Featured Sailings

 

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!

Montreal to New York with the Wente Winemakers Studio: October 15-25, 2018

Montreal to New York with the Wente Winemakers Studio: October 15-25, 2018

Join the Winemakers Studio aboard the six-star Crystal Symphony for the “Autumn Tapestry” sailing: 10-day Montreal to New York voyage – October 15- 25, 2018. 

Special onboard Winemakers Studio experiences hosted by Wine Educator, Kevin Gott.  Exclusive events include: private welcome reception; private wine-paired dinner; NEW Winemakers Studio wine class; optional wine tour in Halifax; farewell party.

Register now by clicking here: http://wcartwright.dreamvacationsgroups.com/WenteWinemakersStudio  or contact Debbie Stevens and Wendi Cartwright at 877-288-2202 or dstevens@dreamvacations.com for additional information.

 

Paris to Normandy with Las Positas Vineyards: November 8-15, 2018

Paris to Normandy with Las Positas Vineyards: November 8-15, 2018

Experience AmaWaterways’ beautiful and historic “Paris and Normandy” itinerary November 8-15, 2018 with Curt Pipes of Las Positas Vineyards

Explore both the dynamic metropolitan city of Paris and the pastoral treasures of Normandy. The “City of Light” always sizzles while Normandy beckons with its stunning coastline, incredible food and artistic beauty. Stroll through Monet’s gardens at Giverny and the charming harbor town of Honfleur. Indulge like a local with calvados, cheese and seafood. Visit historic Les Andelys, Rouen and the unforgettable beaches of Normandy. Then be awed by Paris, taking in some of its top sights including the grand Musée d’Orsay, featuring countless works from Impressionist Masters.  Your Wine Host Curt Pipes will conduct 3 seminars featuring Las Positas Vineyards wine and host a magnificent wine-paired dinner that will be the highlight of our sailing!  Optional 2-day Paris Extension for $780 per person:  November 15-17, 2018

Please join us!  Register now here: http://wcartwright.sealuxegroups.com/20067  or call Annette Lommerin at 925-800-9414

 

Rhine and Moselle Splendors with McGrail Vineyards: November 8-15, 2018

Rhine and Moselle Splendors with McGrail Vineyards:  November 8-15, 2018

Join McGrail Vineyards aboard AmaWaterways’ AmaDante on their “Rhine and Moselle Splendors” river cruise!

We will begin our journey along two of Europe’s most alluring rivers, the Rhine and Moselle. Expand your imagination in fairytale villages, such as Cochem, Bernkastel and Riquewihr, where folklore and history come alive in every street. Whimsical fantasies also come to life at Siegfried’s Mechanical Museum and at Schwetzingen Gardens. Encounter fascinating Roman ruins, medieval towns with colorful half-timbered houses and enchanting castles as we cruise along two of Europe’s most captivating rivers!

This wine-themed river cruise includes:  your excursions; all meals aboard the AmaDante; daily “Sip and Sail” Happy Hour; free-flowing regional wines with lunch and dinner; 3 on board wine tastings and lectures with McGrail Vineyard’s wine maker Mark Clarin.  You’ll also enjoy other wine themed activities, including a gourmet wine-paired dinner prepared by AmaWaterways’ award-winning culinary team and hosted by Mark.

An optional pre-cruise 3-night stay in Paris is available ($1320 per person, double occupancy) and well as a 3-night post-cruise stay in Zurich ($1260 per person, double occupancy). 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!

To reserve your stateroom, please click here:  http://wcartwright.dreamvacationsgroups.com/McGrail or call Debbie Stevens and Wendi Cartwright at 877-288-2202.  You can also email Debbie at dstevens@dreamvacations.com

 

A Taste of Bordeaux" with Aver Family Vineyards: March 21-28, 2019

A Taste of Bordeaux” with Aver Family Vineyards:  March 21-28, 2019

Join John and Carolyn Aver on their 3rd river cruise adventure!

We will set sail roundtrip from Bordeaux aboard the AmaDolce. 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; daily “Sip and Sail” Happy Hour; free-flowing regional wines with lunch and dinner; 3 on board wine tastings.  You’ll also enjoy other wine themed activities, including a gourmet wine-paired dinner prepared by AmaWaterways’ award-winning culinary team.

Click here to register:  http://wcartwright.dreamvacationsgroups.com/Aver or call Debbie Stevens and Wendi Cartwrights at 877-288-2202.  You may also email Debbie at dstevens@dreamvacations.com

 

A Taste of Bordeaux" with Cuda Ridge Wines: March 28- April 4, 2019

A Taste of Bordeaux” with Cuda Ridge Wines:  March 28- April 4, 2019

Join Cuda Ridge Wines, aboard AmaWaterways’ AmaDolce on “A Taste of Bordeaux” river cruise 

We will set sail roundtrip from Bordeaux aboard the AmaDolce. 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; daily “Sip and Sail” Happy Hour; free-flowing regional wines with lunch and dinner; 3 on board wine tastings.  You’ll also enjoy other wine themed activities, including a gourmet wine-paired dinner prepared by AmaWaterways’ award-winning culinary team.

