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Emerald Waterways introduces Wine Lover Cruise


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Emerald Waterways will welcome some esteemed names from the world of wine on board the Emerald Liberté Star-Ship in July this year, for a one-time sailing through the renowned wine-producing region of Provence in the south of France.

This exclusive voyage, departing from Nice on the 27th July 2019 will include a series of special activities and excursions designed especially for wine lovers and aficionados alike. The 7-night voyage will include calls in Arles, Avignon, Viviers, Tournon, Lyon, Chalon-Sur-Saone and Beuane before ending in Lyon on 3 August.

In addition to some wonderful excursions and experiences, guests will be treated to the “Uncorked” events which will include private wine tastings, on-board wine masterclasses and informal Q&A’s complemented by the expertise of British leading Master of Wine, Tim Atkin, Australian Master of Wine, Andrea Pritzker, Canadian wine expert DJ Kearney and American wine expert and talk show host, Robin Stark.

Activities will include a Provencale dinner with wine pairing, a tasting at the famous Chateauneuf-du-Pape wine cellar, an on-board regional wine tasting, an on-board dessert wine tasting masterclass, a visit to Chateau Meursault with a private wine tasting as well as a cheese and olive tasting and pairing. These special wine activities will be included alongside some of Emerald’s signature EmeraldPLUS, DiscoverMORE and EmeraldACTIVE activities.

Emerald Waterways are officially represented in South Africa by Cruise Vacations who are taking bookings for this on-time special wine voyage. Fares start at just $3295 per person sharing and include all of Emerald’s signature amenities such as airport/ship transfers, meals, selected excursions, selected beverages and gratuities.

Jeanette Briedenhann
Jeanette Briedenhann
Jeanette Phillips joined the team in 2016. She developed a passion and love for all things-travel related in her role as travel journalist, a position she held for over seven years. A brief exodus into the corporate marketing sphere proved that there is no better industry than the travel industry. Research and writing are two of Jeanette’s greatest passions, but she is always open to new challenges and different ways of doing things.

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