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CALLING ALL WINE LOVERS

Sip, swirl and sample your way through our dedicated wine cruise from Fremantle to Auckland departing 12 February 2019, visiting some of the world’s most renowned wine regions including the Barossa Valley and Marlborough Region. We’ve gathered together the best wine connoisseurs onshore and onboard for a wine lover’s holiday of a lifetime.

Your modern luxury holiday starts onboard the stunning Celebrity Solstice® . From the spectacular wine tower in the Main dining Room to selecting the perfect refreshment at the our ice topped Martini Bar, with the largest wine collection at sea, a Celebrity Cruise is a wine lover’s dream. 

 

ONBOARD HIGHLIGHTS

 

Start your wine adventure onboard with a range of bespoke tastings and events* hosted by wine maker, Marc Udy from Villa Maria Estate, New Zealand and our resident sommeliers. From learning how wine goes from grape to glass, to paring local produce to the perfect merlot, you’ll be well on your way to becoming an expert sommelier. 

 

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Wine Cruise Orientation - Auckland, Day 1

Meet and greet with winemaker Marc Udy, and sommeliers. in Cellar Masters to answer questions about the signature wine packages and the events planned for the cruise.

Wine & Oysters - Sea Day, Day 3

An overview of how wine compliments oysters hosted by gust winemaker, Marc Udy and a Celebrity Chef.^

World Wine Tour - Sea Day, Day 7

Hosted by Marc Udy, try wines from some of the world's hottest winegrowing regions and gain insights into our wine program.^

The Final Sip Wine & Cheese Pairing Event - Sea Day, Day 8

An elegant sampling of the ship's most delicate and delicious cheeses paired with the featured wines.^

Discovering Wine & Exploring the Senses - Tauranga, Day 3

An introduction to wine terms, major grapes, the wine regions of New Zealand & professional tasting techniques.

The Essentials of Food & Wine Pairing - Picton, Day 5

Learn the basics of food and wine pairing and how they can interact perfectly; creating a sensational taste experience.^

SHORE EXCURSION HIGHLIGHTS

 

Our collection of shore excursions are focused on catering to a range of tastes, and if you have a taste for sampling world-renowned wines right from the vineyard, these shore excursions are perfect complement to your modern luxury, wine lover escape.

 

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Napier Countryside and Private Home Visit - Napier, Day 4

Enjoy a scenic drive through Hawke's Bay's vineyards, visiting a local winery for a tasting, followed by a morning tea in a garden setting at a private home.

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Oysters and Wine - Hobart, Day 11

Explore Tasmania's wine country and treat yourself to some of the freshest oysters in the world.

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Explore Marlborough Wineries by Bike - Picton, Day 5

Bike through the Marlborough countryside, visiting three wineries where you'll enjoy exclusive tastings and the chance to purchase local wine.

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A Taste Of Barossa - Adelaide, Day 13

Visit two of the finest wineries in Australia and sample an array of Australian wines, from full-bodied reds to dry white wines.

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TERMS AND CONDITIONS

^Fees and Charges may apply

*These events are exclusive to Solstice 12 Feb 2019 sailing. To book onboard wine events, please visit the concierge desk when you get onboard.