Celebrity’s Sommeliers – Unpretentious, Knowledgeable, and Consultative

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]

Celebrity Cruises reveals details of enticing European season

March 13, 2012
When considering a vacation, the first question typically is, “Where do you want to go?” In the summer of 2013, Celebrity Cruises – named “Best Large-Ship Line” in the elite Condé Nast Traveler’s Annual Readers’ Choice Awards – will present more answers to that question than ever before, offering its broadest lineup of… [Continue Reading]

Morocco Adds Exotic Twist to Traditional Thanksgiving on Crystal Wine & Food Cruise

LOS ANGELES, May 10, 2010 – Foodies seeking a traditional Thanksgiving feast in an exotic holiday setting will savor Crystal Cruises’ November 22 Wine & Food Experiences of Discovery cruise to Morocco, the Canary Islands, Spain and Portugal. The head chef from Portugal’s two Michelin Star restaurant, a James Beard award-winning author/wine expert and… [Continue Reading]

Rare Wines & Guest Experts Highlight Crystal Serenity’s Ultimate Vintage Room Dinner

LOS ANGELES, May 4, 2010 – The mouth-watering combination of Heinz Beck’s signature pasta Fagotelli La Pergola with a 2006 Gaia Rey chardonnay, and black cod with a 2004 Corton Charlemagne were among the extraordinary flavors showcased during Crystal Cruises’ Ultimate Vintage Room experience this Sunday aboard the ultra-luxury Crystal Serenity. For the intimate… [Continue Reading]

Windstar Cruises Debuts Yachtsmen’s Discovery Wine Program

Seattle, December 15, 2009 – Windstar Cruises, which operates a three-ship fleet of luxury yachts that explore hidden harbors and secluded coves of the world’s most treasured destinations, unveils its new Yachtsmen’s Discovery Wine Program featuring Wines By The Glass, Wine Flights and Wine Tastings.
The Wines By The Glass program debuts this month, followed by… [Continue Reading]