Cheers! Oceania Partners with Winery to Create Oenophilic Voyage

Mission Hill Family Estate and Oceania Cruises have joined together to create the ultimate wine lovers experience with "Pearls of the Riviera," a fine wine and food-themed luxury cruise in the Western Mediterranean onboard the line's 684-passenger ship Nautica.

Oceania Cruises' 10-Day "Pearls of the Riviera" itinerary operates between Barcelona and Rome on October 15, 2011.

Mission Hill's Director of Wine Education, Ingo Grady and his wife Patti will be hosting the cruise. Grady will guide guests through a series of private wine seminars on the Okanagan Appellation, as well as the Old World wine regions along the Riviera.

There will also be an exclusive shore excursion to Badia a Passignano, one of Chianti Classico's finest wine estates, owned by the illustrious Antinori family.

Ports of Distinction:

    * Barcelona, Spain
    * Portofino, Italy
    * Valencia, Spain
    * Livorno, Italy (Florence/Pisa)
    * Palma de Mallorca, Spain
    * Amalfi, Italy (Positano)
    * Marseille, France (Provence)
    * Sorrento, Italy (Capri)
    * Monte Carlo, Monaco
    * Civitavecchia, Italy (Rome)

Rates start at USD $4,499 per person and include airfare.