Seattle, November 4, 2010 – Windstar Cruises, which operates a three-ship fleet of luxury yachts that explore hidden harbors and secluded coves of the worldâ€™s most treasured destinations, offers guests the opportunity to learn about wine from winemakers Tor and Susan Kenward of Tor Kenward Family Wines on Wind Surfâ€™s January 16, 2011, Barbados to Barbados voyage.
Windstarâ€™s Signature Collection Host Series adds a fascinating dimension to Windstar voyages and features distinguished guests throughout the 2011 season including Tor and Susan Kenward, founders of Tor Kenward Family Wines.
Exceptional Cabernet Sauvignons and Chardonnays come from Torâ€™s 30-plus years studying the vineyards of Napa Valley. Torâ€™s wife, Susan, has written six cookbooks including one James Beard Award winner and her recipes have also appeared in The Barefoot Contessa cookbooks. Susan has also developed her own skin care line, Olivina Napa Valley. During the voyage, the Kenwardâ€™s will lecture on winemaking, conduct a wine tasting and Susan will give a cooking demonstration. For more information on Tor Kenward Family Wines and Olivina Napa Valley, visit www.torwines.com and www.olivinanapavalley.com.
Wind Surfâ€™s 7-day Barbados to Barbados sailing visits St. Kitts, F.W.I.; St. Martin, F.W.I.; St. Barts, F.W.I.; ÃŽles des Saintes, F.W.I; and Pigeon Island, St. Lucia. Cruise rates start from $1,485 per person, double occupancy.
Wind Surf accommodates 312 guests, offering deluxe, oceanview staterooms that include beds with luxury linens and mattresses, flat-screen TV and DVD player, Bose SoundDock speakers for Apple iPods, waffle-weave robes with slippers and sumptuous Lâ€™Occitane products. Suites also include an extra bath, TV and sitting area. Wind Surf recently introduced new spa suites which include all the amenities of a suite along with luxurious microfiber linens, spa robes, an orchid flower arrangement, specialty pillow menu, daily fresh fruit platter, O SPA London products, WindSpa spa experiences and events as well as unlimited Pilates and Yoga classes. Bridge Suites offer everything in a suite along with the additional luxury of a spacious private living room and relaxing whirlpool spa. Guests enjoy culinary wonders in Wind Surfâ€™s The Restaurant, Degrees, Le MarchÃ© and Candles. Wind Surf also features a lounge, Yacht Club, WindSpa, casino, three bars, two pools, two hot tubs, a shop, photo gallery and watersports platform.