WEST KELOWNA, BC and Miami, FL, Feb. 22 /CNW/ - - Mission Hill Family Estate and Oceania Cruises have joined together to
provide the ultimate wine lovers experience with "Pearls of the
Riviera", a fine wine and food-themed luxury cruise in the Western
Mediterranean onboard the line's 684-passenger ship Nautica.
Oceania Cruises' 10-Day "Pearls of the Riviera" itinerary operates
between Barcelona and Rome on October 15, 2011. Mission Hill's Director
of Wine Education, Ingo Grady and his wife Patti will be hosting the
cruise which promises to be a delight to the senses for wine
enthusiasts. Grady will guide guests through a series of private wine
seminars on the Okanagan Appellation, as well as the Old World wine
regions along the Riviera. There will also be an exclusive shore
excursion to Badia a Passignano, one of Chianti Classico's finest wine
estates, owned by the illustrious Antinori family.
"I am delighted to join the Oceania Cruise family on an amazing journey
to discover the wines of the Riviera," states Ingo Grady. "Mission
Hill's fine wines will complement Oceania Cruise's delicious cuisine
and luxury service in an idyllic setting. Guests will experience
private wine tastings, a special Winemakers' dinner and exclusive shore
excursions to experience several breathtaking Ports of Distinction."
Ports of Distinction:
Livorno, Italy (Florence/Pisa)
Palma de Mallorca, Spain
Amalfi, Italy (Positano)
Marseille, France (Provence)
Sorrento, Italy (Capri)
Monte Carlo, Monaco
Civitavecchia, Italy (Rome)
Rates start at USD $4,499 per person and include airfare. To reserve a
room contact Martin at Renshaw Travel at (604) 733-1010 or
1-800-745-7753 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit www.missionhillrivieracruise.com for additional details.
About Oceania Cruises
Oceania Cruises® offers unrivaled cuisine, luxurious accommodations,
exceptional personalized service and extraordinary value. Award-winning
itineraries visit more than 330 ports in Europe, Australia, New
Zealand, Asia, and the Americas aboard the 684-guest Regatta, Insignia and Nautica. The line's 1,250-guest Marina debuted in January 2011, followed by Riviera - a sister ship - in April 2012.
About Mission Hill Family Estate
Mission Hill Family Estate is world renowned for its award-winning
wines, stunning setting and architecture, and its Cuisine du
Terroir-based Terrace Restaurant. The winery's vineyards are located in
five distinct growing regions of British Columbia's Okanagan Valley.
Reflective of the origin and unique character of the Valley and of the
careful 'Vine to Bottle' program, Oculus, our signature
Bordeaux-inspired wine, represents the pinnacle in premium winemaking.
Proprietor Anthony von Mandl and winemaker John Simes produce elegant
internationally acclaimed wines with New World flavours and Old World
refinement from this incomparable wine valley. Visit www.missionhillwinery.com for more information.
SOURCE Mission Hill Family Estate
For further information:
Ian Galbraith, Director of Communications
Mission Hill Family Estate