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Cruise Night at Cuda Ridge Wines for "The Enchanting Rhine:" January 21, 2017 @ 7 pm

Cruise Night at Cuda Ridge Wines for “The Enchanting Rhine:” January 21, 2017 @ 7 pm

Join VinoCruising and AmaWaterways at Cuda Ridge Wines on Saturday, January 21 from 7-9 pm for information about our upcoming Rhine river cruise hosted by Larry and Margie Dino in November 2017.

Whether you’ve already registered, or you want to grab one of the few cabins left on our November 11, 2017 sailing of the AmaKristina, you won’t want to miss this informational evening!  We’ll talk about our itinerary, AmaWaterways, events on board, and more! Larry and Margie will be pouring their fantastic wines, and we’ll have light snacks available for you.   Liz Barrett from AmaWaterways will be there with Margaret and Jeremy from VinoCruising.

Where:  Cuda Ridge Wines, 2400 Arroyo Road, Livermore, CA 94550.  510-304-0914

When:  Saturday, January 21 from 7 – 9 pm

Let us know you’ll be there:  Shoot off a quick email to mminer@dreamvacations.com

Featured Sailings

Splendors of Southern France: August 2, 2017– August 15, 2017

Join Aver Family Vineyards on an extraordinary journey in Southern France! August 2, 2017– August 15, 2017

Begin your journey with Carolyn and John Aver in Lyon. You’ll taste the wonderful regional flavors of the area on your gastronomic walking tour on your first full day in Lyon. The next day, you can venture out on your own to explore this magnificent city, or join us on one of two optional activities: a 3 ½ hour cooking class (featuring a seasonal menu, champagne and wine!) or a full-day tour of the stunningly beautiful Beaujolais region with wine tasting. On August 5, embark on the new Emerald Liberté for a 7-night cruise down the Rhone river as we sail through Provence. On August 12, you’ll begin your 3-night stay in Avignon- with a full day of wine tasting in Châteauneuf-du-Pape before being transferred to your hotel. Enjoy free time the next day, followed by a ½ day of wine-tasting in the Tavel region.

VinoCruising has worked closely with Carolyn and John Aver to create a once-in-a-lifetime Southern France itinerary for you! Per person pricing: $740 Lyon pre-cruise stay; $780 Avignon post-cruise stay; cruise portion begins at $2999 per person. There are only spaces for 3 couples or solo travelers left available: please contact us now to reserve your place!  Wendi Cartwright and Debbie Stevens:  877-288-2202 or wcartwright@dreamvacations.com.

The Enchanting Rhine with Cuda Ridge Wines: November 11-18, 2017

Sail with Cuda Ridge Wines: November 11-18, 2017

Join Larry and Margie Dino, proprietor of Cuda Ridge Wines, aboard AmaWaterways’ AmaKristina as they host this sailing of “The Enchanting Rhine!”

Join us as we begin our journey in Amsterdam, with a tour of the legendary canals… We will visit Cologne before cruising the stunning Rhine Gorge, lined with ruins of medieval castles and fortresses.  Our travels will take us to Heidelberg, and then Strasbourg in the Alsace region of France.  We’ll conclude our journey in Switzerland, with a boat ride on Lake Lucerne.  This all-inclusive river cruise includes:  your excursions; all meals aboard the AmaViola; free-flowing wine with lunch and dinner; visits to historic wineries and vineyards; private wine cellar tours; 3 tastings/educational events with Larry and Margie; and a gourmet wine-pairing dinner prepared by AmaWaterways’ award-winning culinary team.

An optional post-cruise 4-night stay in Switzerland is available.  VinoCruising can assist you with any additional land and air travel arrangements, and is happy to speak with you to answer all of your questions!

Be sure to ask us about the Single Supplement /Waived offer if you are a solo traveler. Secure your stateroom by registering now- our ship WILL sell out.  Pricing begins at $2843 per person.  Final payment is due by 8/3/2017.

To register online and for pricing details, click HERE, or call 800-634-8118 to speak with VinoCruising directly!

About Cuda Ridge Wines:  David  Larry and Margie Dino, the proprietors of Cuda Ridge Wines, have a passion for fine wines which led them to the Livermore Valley – a world-class wine region with wine roots dating back to the mid-1800’s. Over the years, they were inspired to learn more about the craft and traditions of making wine and founded Cuda Ridge in 2007 with a vision for producing premium wines. Small lot, handcrafted, Bordeaux style wines that bring out the wonderful terroir of Livermore Valley are their specialty. Since then each vintage has won many prestigious awards including Wine Enthusiast, San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition, Orange County Fair, and Sunset International Wine Competition. Unique old-world style wines welcome you in each glass from Cuda Ridge. Join them to explore and learn about the wines and wine regions of the Enchanting Rhine!

