oeuvres. 

Seminars & Wine Tastings
Jan. 21 & 23, 2019

Tom is busy digging through V. Sattui's cellar to select wines from their portfolio to bring along on the cruise and share with their guests.
More information to follow.

Winemaker's Dinner
Jan. 22, 2019

Join Tom Davies in one of the ship's specialty restaurants for a special multi-course dinner paired with the award-winning wines of V. Sattui Winery.

 
SAMPLE MENU FROM PAST DINNER:
 
TOSCANA


Farewell Reception
Jan. 29, 2019

Raise a glass and toast your newfound friends and long lasting memories.

 

HIGHLIGHTS

Wine Program Highlights:
  • Personally hosted by V. Sattui President, Tom Davies 
  • Private events including a welcome and farewell reception, wine tastings & seminars, and winemaker’s dinner featuring host wines
  • Optional 3-night pre-cruise Sydney land program including the Hunter Valley
  • Four private shore tour options in Melbourne, Dunedin, Wellington and Napier
  • Free pre-paid gratuities and $150 shipboard credit for early bookings
 
Cruise Highlights:
  • 14-day cruise aboard Oceania Cruises' intimate 680-guest Regatta
  • Open-seating restaurants, all at no additional charge
  • Gourmet cuisine curated by world-renowned Master Chef Jacques Pépin
  • Epicurean enrichment programs, including immersive Culinary Discovery tours in select ports
  • Specialty restaurants including the Polo Grill and Toscana 
  • FREE unlimited soft drinks, bottled water, cappuccino, espresso, teas and juices
  • FREE Internet package PLUS your choice of 8 FREE shore excursions, FREE beverage package or $800 shipboard credit

ABOUT the EXPERT(s)


Tom Davies
President, V. Sattui Winery



Brooks Painter
Director of Winemaking, V. Sattui Winery

INCLUDES

  • Shipboard accommodations
  • Roundtrip air  
  • Ocean transportation
  • All meals & entertainment on ship
  • FREE unlimited soft drinks, cappuccino, espresso, and teas
  • Onboard Wine Education Program

DOESN'T INCLUDE

  • Airport transfers
  • Optional pre-cruise and shore tours
  • Travel insurance
  • All items of a personal nature

REVIEWS

"V Sattui outdid itself on the wine selection and the friendliness and accessibility of the CEO, the winemaker and their wives.  All involved worked so hard at making the cruise a very special one."

L. Andrews (Cincinnati, OH.)

AWARDS and RATINGS


 92 pts
 2014 Los Carneros Chardonnay



   93 pts
   2013 Morisoli Vineyard Cabernet