FOOD & WINE CRUISES
Explore the culinary heart of Europe, sampling some of the finest food and wine in the world. Relax and unwind with the most unforgettable sights, sounds and flavours.
Sail with Wine Expert Oz Clarke in September and October
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As one of the world’s leading wine experts, Oz Clarke will be back onboard this year to share his straight-talking expertise and fun-filled approach to all things wine. These sailings will also feature a fresh selection of workshops spanning food and wine pairings, wine masterclasses, and tasting tours to sample local delights.
The Food & Wine Cruise Experience
The leading vineyard regions of France, Spain and Portugal are your destination on our captivating Food & Wine Cruises. Experience the most exciting time of year, when the grapes are being harvested and the most distinctive wines are freshly produced. Accompanying your wine tasting will be some of the most incredible tastes across the continent, complementing each sip of wine with unique international flavours that will invigorate your palate and please your senses.
You will explore destinations across Europe, from La Rochelle to Bilbao and beyond. At each port, stop and take in the sights and sounds of vibrant cities. Food and drink are important aspects of European life and culture, so your tastebuds are sure to start tingling from the moment you set foot ashore. Have your fill of fantastic architecture and impressive landmarks – some of which are the most iconic in Europe. Also see some secluded spots that you never knew existed. From France to Spain and back again, our Food & Wine Cruises are a journey for your senses as well as your soul.
Immerse Yourself in Tours and Tastings
Visit some of the region’s most renowned wineries on your tour of Europe. You will stop at La Rochelle, home of some of the finest food and wine in France. In Vigo, Spain you have the option of visiting wineries such as the Agro de Bazan Winery. Sample wines made from thick-skinned grapes with intense aromas.
Tastes to Sample at Sea
As well as the tastes experienced on shore, your Celebrity Cruises® ship will play host to some additional flavour sensations to keep your tastebuds guessing. Enjoy Rioja tastings, La Rochelle samplings and expert pairings of food and wine in the ship’s Cellar Masters bar. Follow up your tastings with dinner at one of the incredible venues on board, where carefully-crafted international flavours are the norm.
Your Food & Wine Cruise
At each port discover more tastes and flavours on one of our shore excursions. Leaving your Celebrity cruise ship behind for the day, explore some key sites of interest with a dedicated guide. In addition to the wineries on your cruise agenda, you can choose to visit some of the oldest and most charming wineries anywhere in Europe.
In La Rochelle take a day to yourself and explore this fabulous city in your own time, tasting all the food and drink you like. Also in La Rochelle, venture to the Fort Medoc & Lanessan Castle for a captivating history lesson followed by a delicious wine tasting. In Bilbao, taste some mouthwatering tapas and then make your own with the help of Michelin-starred chef Daniel Garcia in an exclusive cooking lesson.
Meet the Crew
Behind the Scenes
Meet the people that create Modern Luxury onboard, from delivering perfect pastry dishes to creating innovative dining experiences.
'Taste of the Vineyard' Wine Packages
Fulfil your palette and immerse yourself in the wines of the world with our specially crafted 'Taste of the Vineyard' packages. From our premium package offering wines handpicked by our sommeliers to exploring our well stocked wine cellar on 'build your own wine package' - there's plenty of options to tantalise your refined tastebuds.