Best of the Best 2018 - 30
1. ARE YOU A FOODIE?
Top chefs have expanded their empires to include the world's waterways, and new
ingredients await discovery in each port. Here's a taste of what's on board.
Clockwise from top left: A Uniworld wine
tasting in Bordeaux, Jacques restaurant
on Oceania Cruises' Riviera and chefs
Nobu Matsuhisa (right) and Toshiaki
Tamba with Crystal Cruises.
* GOURMET ROUTES
Wine lovers will savor Uniworld's eight-day Bordeaux vineyard
cruise aboard the 130-passenger River Royale, with cellar tastings in
Saint-Émilion, a Sauternes-paired lunch, visits to Libourne farmers'
markets and bicycle rides through the back streets of Bordeaux.
* FESTIVAL OF FLAVORS
Crystal Cruises' annual Food & Wine Festival sailings feature
guest chefs and sommeliers, cooking classes and more. A
round-trip Los Angeles journey aboard the 1,070-passenger
Crystal Serenity takes in the flavors of Mexico with stops in La Paz,
Ensenada and Mazatlán.
* HOPS & MALTS
The UnCruise Adventures craft-beer-themed sailings on the 76passenger Wilderness Discoverer highlight the microbrews of the
Pacific Northwest under the tutelage of onboard guest brewers.
A cruise can be the centerpiece of your vacation or a link in the chain. Your travel advisor can arrange preand post-cruise city stays, transport, tours and more, making your sailing just one part of a grand adventure.