Trip Calendar

OCTOBER 2018

Pearmund Cellars — Colors of Provence Rhone River Cruise

Cruise: October 25 – November 1, 2018- SOLD OUT
Cruise-Tour: October 22 – November 5, 2018 – SOLD OUT
Ports of Call: Arles, Les Baux, Avignon, Nimes, Tournon, Vienne and Lyon
Winery: Pearmund Cellars – Broad Run, Virginia
Wine Host: Chris Pearmund – Owner & Winemaker

Chris Pearman (in vineyard)

NOVEMBER 2018

Kivelstadt Cellars — Colors of Provence Rhone River Cruise

Cruise: November 1 – 8, 2018 – SOLD OUT
Cruise-Tour: October 28 – November 11, 2018 – SOLD OUT
Ports of Call: Lyon, Collonges, Vienne, Tournon, Avignon, Arles
and by land: Paris, Aix-en-Provence and Barcelona
Winery: Kivelstadt Cellars – Glen Ellen, California
Wine Host: Jordan Kivelstadt, Owner & Winemaker

Jordan Kivelstadt (head shot)

Elk Cove — Melodies of the Danube River Cruise

Cruise: November 2 – 9, 2018 from $3,398.00 per person
Cruise-Tour: November 2 – 12 , 2018 from $4,383.00 per person
Ports of Call: Budapest, Vienna, Krems, Weissenkirchen, Ybbs, Grein, Linz, Passau, Vilshofen
Winery: Elk Cove – Gaston, Oregon
Wine Host: Shirley Brooks, Brand Ambassador

Shirley Brooks – Elk Cove Vineyards

Vineyard Grant James — Captivating Rhine River Cruise

Cruise: November 5 – 12, 2018 from $2,198 per person
Cruise-Tour: November 5 – 16, 2018 from $3,878 per person
Ports of Call: Amsterdam, Cologne, Koblenz, Rhine Gorge/Rudesheim, Mannheim/Heidelberg, Strasbourg, Breisach, Basel
Winery: Vineyard Grant James –  Ramona, California
Wine Host: Susanne Sapier – Co-Owner and Winemaker

Susanne Sapier (with wine bottles)

Muscardini Cellars — Romantic Danube River Cruise

Cruise: November 9 – 16, 2018 from $2,448 per person
Cruise-Tour: November 6 – 16, 2018 from $3,433 per person
Ports of Call: Vilshofen, Passau, Linz, Weissenkirchen, Vienna and Budapest
Winery: Muscardini Cellars – Kenwood, California
Wine Host: Michael Muscardini, Owner & Winemaker

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Dr. Konstantin Frank Wines — Romantic Danube River Cruise

Cruise: November 11 – 18, 2018 from $3,448.00 per person
Cruise-Tour: November 8 – 18, 2018 from $4,433.00 per person
Ports of Call: Vilshofen, Passau, Linz, Weissenkirchen, Vienna and Budapest
Winery: Dr. Konstantin Frank Wines – Hammondsport, New York
Wine Host: Fred Frank, Owner & Master Winemaker

Dr_Konstantin host

Madroña Vineyards - Taste of Bordeaux River Cruise

Cruise: November 15 – 22, 2018 from $3,698 per person
Cruise-Tour: November 13 – 25, 2018 from $5,618 per person
Ports of Call: Bordeaux, Cadillac, Pauillac, Blaye, Bourg, Libourne, Cubzac, Bordeaux
Winery: Madroña Vineyards — Camino, California
Wine Host: Paul Bush – Winemaker

Paul Bush (vineyard grape bite)

APRIL 2019

Spann Vineyards - Taste of Bordeaux River Cruise

Cruise: April 25 – May 2, 2019 from $3,449.00 per person
Cruise-Tour: April 21 – May 5, 2019 from $5,789.00 per person
Ports of Call: Bordeaux, Cadillac, Pauillac, Blaye. Bourg, Libourne, Bordeaux
Winery: Spann Vineyards — Kenwood, California
Wine Host: Betsy & Peter Spann – Owners/Operators

Peter and Betsy Spann (1)

Idle Hour Winery - Colors of Provence Rhone River Cruise

Cruise: April 18 – 25, 2019 from $4,448.00 per person
Cruise-Tour: April 15 – 28, 2019 from $6,638.00 per person
Ports of Call: Arles, Avignon, Viviers, Tournon, Vienne and Lyon
Winery: Idle Hour Winery
Wine Host: Anna Marie Dos Remedios – Winemaker

Anna Marie Dos Remedios and Deb Payne

Trinchero Family Estates - Romantic Danube River Cruise

Cruise: April 19 – 26, 2019 from $2,988.00 per person
Cruise-Tour: April 19 – 30, 2019 from $4,893.00 per person
Ports of Call: Vilshofen, Passau, Linz, Weissenkirchen, Durnstein, Vienna, Bratislava and Budapest
Winery: Trinchero Family Estates
Wine Host: Barry & Kim Wiss

Barry Wiss – Trinchero Family Estates (high res)
Chef Kim Wiss (1)

MAY 2019

Koenig Vineyards - Colors of Provence Rhone River Cruise

Cruise: May 2 – 9, 2019 from $3,549.00 per person
Cruise-Tour: April 29 – May 12, 2019 from $5,739.00 per person
Ports of Call: Lyon, Collognes, Vienne, Tournon, Avignon, Arles
Winery: Koenig Vineyards
Wine Host: Greg Koenig – Owner & Winemaker

Greg and Kristen Koenig

Sinor-Lavallee Winery & Delius Restaurant - Flavors of Portugal & Spain Cruise/Tour

