Silversea has been busy developing a fabulous wine

first_imgSilversea has been busy developing a fabulous wine program, with every major wine region in the world represented in the complimentary range, as well as every major wine grape. Approximately 160 different wines populate Silversea’s wine selection, which have been selected by the cruise line’s expert Wine Ambassador, Lawrence d’Almeida. Lauded by wine experts, it includes one of the largest and broadest choices of complimentary wines aboard any cruise ship, with roughly 70 different labels. Italian wines are particularly well represented in homage to the cruise line’s heritage. In correlation with Silversea vessels’ ports of call, local wines are added to Silversea’s wine selection to reflect the stunning destinations visited on an itinerary, which enables guests to travel deeper, sampling fine wines from across the world.Designed with wine-related destinations in mind, and hosted either by Lawrence, Silversea’s Wine Ambassador, or by qualified master sommeliers, the cruise line’s range of themed wine voyages unlock a number of unique oenological experiences across the world, from onboard lectures and tastings to shore-based excursions. These themed voyages enable guests to sample an exceptional range of wines and expand their knowledge, while visiting spectacular destinations and enjoying authentic experiences.Departing 18 October 2018 and arriving 31 October 2018, Silversea’s Silver Whisper will cruise between Lisbon and Fort Lauderdale during Silversea’s next wine voyage, for which the cruise line has partnered with Comitato Grandi Cru d’Italia and the American Fine Wine Competition. The cruise will introduce guests to both ‘old world’ and ‘new world’ wines, in line with the ship’s crossing of the Atlantic Ocean.Guests will sample approximately 33 different varieties of sought-after Italian wines, which will be provided by Comitato Grandi Cru d’Italia, a celebrated committee that unites the top Italian wineries. Subsequently, an additional 19 varieties of America’s best wines will be available, thanks to Silversea’s partnership with the American Fine Wine Competition.Co-founders of the prestigious American Fine Wine Competition (AFWC), Monty and Sara Preiser of Napa and Florida will join the voyage as instructors/hosts and will present AFWC’s Double Gold Medal-winning wines and/or bottles from wineries named as ‘Winery of the Year’ to guests of the voyage. Illustrious members of the ASPI sommelier association, Giuseppe Vaccarini and Gennaro Buono, former best sommelier in the world and the best sommelier in Italy respectively, will each join a segment of the trans-Atlantic voyage – to the great benefit of the guests: Vaccarini will accompany guests on various wine-related shore excursions, while Buono will host an accredited propaedeutic sommelier course, meaning participating guests will disembark Silver Whisper with a recognised sommelier qualification.Silversea Wine Voyages can be found HERE. cruiseSilverseawinelast_img

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