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Sommelier-Led Private Group Bordeaux River Cruise

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    Thu, July 7, 2022 (Departure Date)

Cost: Starting at $3949

Set sail with Sommelier Carol Wolniakowski of Cuvée Wine Travel in her private group aboard the elegant AmaWaterways AmaDolce.

Savor 7-nights of an all-inclusive epicurean adventure, sailing roundtrip from the majestic city of Bordeaux.

Enjoy distinctive, hand-selected wines and delectable meals including an exquisite La Chaîne des Rôtisseurs exclusive dining experience. Tour iconic vineyards and magnificent chateaux. Learn the history and tradition behind the wine and explore the rich culture of this celebrated region.

Private Wine Group Benefits:

  • $1000/person group discount if booked by July 31, 2021!
  • Host Carol Wolniakowski as your private sommelier, wine educator and travel advisor
  • Exclusive gourmet wine pairing dinner
  • Private tasting events
  • Camaraderie with like-minded travelers
  • And much more!


  • 7-Nights luxury accommodation aboard the elegant AmaDolce, featuring just 73 spacious staterooms - most with a French balcony
  • Award winning, regionally inspired cuisine made with locally sourced ingredients
  • The Chef’s Table specialty restaurant
  • Welcome Cocktail, Welcome Dinner, Captain's Cocktail and Gala Dinner
  • La Chaîne des Rôtisseurs exclusive dining experience
  • Unlimited hand-selected wines, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner
  • Unlimited sparkling wine and fresh juices at breakfast
  • Sip & Sail Cocktail Hour with complimentary wine, beer, spirits and soft drinks
  • Tapas, snacks and refreshments served daily in the Main Lounge
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi access on board
  • Sun deck whirlpool and walking track
  • Wellness Activities with a dedicated Wellness Host leading various exercise classes as well as discussions on healthy eating and relaxation techniques, both on board and on shore.
  • Fitness center, massage services and hair salon
  • Choice of daily small group guided shore excursions in a variety of activity levels, including special interest tours, hiking and biking tours
  • Live daily entertainment including cultural performances
  • Wine group benefits include a gourmet wine pairing dinner, private tastings, exclusive events, discounted pricing and more!


Day 1 - Bordeaux. Embarkation.

Day 2 - Bordeaux. Morning scenic cruising.

Saint-Emilion excursion and Grand Cru Classé Tasting OR Saint-Emilion excursion OR Chateau de Vayres OR Saint-Emilion bike tour and wine tasting.

Day 3 - Libourne. Bastide village and market visit OR Fronsac Wine Tasting OR Chateau Boutinet hike with wine and tapas tasting.

Day 4 - Blaye. Citadel visit OR Blaye bike tour towards Les Etauliers.

Blaye to Bourg bike tour AND/OR Bourg walking tour and Carriage Museum.

Exclusive wine festival.

Day 5 - Pauillac. Medoc Grand Cru Classé wine tasting and scenic vineyard tour OR Lynch Bages village visit and local specialties tasting OR Soulac-sur-Mer excursion.

Day 6 - Cadillac. Roquetaillade Castle with Sauternes wine tasting OR Roquetaillade Castle and Cadillac visit OR Cadillac bike tour.

Day 7 - Bordeaux. UNESCO city tour, Cité du Vin wine museum and market tasting OR Bordeaux bike tour OR Cité du Vin wine museum OR Bassins de Lumieres show.

Illuminations Cruise.

Day 8 - Bordeaux. Disembarkation.

Don't miss out on this incredible experience!


  • trip
  • Bordeaux
  • River Cruise
  • France
  • Sommelier
  • Wine Education
  • Private Group
  • Culinary

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Cuvée Wine & Travel, Inc.

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