Zinfandel Advocates & Producers (ZAP)
2018 Danube River Cruise

Onboard Programs

A F&WT river wine cruise is the perfect opportunity to cruise the rivers through some of Europe's premier wine regions on the top rated ships sailing each river. Onboard the ship, your hosts will enhance the experience with upgraded wines at meals, cocktail parties, seminar and wine tasting.


WELCOME DINNER


May 6th
Join your hosts in the restaurant for a dinner featuring special upgraded wines.  
Details coming soon




SEMINAR & WINE TASTING


May 8th, 2:00-4:00 PM
Details and tasting lists coming soon





COCKTAIL PARTY & FAREWELL DINNER
May 12th
Details coming soon
 


HIGHLIGHTS

Wine Program Highlights
  • Cruise personally hosted by Rebecca Robinson of ZAP, Mark Vernon of Ridge Vineyards , Diane Wilson of Wilson Artisan Wineries & Gary Sitton of Ravenswood Winery
  • Onboard University of Zin Wine Education Program  
  • Onboard welcome & farewell receptions, seminar and tasting, private group dinners with host wines
  • Exclusive optional pre-cruise Budapest land program: Discover Hungarian Wines
  • Optional private wine tour shore excursion: Wonderful Wines of the Wachau Valley
  • $100 per person shipboard credit for early bookings! 

 

Cruise Highlights

  • 8-Day Budapest to Passau cruise on Uniworld's SS Maria Theresa
  • Uniworld's All Inclusive Experience
  • Captain's Welcome and Farewell Receptions
  • Visit to 4 UNESCO World Heritage Sites
  • Riesling sampling at Austria's Nikolaihof estate
  • "Royal Anniversary" Mozart and Strauss concert in Vienna

ABOUT the EXPERT(s)


Diane Wilson
Wilson Artisan Wineries



Mark Vernon
CEO, Ridge Vineyards



Gary Sitton
Ravenswood Winery

INCLUDES

  • Accommodations on the SS Maria Theresa
  • All meals & entertainment on ship
  • Unlimited wine, beer, spirits, soft drinks, specialty coffee, tea and bottle water
  • All gratuities, onboard and ashore including local guides and bus tours
  • 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
  • F&WT's Optional 2-Night Pre-Cruise Budapest Program  
  • F&WT's Optional Shore Tour 
  • Premium wine and spirits
  • All items of a personal nature

AWARDS and RATINGS


#7 of the Top Ten of 2016
94 pts.
Ridge Vineyard's 2012 Monte Bello
Santa Cruz Mountains Estate


 


  
  
91 pts.
Ravenswood 2013 Icon Red Blend
Sonoma County


 



90 pts.

Wilson's 2014 Rockpile Reserve
Zinfandel