Celebrity’s Sommeliers – Unpretentious, Knowledgeable, and Consultative

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One of the best parts about living in the heart of Arizona wine country is that I get to talk with the best wine makers in the state on a regular basis.   Last night I had the chance to talk with Keif Manning of Keif Joshua Vineyards after a local service organization meeting.   We were… [Continue Reading]

Princess Cruises Tells First Five Stories of People “Linked by the Sea”

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ales Include Long-Lost Friends Reunited, Romance and a Little Boy Who Touched Many Hearts
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SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (February 12, 2013) – Princess Cruises’ new blog, “Linked by the Sea” has chronicled its first five touching stories of people who made new connections on a cruise. Told by both passengers and crew members, the tales include meeting… [Continue Reading]

Results in from Our Wine Service Poll – New Poll On How You Would Choose to Cruise

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The results are in for our wine survey. About a third of our readers who responded enjoy wine, but wine service really doesn’t figure into their cruise decision. Another third are wine lovers like us who appreciate a knowledgeable staff and attentive wine service. Other cruisers, about a sixth, … [Continue Reading]

Seabourn Quest World Cruise to Host World-Renowned Chefs and Sommelier

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SEATTLE, November 5, 2012 – Guests aboard Seabourn Quest’s 2013 world cruise will mingle with a stellar line-up of highly acclaimed culinary talents coming on board during their 116-day voyage. They include James Beard award-winning chef, television personality and author Michelle Bernstein; Food Network star chef Robert Irvine; Enrico Wahl, executive chef at the Oberoi… [Continue Reading]

Cruises for Wine Lovers

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My husband and I love to cruise and also appreciate fine wine and attentive service.   Many of our Cruise Talk readers also share our love of wine.  In fact, 39% of our readers so far have answered our current survey  about wine with “We are wine lovers and appreciate a varied wine list, knowledgeable staff,… [Continue Reading]