Cruise-Tour: May 14 – 25, 2019 from $5,475.00 per person
Ports of Call: Porto, Entre-Os-Rios, Regua, Pinhao, Vega Terron and Salamanca
Spain Tour: Penafiel, La Ribera Wineries, Segovia, Madrid

Wine Hosts:
Mike & Cheri Sinor – Owners Sinor-Lavallee Wines
Dave & Louise Solzman – Owners of Delius Restaurant

Mike and Cheri Sinor
Dave and Louise (Delius Restaurant)

Romantic Danube River Cruise with Chateau Montelena & La Sirena- SOLD OUT

Cruise: May 19 – 26, 2019 
Cruise-Tour:
May 19 – 30, 2019 
Ports of Call:
Vilshofen, Passau, Linz, Weissenkirchen, Vienna and Budapest

Wine Hosts:
Bo Barrett – CEO of Chateau Montelena
Heidi Peterson Barrett – Owner of La Sirena Winery

BoHeidi (on tractor – vertical) (2)

JUNE 2019

Peachy Canyon - Flavors of Portugal & Spain Cruise/Tour

Cruise-Tour: June 11 – 22, 2019 from $5,145 per person
Ports of Call: Porto, Entre-Os-Rios, Regua, Pinhao, Vega Terron and Salamanca
Spain Tour: Penafiel, La Ribera Wineries, Segovia, Madrid

Winery: Peachy Canyon Winery, Paso Robles CA
Wine Host: 
Douglas P. Beckett, Owner

PHOTO – 2010 Doug and Nancy toasting

JULY 2019

Baileyana, Tangent & True Myth- Romantic Danube River Cruise

Cruise: July 19 – 26, 2019 from $3,349 per person
Cruise-Tour: July 16 – 26, 2019 from $4,189 per person
Ports of Call: Vilshofen, Passau, Linz, Weissenkirchen, Vienna, Bratislava and Budapest
Winery: Niven Family Wine Estates, San Luis Obispo, CA
Wine Host:
 Rob Takigawa – Director of Winemaking

Rob Takigawa photo

AUGUST 2019

Phelps Creek Winery - Rhone River Cruise

Cruise: August 1 – 8, 2019 from $3,399.00 per person
Cruise-Tour: July 29 – August 11, 2019, from $5,295.00 per person
Ports of Call: Lyon, Vienne, Tournon, Viviers, Avignon and Arles
Winery: Phelps Creek Winery
Wine Hosts: Bob & Lynette Morus, Founder’s of Phelps Creek Winery

Bob and Lynette Morus

Schweiger Vineyards - Flavors of Portugal and Spain Cruise/Tour

Cruise-Tour: August 6 – 17, 2019 from $5,443.00 per person
Ports of Call: Porto, Entre-Os-Rios, Regua, Pinhao, Vega Terron and Salamanca
Spain Tour: Penafiel, La Ribera Wineries, Segovia, Madrid

Winery: Schweiger Vineyards, St Helena, CA
Wine Hosts: Sally & Fred Schweiger – Founders of Schweiger Vineyards

Schweiger Host

Charles Krug - Taste of Bordeaux River Cruise

Cruise: August 1 – 8, 2019 from $3,948.00 per person
Cruise-Tour: July 28 – August 11, 2019 from $6,288.00 per person
Ports of Call: Bordeaux, Cadillac, Pauillac, Blaye. Bourg, Libourne, Bordeaux
Winery: Charles Krug Winery, St. Helena, CA
Wine Hosts: Peter and Katie Mondavi of Charles Krug Winery

Peter-Katie-Mondavi-2018-04 (Flyer Shot)

October 2019

Arthur Earl Winery - Rhine & Moselle Splendors Cruise

Cruise: October 31 – November 07, 2019 from $2,848.00 per person
Cruise-Tour:
October 28 – November 11, 2019 from $5,608.00 per person
Ports of Call:
Luxembourg, Trier, Bernkastel, Cochem, Lahnstein, Rüdesheim, Ludwigshafen
Winery: Arthur Earl Winery
Wine Hosts: Winemaker – Arthur A. White

PHOTO – Arthur White of Arthur Earl Winery Santa Ynez CA (1)

NOVEMBER 2019

Brooks Winery - Flavors of Portugal and Spain Cruise/Tour

Cruise-Tour: November 1 – 12, 2019 from $4,843 per person
Ports of Call: Vega Terron, Salamanca, Pinhao, Regua, Entre-Os-Rios and Porto
Spain Tour: Madrid, Segovia, La Ribera Wineries, Penafiel

Winery: Brooks Wines, Amity, OR
Wine Hosts: Janie Brooks-Heuck – General Manager, Brooks Wines

Janie Brooks-Heuck head shot

Hart 2 Hart Vineyards - Enticing Douro River Cruise

Cruise: November 12 – 19, 2019 from $2,949.00 per person
Cruise-Tour: November 8 – 19, 2019 from $4,744 per person
Ports of Call: Porto, Regua, Barca D’alva, Pinhao, Entre Os Rios
Winery: Hart 2 Hart Vineyards
Wine Hosts: Owners Sherrie and Jim Everhart

PHOTO – Sherrie & Jim Everhart

Rabbit Ridge - Colors of Provence Rhone River Cruise

Cruise: November 14 – 21, 2019 from $3,248.00 per person
Cruise-Tour: November 11 – 24, 2019 from $5,438.00 per person
Ports of Call: Lyon, Collognes, Vienne, Tournon, Avignon, Arles
Winery: Rabbit Ridge Winery
Wine Hosts: Erich Russell – Founder, Rabbit Ridge

Rabbit Ridge owners