Silversea Wine Cruise Rome to Venice September 14-23, 2012 Join us as we celebrate the wines of Italy and explore ancient neighboring Greece and Crete aboard the SilverSea ship Silver Cloud. Onboard the ship our group will be experiencing once in a lifetime tastings with some of the region's top wines and then visiting the wineries as we visit each wine region. In anticipation of our tour at Mastroberardino our group will taste a vertical selection of this wineries top wine, the Taurasi Radici, one of the landmark wines of the Compania wine region. While in Sorrento we will be spending an afternoon at the legendary Mastroberardino Winery. Here we will taste unique local varietals like Greco di Tufo, Fallanghina and Fiano Di Avellino. Sicily used to be known for Marsala wine but today it is one of Italy's most exciting wine regions with unique varietals like, Nero D'Avola, Grillo and Nerello Mascalese. We will be visiting Passopiscianro winery and tasting through the wines of Andrea Franchetti's new winery on the northern side of Mount Etna. Remember we need to do our homework first so onboard the ship there will be an extensive tasting of wines from Sicily before we embark on our trip there as well as an Amarone tasting with Bertani going back to 1964! We end our trip in Venice and will make a pilgrimage to the cult producer Dal Forno and then on to the godfather of Valpolicella Giuseppe Quintarelli. Suites start at $5318 per person and the rates are based on double occupancy. This is an all-inclusive cruise and this includes Economy class air or Business Class Air from $1,998 per guest. If you act quickly you will also recieve a $1000 on board credit per suite! For more information contact Nanci Brooks at Wine and Sea Adventures 954-961-0633 or 800-624-2858 Silverseas All-Inclusive Lifestyle includes: All Ocean-view Suite accomodations - Butler Service for every suite - Open Seating Dining - Relais & Chateau Grand Chefs inspired menus - Complimentary Beverages served throughout the ship: including fine wines, champagnes and spirits - complimentary in-suite beverage cabinet stocked daily - in-suite dining and 24 hour room service - Gratuities included

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