Seabourn Best Of The Riviera Food And Wine Cruise
Guests aboard the 11-day Seabourn Sojourn ‘Best of the Riviera Food & Wine Cruise’ will have the opportunity to explore some of Europe’s most appealing food and wine regions. Daily culinary events, including ‘Shopping with the Chef’ excursions in local markets, cooking demonstrations by celebrity chefs and tastings of local specialities are all part of the experience.
‘Shopping with the Chef’ trips include Marseille and Livorno, both of which offer wonderful local markets offering the best and freshest produce. The market in Livorno is certainly one not to be missed.
Notable events & Tours include:
- Marseille – ‘Sipping with the Sommelier’ tour to Chateau Dupont winery
- Santa Margharita – Tour to the Santa Margharita winery
- Livorno – Tuscany winery tour
- Valletta – Gala Epicurean sailaway event on deck
- Messina – Multiple ‘Shopping with the Chef’ tours to Sicilian markets
- Sorrento – Neopolitan pizza and calzone event on deck
- Ajaccio – Tasting of local wines and cheeses
This superb Seabourn Sojourn voyage shall depart Monte Carlo on October 30 2014 and sail the French and Italian Riviera’s.
Itinerary: Monte Carlo | Marseille, France | St Tropez, France | Santa Margherita, Italy | Livorno, Italy | Ajaccio, Corsica, France | At Sea | Valletta, Malta (overnight in port) | Messina, Italy | Sorrento, Italy | Civitavecchia, Italy
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Two celebrity guest chefs will accompany the cruise, providing cooking demonstrations and menus for all guests on board:
Raised in Provence and schooled in Marseille, French Chef Patrice Olivon brought the skills he learned in Southern France to Washington D. C., where he cooked at the French Embassy, the White House and at Camp David for special occasions. He is programme director of Culinary Arts at the prestigious L’Academie de Cuisine and a popular instructor and presenter.
After training and staging in some of Italy’s best kitchens, Italian Chef Alfio Longo has travelled the world learning and practicing his craft at fine dining restaurants and in private service in New York, as well as the Dominican Republic, China and Turkey. He is currently the executive chef at Osteria del Circo in New York operated by Sirio Maccioni’s Le Cirque International group.
For more information on this wonderful voyage or any other voyage with Seabourn, then please call one of our Cruise Experts on 0800 008 6677.