Savoring the Winelands
16 days with Crystal AirCruises Rating:
Days 1-2 San Francisco, USA
The St. Regis embodies extraordinary hospitality with modern day sophistication and an artful address next door to the Museum of Modern Art in the vibrant SoMa District. Meet your Crystal team and fellow guests at our Launch Day & Bon Voyage festivities, dinner and overnight.
Day 3 Mendoza, Argentina
Argentina’s “Napa Valley” is Latin America’s largest winemaking region, home to over 800 wineries and the main Malbec producer in the country. Come sip your way from bodega to bodega, drink in the snow-capped Andean panoramas and savor the rich, spicy flavors of this famous varietal.
Day 4 Mendoza, Argentina - Santiago, Chile
Day 5 Santiago, Chile - Overnight Flight
Chile’s youngest wine region, Casablanca Valley has become renowned for great chardonnays, sauvignon blancs and pinot noirs. The rolling vineyards and mountains provide a stunning scenario for wine and food tastings. Discover the valley’s hidden gem and sample some of the finest.
Days 6-7 Cape Town, South Africa
Tucked between Table Mountain and the sea, Cape Town is not only stunning, but its surroundings are equally spectacular. In the magnificent Franschhoek Valley in Cape Winelands, learn the Art of Blending at the historic Grande Provence, and take home your own personal blend.
Day 8 Cape Town, South Africa - Tuscany (Pisa), Italy
Days 9-10 Tuscany (Pisa), Italy
Some come to Tuscany for its artistic legacy. Others for its exquisite landscape of vineyards, silvery olive groves and hilltop towns. Then there are the treasured wines celebrated the world over. The more you come to know the region, the more extraordinary Tuscany appears.
Day 11 Pisa, Italy - Bordeaux, France
Days 12-13 Bordeaux, France
Names like Graves and Saint-Emilion have made Bordeaux the center of the wine trade since Romans camped in nearby fields. We’ll tour this World Heritage city, and follow the Route des Chateaux to savor some of Bordeaux' most awarded wines... with a culinary experience to match.
Day 14 Bordeaux, France - Champagne (Paris), France
Day 15 Champagne (Paris), France
You’ll stay in Paris, but dedicated oenophiles won’t want to miss the sunbaked vineyards of the Montagne de Reims in Champagne. Roam through the Grand and Premier Crus villages. Tour the amazing underground cellars, and don’t miss the Reims Cathedral, one of Europe’s greatest.
Day 16 Paris, France - San Francisco, USA
All This Included
Discover hidden vineyards near Santiago. Learn the art of blending in Cape Town. Savor the Brunellos and Chiantis of Tuscan. Follow the Route des Chateaux in Bordeaux and explore amazing underground cellars in Champagne.
San Francisco: The St. Regis San Francisco
Mendoza: Park Hyatt Mendoza
Santiago: Grand Hyatt Santiago
Cape Town: Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel
Tuscany (Pisa): Castello del Nero Hotel & Spa
Bordeaux: Intercontinental Bordeaux Le Grand Hotel
Champagne (Paris): The Peninsula Paris
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