O'Brien Estate
2020 Mediterranean 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 luxury cruise, plus a private-to-the-group, educational wine program with private parties, tastings, seminars and a winemaker's dinner.

WELCOME RECEPTION
Sept. 23

Join your hosts, Bart & Barb and meet your fellow cruisers for a fun welcome reception






WINEMAKERS DINNER
Sept. 27

Enjoy a gourmet, multi-course, wine-paired meal served with exquisite O'Brien Estate wine





SEMINAR & TASTING
Sept. 28

Details and tasting lists coming soon






FAREWELL RECEPTION
Oct. 01

Raise your glass and bid a fond "until next time" toast to new-found friends


 

HIGHLIGHTS

Wine Program Highlights:
  • Cruise personally hosted by O'Brien Estate owners, Bart & Barb O'Brien
  • Onboard wine program featuring the impeccable wines of O'Brien Estate
  • Shipboard events including O'Brien welcome & farewell receptions, seminar & tastings, winemaker's dinner  
  • Exclusive Optional Food & Wine Trails pre-cruise Athens land program
  • Food & Wine Trails optional private-to-the-group wine-themed shore excursions in select ports

Cruise Highlights:
  • 9-day cruise aboard Silversea's All-New 596-guest Silver Moon
  • All-suite luxury accommodations with butler service
  • Personalized service with staff-to-guest ratio of nearly 1:1
  • Welcome Aboard flute of champagne greeting from white-gloved staff and personal escort to your suite
  • Fine dining and culinary excellence in an array of open-seating restaurants
  • Gourmet cuisine inspired by Relais & Châteaux



ABOUT the EXPERT(s)


Barb & Bart O'Brien
Owners and winemaker, O'Brien Estate

INCLUDES

  • Shipboard suite accommodations
  • Butler service in every suite
  • Round-trip economy class air
  • Onboard wine education program
  • Complimentary select wines, premium spirits, specialty coffees, bottled water, soft drinks and juices throughout the ship
  • In-suite mini-bar stocked with your preferred beverages including wine and spirits
  • Open-seating gourmet dining in multiple restaurants
  • Paid shipboard gratuities
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi for all suites
  • Complimentary transportation into town in most ports
  • In-suite dining and 24-hour room service

DOESN'T INCLUDE

  • Silversea shore excursions
  • Food & Wine Trails optional pre-cruise & shore tours
  • Travel Insurance
  • All items of personal nature

REVIEWS

Bart & Barb outdid themselves with superb knowledge on wine and with excellent wines!  The experience with O'Brien Estate surpassed my expectations.  We had a wonderful trip and will go on an O'Brien trip again!

C. & T. Fabian (Port Charlotte, FL)

AWARDS and RATINGS



96 pts.
2012 Proprietary Red Blend 
Unrestrained Reserve

94 pts.
2012 Chardonnay Reserve