Indulge your palate during hosted dinners, wine tastings and meet-and-greets with renowned wine experts. Enjoy specially curated shore excursions that explore the region’s endless array of delectable cuisine and legendary wines on this special voyage.
Justin Baldwin, founder of JUSTIN WINES hosts this Mediterranean itinerary from Barcelona to Venice aboard the all-suite, all-balcony Seven Seas Explorer®. Indulge your palate during hosted dinners, wine tastings and meet-and-greets with the renowned wine expert. In addition, attend shore excursions that explore this region’s endless array of delectable cuisine and legendary wines.
Former investment and international banker Justin Baldwin founded JUSTIN Vineyards & Winery in 1981 when he purchased 160 acres west of Paso Robles on California’s Central Coast and planted his vineyards.
Since its inception, Justin has focused his efforts on producing world class Bordeaux style blends from the estate. He is one of the earliest producers of that style of in the New World. His efforts have been rewarded with past and present vintages earning 90+ points by the major wine publications. More encompassing recognition has come from awards such as the Grand Sweepstakes award winner, Best of class, Best of Region, the coveted Pichon Lalande trophy for “World’s Best Blended Red Wine” and Wine Spectators Top 10 Wines of the World. Justin has consistently earned praise of the wine press with recognition from the likes of Robert M. Parker Jr. naming Justin Baldwin one of his “Wine Heroes of the Year” and the “Star of Paso Robles”, and James Beard Foundations “Great American Winemaker Award.
A Spotlight on California Wines sailing with Regent Seven Seas Cruises® and Artful Travelers provides the incredible opportunity to meet with famous wine makers from the renowned Napa Valley region in Northern California and learn from their decades of experience and knowledge.
This 13-night itinerary aboard the luxurious Regent Seven Seas Mariner® will explore the world of food and wine with special tastings, unique dining experiences and enlightening lectures. Guests will have access to our incredible host of experts and lecturers – fascinating personalities with their fingers on the pulse of food, culture, current events and the arts.
Meet and interact with top cultural personalities and minds alongside their featured guests at panel discussions and presentations. Additionally, private dinners and cocktail receptions allow for one-on-one conversations during the unforgettable voyage.
Special guests for this sailing will be announced shortly.
Mention the group code “Wine” at the time of booking to be included in all Spotlight on Wine activities.
Taste the notes and savor the bouquets of a variety of fine wines on this Spotlight voyage hosted by Barry Wiss, the Vice President of Trade Relations for the Trinchero Family Estates. In addition to his current role, Barry has also established one of the industry’s most innovative culinary and wine education programs, Vine to Dine® and looks forward to sharing his years of expertise on this special journey. A Certified Wine Educator and Certified Sommelier, Barry will host two wine tastings including one entitled, Mastering Wine w/ the Aroma Wheel. Enjoy a number select vintages throughout your time aboard from Trinchero Napa Valley, Neyers, Folie a Deux, Ziata, Mason and Bieler pere et Fils. Shoreside, partake of the local flavors of the Mediterranean and take advantage of specially curated shore excursions on this unique voyage.
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- 2-For-1 All-Inclusive Fares
- FREE Roundtrip Business Class Air*
- FREE Unlimited Shore Excursions
- FREE 1-Night Pre-Cruise Hotel Package*
- FREE Unlimited Beverages Including Fine Wines and Premium Spirits
- FREE Open Bars and Lounges PLUS In-Suite Mini-Bar Replenished Daily
- FREE Pre-Paid Gratuities
- FREE Specialty Restaurants
- FREE Transfers Between Airport and Ship*
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