An Ocean of Wine
Wine Programs on cruise ships have never been better.
"Our goal was always to have not just the finest cuisine at sea, but to offer a culinary experience which rivals the best shoreside restaurants," says Bob Binder, co-founder and guiding wine-spirit at Oceania.
– Wine Spectator, March 2015
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The Best New Cruises for Food Lovers in 2014
The Great Escapes.
Oceania Cruises co-founder Bob Binder started Napa’s Silver Trident Winery in 2010 and still picks the grapes himself. Sip the fruits of his labor at the Marina and Riviera’s La Reserve wine bars, where his Cabernet Sauvignon is served as part of a seven-course pairing dinner.
–Bon Appétit, February 2014
The Foodie: Oceania Cruises’ new Marina
Oceania Cruises’ new Marina.
With its residential design and serious approach to food, Oceania Cruises’ new Marina is among the most sophisticated ships. Gourmands love that it is home to Jacques Pepin’s first restaurant anywhere, serving up such classics as Coquilles St. Jacque and Dover Sole. For a fiercely authentic Pan-Asian dinner- tom ka gai soup: rich Malaysian Penang Beef Curry- Red Ginger is the spot. An evening at La Reserve Wine Bar is a special occasion; meals arrive on striking walnut slab tables with course – by- course parings. In 2012, look for a selection of bottles from Silver Trident, the Napa winery owned by the lines Vice Chairman.