(PRESS RELEASE)_Calabasas, CA – (January 4, 2021) – AmaWaterways, the luxury river cruise line known for curating incredible epicurean experiences, today announced the return of several popular wine hosts – as well as a few new surprises – for its 2021 season. With more than 60 Celebration of Wine River Cruises through Europe, AmaWaterways will welcome aboard notable wine experts, certified sommeliers, and vineyard owners as hosts, connecting guests with lectures and tastings to complement the extensive array of included shore excursions. As an additional highlight, two all-new itineraries will showcase the epicurean traditions and historic sights of Normandy and take guests for the first time into the famed vineyards of the country’s Burgundy region.
“As demand continues to grow for our wine-themed sailings, we are happy to welcome back some very popular wine hosts and also very excited to introduce engaging new hosts,” said Kristin Karst, AmaWaterways’ executive vice president and co-founder. “Our intimate Celebration of Wine River Cruises provide an added dimension to the river cruise experience as guests are able to explore both New World and Old-World varietals through the lens of an esteemed wine expert while traveling through Europe’s most renowned wine regions.”
Each Celebration of Wine River Cruise features enhanced epicurean experiences and is hosted by a qualified wine expert from North America or a featured destination. The hosts bring hand-selected wines on board to serve during a special meal, tastings or seminars, all included in the price of the cruise. Some wines come from the expert’s own winery and other selections are sourced from wineries located along the river cruise itinerary.
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