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Renowned Wine Experts To Host Silversea ‘Wine Series’ Programme

Luxury cruise line Silversea Cruises has announced that two distinguished wine experts Richard Nurick and Lyn Farmer will be hosting the 'Wines Series' enrichment programme on six voyages this year.

Richard Nurick, a retired wine merchant, is a renowned wine lecturer and judge. He has previously taught wine appreciation courses at Henley and Newbury colleges and currently works full time as a judge for International Wine Challenge, a competition open to all wines sold in the UK.

Lyn Farmer is a celebrated wine and food writer, senior editor of The Wine News magazine and has been awarded the James Beard Foundation Award in the US for his writings on wines and spirits. He has judged for International wine competitions and led tours to some of the best food and wine regions in the world.

Silversea’s vice president of field sales for North America, Steve Tucker, said of their delight of having acclaimed wine experts onboard: "Our Wine Series voyages are a great way for guests to broaden their understanding and appreciation for fine wines. We're delighted to have such acclaimed wine lecturers as Lyn Farmer and Richard Nurick on hand this year to conduct the wine presentations on these special voyages."

On Silversea’s wine themed-cruises, guests with a passion for fine wines will be able to enjoy special wine tastings-sampling vintage wines, lectures and learn about the traditional method of winemaking. Depending on the voyage itinerary, guest will also be able to take guided wine tours around some of the world’s most famous wine regions.

Richard Nurick will be hosting the wine programmes on the following voyages:

26 July Southampton to Lisbon voyage, sailing onboard Silver Whisper for 9-days
4 August Lisbon to Southampton, voyage sailing onboard Silver Whisper for 9-days.

Lyn Farmer will be hosting the following:

4 February Auckland to Fremantle, sailing onboard Silver Shadow for 19-days.
1 May Monte Carlo to Southampton, sailing onboard Silver Whisper for 12-days.
13 August London to Monte Carlo, sailing onboard Silver Cloud for 14-days.
22 December Buenos Aires to Valparaiso, sailing onboard Silver Cloud on a 16-days.

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