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Winery at Sea


Captivating and Entertaining Wine Experiences

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Winery at Sea


Captivating and Entertaining Wine Experiences

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A winery onboard your cruise


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A winery onboard your cruise


 

"My favorite onboard activity!"

                                                                                                                 -- Aaron Saunders - fromthedeckchair.com


 

Blend Craft's award-winning Winery at Sea program produces unique winery experiences right onboard your cruise.   All programs are led by professional winemakers.

Enjoy special tastings of rare wines, learn the latest "inside scoop" on wines from your favorite wine regions, or try our award winning WINEMAKER EXPERIENCE where you are the winemaker!

Professional Winemakers

All our programs are led by working  winemakers and professionals with advanced education in enology and viticulture.    

Experience Winemaking

Our winemakers don't simply lecture on winemaking, we use interactive onboard winemaking equipment to let you experience the process.  

Create Your Own Custom Wine Blend

Work with a professional winemaker to custom craft your own unique wine blend.  Take home a bottle or even a case as the perfect souvenir. 

 

 
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WINEMAKER EXPERIENCE


Create Your Own Personalized Wine Blend

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WINEMAKER EXPERIENCE


Create Your Own Personalized Wine Blend

Imagine high school chemistry with wine.

Play.  Experiment.  Have Fun.

Use authentic vintner equipment to custom craft your own personalized wine blend.   A fun and interactive experience led by a professional winemakers.     Share your custom bottle with friends or family at dinner or let our winemaker create a 12 bottle case for you to take home as gifts or souvenirs.  


BOUTIQUE WINERY TASTINGS


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BOUTIQUE WINERY TASTINGS


TASTE RARE WINES

From America's Finest Boutique Wineries

 

Each week the Winery at Sea features different wine tasting experiences featuring small boutique wineries whose rare wines are often reserved exclusively for their elite wine club members or winery visitors.  

If you like what you taste, in many cases we can arrange to have the featured winery ship wine directly to your door.  (Shipping not available to all states).   Check out a few of the wines featured wineries:

NAVIGATOR WINES

ULTRA HIGH TECH NAPA WINERY

Try wines from the acclaimed Navigator Wines.  This boutique micro-winery consistently produces award winning wines from some of Napa's most famous vineyards.  Winemakers Patrick Soube and Jeffrey Maltzman use the latest high tech winemaking equipment to lovingly produce the best wines possible.  Proudly served onboard MSC Cruises at the Captain's Table.

LA SIRENA

FAMED WINEMAKER HEIDI BARRETT'S SWASHBUCKLING VENTURE

Since the 1980s, Heidi Barrett  has created some of the Napa Valley’s most famous wines, including Screaming Eagle, Dalla Valle, Grace Family, and Paradigm.  With 5 perfect 100-point scores for her wines in the span of just a few years, Heidi skyrocketed to international fame, setting a world record for the highest price ever paid for a single bottle of wine ($500,000 for a 6L of 1992 Screaming Eagle at the Napa Valley Wine Auction in 2000).  Through the Winery at Sea, guest can taste Heidi's unique blend of seven wines she calls Pirate TreasuRED.  

 

CORINNE CELLARS

OFF GRID ALL SOLAR WINERY

Gold Creek is California's smallest commercial winery nestled in California's smallest incorporated city.  Nestled in the Sierra foothills in the heart of Gold Rush country, this micro-winery led by award winning vintner Corinne Moore hand-crafts each barrel using only solar power, artesian well water, and a delicate gravity fed winemaking system.