An optional pre-cruise 4-night stay in Spain is available ($1200 per person, double occupancy) and well as a 3-night post cruise Loire Valley/Paris extension ($1140 per person, double occupancy). 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!

Secure your stateroom by registering now- our ship WILL sell out early.  Final payment is due by 12/15/2018.

To register, call Wendi and Debbie at 877-288-2202 or click here: http://wcartwright.dreamvacationsgroups.com/CudaBordeaux2019

About Cuda Ridge Wines:  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!

 

Flavors of Portugal and Spain" with 3 Steves Winery: April 4-11, 2019

Flavors of Portugal and Spain” with 3 Steves Winery:  April 4-11, 2019

Join 3 Steves Winery for AmaWaterways’ “Flavors of Portugal and Spain” hosted by Steve Ziganti

Set sail in Porto, the beautiful “City of Bridges” and gateway to the Douro River Valley, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, with rambling vineyards and charming quintas, which cling to the steep sides of the river. Taste wines from these vineyards and discover the timeless traditions of Portuguese winemaking throughout your journey before visiting some of Spain’s glorious cities. 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 Steve Ziganti; and a gourmet wine paired dinner prepared by AmaWaterways’ award-winning culinary team.  Pre-paid gratuities on the cruise are provided complements of VinoCruising.

  • An optional pre-cruise 3-night stay in Lisbon is available for $840 per person, based on double occupancy
  • An optional post-cruise 3-night stay in Madrid is available for $870 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 your questions!  Final payment is due 12/1/18.

Secure your stateroom by registering now: http://wcartwright.dreamvacationsgroups.com/2019DouroZig or call Debbie Stevens at 877-288-2202 for more information.  You may also email Debbie at dstevens@dreamvacations.com

 

Colors of Provence" with Bradley Brown of Big Basin Vineyards: April 11-18, 2019

Colors of Provence” with Bradley Brown of Big Basin Vineyards:  April 11-18, 2019

Join Bradley Brown of Big Basin Vineyards on the April 11, 2019 sailing of AmaWaterways’ AmaCello on a journey through Provence!

From romantic cities to foodie havens and artistic epicenters, this itinerary enlivens all your senses. Enjoy hunting for truffles, refining your Provençal cooking skills, and learning how to pair chocolate with wine. Trace the steps of famous artists in Arles and Avignon and be inspired!  Ending in Lyon, France’s culinary capital, savor the beauty of legendary vineyards and imbibe in local vintages like Beaujolais and Côtes du Rhône. 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 AmaCello; daily “Sip and Sail” Happy Hour; free-flowing regional wines with lunch and dinner; 3 on board wine tastings.  You’ll also enjoy other wine themed activities, including a gourmet wine-paired dinner hosted by Bradley, and prepared by AmaWaterways’ award-winning culinary team.

An optional pre-cruise 3-night stay in Barcelona is available ($990 per person, double occupancy) as well as a 3-night post cruise stay in Paris ($1200 per person, double occupancy). VinoCruising can assist you with any additional land and air travel arrangements, and is happy to speak with you to answer all your questions!

Save $750 per person by booking before March 31, 2018

Space is very limited on our sailing, and our ship will sell out.  To reserve your stateroom now and to ensure best availability, click here to register http://wcartwright.dreamvacationsgroups.com/BigBasin or contact Debbie Stevens or Wendi Cartwright at 877-288-2202 or email dstevens@dreamvacations.com.

 

Northwest Wonders Alaskan Cruise supporting the Lindsay Wildlife Experience: May 19-29, 2019

Northwest Wonders Alaskan Cruise supporting the Lindsay Wildlife Experience: May 19-29, 2019

Join the Lindsay Wildlife Experience on May 19, 2019 for a spectacular 10-night sailing to Alaska, departing from San Francisco.

With unparalleled opportunity for wildlife viewing and scenic exploration, join us on board Oceania’s Regatta for a journey to a land of staggering natural beauty.  Shaped by the staggering force of massive glaciers millions of years ago, Alaska’s Inside Passage boasts wildlife-filled fjords and lush islands scenery which provide habitat for bald eagles, sea lions, orca, porpoises and whales.  Black bears, brown bears, moose and mountain goats are among the animals frequently spotted during our sailing and on the many shore excursions available!

Your cruise fare includes your airfare home from Vancouver, unlimited internet, pre-paid gratuities and your choice of one of the following:  $600 onboard credit; 6 shore excursions, or a beverage package.

Space is very limited on our sailing, and our ship will sell out.  To reserve your stateroom now and to ensure best availability, click here to register http://wcartwright.dreamvacationsgroups.com/LWE  or contact Debbie Stevens or Wendi Cartwright at 877-288-2202 or dstevens@dreamvacations.com.

About Oceania:  Cruise with Oceania and enjoy the world in unsurpassed style and comfort. Five distinctive mid-sized vessels afford guests a truly elegant onboard experience at an exceptional price — “country-club-casual” atmosphere, warm and personalized service, plus fine wines and five-star dining unlike anything else found at sea.

 

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