NCLH Has Upcoming Wine-Themed, Bahamas & Spring Break Cruises

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Norwegian Cruise Line has an array of upcoming unique cruise offerings coming up, like a Meet the Winemaker cruise series, three- and four-day cruises to the Bahamas and special Spring Break cruises.

Meet the Winemaker Cruise Series

This series calls on all wine enthusiasts and foodies.

The Meet the Winemaker cruise series offers guests the exclusive opportunity to engage with winemakers, sommeliers and other industry experts through open-forum discussions, meet-and-greets, intimate wine tastings and wine-paired dinners in The Cellars, a Michael Mondavi Family Wine Bar available on Norwegian Joy, Bliss, Dawn and the soon-to-debut Encore.

The 2019 season includes the first female Master Sommelier and three-time James Beard Award winner, Andrea Robinson.

The experience is available on a variety of itineraries to Alaska, Bermuda, the Caribbean and the Mexican Riviera.

Meet the Winemaker schedule:

  • 6OCT, 2019 – Norwegian Bliss (Los Angeles - Mexican Riviera): Michael Mondavi, son of Robert Mondavi and pioneer of the Napa Valley wine industry
  • 20OCT, 2019 – Norwegian Escape (New York – Bermuda): Salvatore Ferragamo, heir of famed Italian fashion house and owner of Il Borro Winery in Tuscany
  • 3NOV, 2019 – Norwegian Bliss (Los Angeles - Panama Canal): Aarón Sánchez, award-winning chef, owner of Johnny Sánchez restaurant, and one of the world’s leading Latin chefs
  • 24NOV, 2019 – Norwegian Joy (Los Angeles - Mexican Riviera): Juan Munoz Oca, head winemaker at Columbia Crest
  • 1DEC, 2019 – Norwegian Encore (Miami - Eastern Caribbean): Rob Mondavi Jr., son of Isabel and Michael Mondavi and a fourth-generation Napa Valley winemaker
  • 4JAN, 2020 – Norwegian Escape (Miami - Western Caribbean): Master Sommelier Andrea Robinson
  • 26JAN, 2020 – Norwegian Encore (Miami - Eastern Caribbean): Jacques Lardiere, French winemaker recognized for Maison Louis Jadot Wines
  • 16FEB, 2020 – Norwegian Encore (Miami - Eastern Caribbean): Gerard Bertrand, renowned vintner of Languedoc-Roussillon
  • 20FEB, 2020 – Norwegian Dawn (Tampa - Western Caribbean): Master Sommelier Andrea Robinson and celebrity Chef J.J. Johnson

Three- and Four-Day Bahamas Cruises

Norwegian Cruise Line is also presenting a variety of special three- and four-day cruises to the Bahamas from New York and Florida, including a stop at its private island in the Bahamas, Great Stirrup Cay.

On all three- and four-day Norwegian Sky and Norwegian Sun cruises, guests can immerse themselves in an all-inclusive experience with unlimited beverages. The all-inclusive offerings also extend to Great Stirrup Cay, so guests can enjoy unlimited beverages while experiencing the island.

Norwegian is the only North America based cruise line to offer free open bar on three-to five-day Bahamas cruises, ideal for first-time cruisers.

Spring Break Cruises

For spring break, Norwegian offers the eight-day Bahamas and Florida cruise from New York on Norwegian Gem with a stop at Great Stirrup Cay; a seven-day Western Caribbean cruise from Tampa aboard the Norwegian Dawn; or the seven-day Hawaii cruise from Honolulu on Pride of America.

Norwegian also offers benefits for groups of 10 or more, including one passenger cruise free for every 10 passengers booked, a beverage package, a specialty dining package, a $50 Port Shore Excursion Credit per cabin, a photo package, and more. Groups can also receive a 15% discount with advanced booking.

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