Mitch will be setting sail with Jeff Kunde, of Kunde Family Estates, and Pat Roney, of Girard Winery, playing the role of personal escort to the lucky few who are on board the Mediterranean Wine Cruise in 2012. To catch a glimpse of what the cruise is all about as well as the wine and food that will be served throughout the trip, watch and taste along with these three “Captains” live online on February 2nd at 5:30 PT.
Join Vintner Pat Roney and gold medal-winning winemakers Jeff Kunde and Mitch Cosentino on a 10-day Italy focused cruise featuring wines from Girard Winery, Cosentino Winery and Kunde Family Estate. 2012 will be the inaugural cruising season for Oceania Cruises’ newest mid-size ship – the Riviera – the first ship that was designed specifically for food and wine lovers. Their award-winning cuisine is overseen by legendary Master Chef Jacques Pépin and served in six open-seating restaurants, including Wine Spectator’s branded “La Reserve” and the cruise industry’s only hands-on cooking classroom.
Your cruise will visit six of Italy’s most iconic cruise ports, plus two ports along the Adriatic Dalmatian coast, the Greek Island of Corfu and famous playground of the rich—Monte Carlo.
Onboard you’ll be treated to all the features of a deluxe cruise ship, plus a series of private parties, wine tastings and a winemaker’s dinner featuring wines from the three host wineries. While in port you will the opportunity to attend a series of exclusive wine focused shore excursions that include a visit to a famed “Super Tuscan” wine estate.
Watch and taste along with Mitch Cosentino, Girard Winery Vinter Pat Roney, and 4th Generation Winegrower Jeff Kunde, of Kunde Family Estate as they taste the 2006 Poet, 2009 Girard Artistry, and the 2008 Kunde Family Estate Century Vines Zinfandel.
You can buy this taste pack of never-before-available combined selection by clicking here so you can taste, share notes and ask questions.
Watch them discussing what you can look forward to on board our 10-day Mediterranean Gold Medal Wine Cruise. Ask them about the exclusive tastings, private parties, and winemaker dinners they’re hosting as you sail through Italy and Greece. This online tasting will let you get all the answers from the comfort of your own home.