Join Jim on this splendid cruise circumnavigating the Hawaiian islands, giving you ample opportunities to enjoy this island paradise. This is also an exciting opportunity to be one of the first to experience Explora Journeys, MSC's new small ship luxury cruise line. With their sumptuous suites, luxurious amenities and public spaces, gourmet dining, and handcrafted itineraries, Explora Journeys is sure to set a new standard in luxury cruising. You'll also be enjoying top wines hand-picked by Jim as you make your way around these legendary sunny islands.
Trophy Wines of Washington & Oregon:
April 18 - May 6, 2024 | Round Trip Vancouver | Explora I
Circumnavigate the enchanting Hawaiian islands while enjoying both the Oregon & Washington wine programs, a one-night pre cruise hotel stay in Vancouver, and welcome dinner at a top Vancouver restaurant.
Prices begin from $10,150 per person based on double occupancy
Day 1: Vancouver, British Columbia
Day 2: At sea
Day 3: At Sea
Day 4: At Sea
Day 5: At Sea
Day 6: At Sea
Day 7: Hilo, Hawaii
Day 8: Hilo, Hawaii
Day 9: Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii
Day 10: Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii
Day 101 Lahaina, Maui, Hawaii
Day 12: Nawiliwili, Kauai, Hawaii
Day 13: At Sea
Day 14: At Sea
Day 15: At Sea
Day 16: At Sea
Day 17: At Sea
Day 18: Vancouver, British Columbia
All wines served will be rated between 94-100 points by Wine Spectator, Robert Parker Wine Advocate, Jeb Dunnuck, or Antonio Galloni. The wine dinners will feature themes ranging from Oregon Pinot Noir, Oregon & Washington Chardonnay, Washington Cabaret and Syrah/Rhone blends, and a comparison tasting of Oregon sparkling wines vs those of the Champagne region. There will also be a special focus on aged wines, a rarity for these specialties.
Some of the wines we will be featuring include those from Quilceda Creek, Drouhin Oregon Roserock, Cayuse, Leonetti, Eyre Vineyards, Antica Terra, Arterberry Maresh, Beaux Freres, Bergstrom, 00 Wines, Domaine Serene, Argyle, Betz, K Vitners, Col Solare, Betz, L'Ecole, De Lille, CheckMate, and Phantom Creek, among others.
Please inquire for more information, or for a detailed quote!