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SeaDream Yacht Club has announced seven new Wine Voyages for its 2017 season.
The seven- to eleven-day sailings will visit ports in the Mediterranean and offer special wine-themed excursions.
Guests onboard the wine sailings will get a chance to enjoy tastings from celebrated wineries such as Château Gassier, Tenuta San Guido, and Taittinger Champagne. As an exclusive to the Taittinger Voyage, Clovis Taittinger will be onboard, followed by Maison Louis Jadot showcasing champagne and the Burgundy region. At the Winemaker’s Dinner, SeaDream’s Executive Chef will prepare a distinctive menu to complement and enhance the wines of guest winemakers, such as Philipp Wittman, Marilisa Allegrini, and Francesco Mazzei. The Winemaker’s Dinner offers a wine-by-the-glass package, for an additional cost.
Shore excursions will explore the food, wine and culture of the Mediterranean. At each port of call, guests can choose from a variety of activities. Guests can explore the Sorrentino Winery at the base of the volcanic Mount Vesuvius, attend a wine tasting and truffle hunt at Castello delle Regine, or learn the art of making classic paella and how to pair it with local wines in Cartagena.
Here is a full listing of SeaDream’s 2017 Wine Voyage itineraries:
Lisbon to Barcelona, departing April 27 – May 6, 2017
Nine days including boutique ports of Portimao, Gibraltar, Puerto Banus, Malaga, Cartagena, Ibiza, Palma de Mallorca, and Menorca.
Civitavecchia (Rome) round trip, departing June 10 – June 17, 2017
Seven days including ports of Bonifacio (Corsica) overnight, Amalfi, Positano, Sorrento, and Capri.
Civitavecchia (Rome) round trip, departing June 17 – June 24, 2017
Seven days including ports of Portoferraio, Portovenere, Marina di Carrara (Florence, Lucca), Portofino, Saint Florent, and Porto Vecchio.
Civitavecchia (Rome) to Venice, departing August 19 – August 30, 2017
Eleven days calling on ports of Capri, Amalfi overnight, Positano, Taormina (Sicily), Kotor (Montenegro), Dubrovnik, Korcula, Hvar, and Rovinj.
Piraeus (Athens) to Civitavecchia (Rome), departing September 23 – September 30, 2017
Seven days calling on Hydra, Corinth Canal (Transit), Itea (Delphi), Taormina (Sicily), Amalfi overnight, and Capri.
Civitavecchia (Rome) to Nice, departing September 30 – October 7, 2017
Seven days calling on Porto Ercole, Portoferraio (Elba), Livorno (for Florence), Portovenere, Portofino, and Monte Carlo.
Nice to Malaga, departing October 7 – October 16, 2017
Nine days calling on St. Tropez, Sanary-sur-Mer, Cassis, Sète, Barcelona, Valencia, Alicante, and Cartagena.
SeaDream Yacht Club 2017 Wine Voyage fares begin at $4,199 per person based on double occupancy. The fare includes ocean view accommodations, gourmet meals, gratuities, wine with lunch and dinner and more.