The Enchanting Rhine with Chisholm Trail Winery: March 31, 2018 to April 7, 2018.

Join Chisholm Trail Winery aboard AmaWaterways’ “The Enchanting Rhine” March 31, 2018 to April 7, 2018.

After boarding the lovely AmaPrima, we begin our journey in Basel, Switzerland. We’ll visit Strasbourg in Alsace and the historic university town of Heidelberg before sailing the stunning Rhine River Gorge, lined with ruins of medieval castles and fortresses. After experiencing Cologne and its majestic Gothic cathedral, we’ll conclude our cruise in the grand capital of Amsterdam with a tour of the legendary canals. This all-inclusive river cruise includes: your excursions; all meals aboard the AmaPrima; free-flowing wine with lunch and dinner; visits to historic wineries and vineyards; private wine cellar tours; 3 tastings/educational wine events with hosts Paula and Mike; and a gourmet wine paired dinner led by our hosts, and prepared by AmaWaterways’ award-winning culinary team. An optional pre-cruise 4-night stay in Switzerland is available.

VinoCruising can assist you with any additional land and air travel arrangements, and we are happy to speak with you to answer all of your questions! Be sure to ask us about the Single Supplement /Waived offer if you are a solo traveler. Secure your stateroom by registering now- our ship WILL sell out early. Click here to register online. Final payment is due by 12/15/2017.  For questions, or to register by phone, please call Wendi Cartwright and Debbie Stevens at 877-288-2202 or email to wcartwright@dreamvacations.com.

SOLD OUT: A Taste of Bordeaux: Fundraising Cruise for the Livermore Valley Winegrowers Association 3/29/18

SOLD OUT

A Taste of Bordeaux: Fundraising Cruise for the Livermore Valley Winegrowers Association 3/29/18

Please join VinoCruising, Wood Family Vineyards, and Nottingham Cellars  for 7 nights on AmaWaterways luxurious AmaDolce for “A Taste of Bordeaux” March 29 – April 5, 2018!  Our sailing is a fundraiser for the Livermore Valley Winegrowers Association:  AmaWaterways is generously donating $400 per double occupancy cabin to support the LVWA.

Begin with an optional two-night stay in Paris, the magical “City of Light,” where you will enjoy a panoramic tour of the city’s top sights. Continue on to Bordeaux, the capital of Aquitaine in Southwestern France. Throughout our journey, we’ll discover stately châteaux, abundant vineyards and stunning scenery as we sail along the Garonne River and its surrounding estuaries, calling upon port cities like Cadillac, Pauillac, Bourg and Libourne. We will Enjoy tastings of some of the region’s most distinguished wines and visit notable sights in this remarkable region! This all-inclusive river cruise includes:  your excursions; all meals aboard the AmaDolce; free-flowing wine with lunch and dinner; 3 on board wine tastings, and all special events with our wine hosts Rhonda Wood (Wood Family Vineyards) and Jeff and Diane Cranor (Nottingham Cellars).   You’ll also enjoy other wine themed activities, including multiple gourmet wine-paired dinners prepared by AmaWaterways’ award-winning culinary team.

For full itinerary and pricing information, contact VinoCruising at 800-634-8118.

The Enticing Douro- August 14-21, 2018: Page Mill Winery

Sail the Enticing Douro: August 14- 21, 2018 with Page Mill Winery

Join Debbie Cristiano of Page Mill Winery aboard AmaWaterways’ AmaVidoas she hosts this sailing of “The Enticing Douro!”

We will begin our journey down the Douro River- with its dramatic gorges, lush vineyards, and tranquil fishing villages- in Porto, and continue on to the ancient and picturesque city of Lamego.  Enter Spain to visit Salamanca, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, as well as the beautiful inland countryside and palace and gardens of Mateus.  Explore the 24th-century Alpendurada Monastery before we conclude our sailing in Porto. This all-inclusive river cruise includes:  your excursions; all meals aboard the AmaVida; free-flowing wine with lunch and dinner; visits to historic wineries and vineyards; private wine cellar tours; 3 tastings/educational wine events with host Debbie Cristiano; and a gourmet wine paired dinner prepared by AmaWaterways’ award-winning culinary team.

 

Prices include a $75 on board credit, and an addition $75 if you are a Page Mill Winery wine club member.  Deposits are $400 per person.

 

An optional pre-cruise 3-night stay in Lisbon is available for $780 per person, based on double occupancy. VinoCruising can assist you with any additional land and air travel arrangements, and we are happy to speak with you to answer all of your questions! 

Be sure to ask us about the Single Supplement /Waived offer if you are a solo traveler. Secure your stateroom by registering now- our ship is filling up.  Pricing begins at $3417 per person.  Final payment is due by 5/1/2018.

To register online and for pricing details, click HERE, or call 800-634-8118 to speak with VinoCruising directly!

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