Wednesday, 11 April 2012

Silversea's New Food & Wine Excursions

This summer, Silversea will introduce new food and wine shore excursions on selected Mediterranean and Northern European voyages. Designed to appeal to even the most discerning gourmet passenger, excursions include a sunset stroll and wine tasting in one of Croatia’s largest vineyards, a hands-on lesson in Ukrainian cookery, and an exquisite lunch at a two-Michelin star restaurant in Bordeaux.

Silversea's Food & Wine Shore Excursions this summer include:

Sunset Wine Tasting (Dubrovnik): In southern Dalmatia, sunset provides the perfect backdrop for a leisurely stroll and wine-tasting amid one of the region's largest vineyards, owned by Dubrovnik Cellars winery. Guests can enjoy locally produced smoked ham, cheese, olives and bread as they sample fine wines and learn the history of the winery. Available on Silver Cloud departing on September 14 and 23; Silver Wind departing on June 22, Aug 7 and 25; and Silver Spirit departing on July 9 and 27, Aug 27 and Sept 17.

Castle to Culinary Delights (Bodrum): A visit to the top of the Castle of St. John with its panoramic views of the Aegean Sea precedes a trip to a popular seafoodrestaurant for a hands-on cooking experience. Secrets of Mediterranean cuisine are revealed as the chef of the Denizce restaurant shares his techniques, special ingredients and family recipes. Available on Silver Spirit departing 5 May 2012.

Culinary Gothenburg: Gothenburg's largest indoor market, Saluhallen,with its 40 stores and eateries, and Fiskekyrkan (the Fish Church), an indoor fish and seafood market, are showcased on a city tour that culminates with lunch at the elegant Sjömagasinet restaurant. Originally an 18th-century warehouse of the East India Company, this multi-faceted waterfront restaurant offers visitors the freshest fish and seafood delicacies cooked to perfection. Available on Silver Cloud departing on May 30.

For booking details, be sure to check out this link with the UK's luxury cruise specialists, The Cruise Line Ltd.

PS: The new edition of World of Cruising magazine is now available online. Follow this link to read it and enjoy cruising even more!