Become a Wine Pro on SeaDream

SeaDream wine party SeaDream has fun with wine--Photo by Wallace Immen

SeaDream Yacht Club is offering passengers the chance to become certified wine experts, with course work and exams for a level 2 accreditation through the British Wine and Spirits Education trust.

The course starts on a 12-day sailing between Puerto Rico and Malaga, Spain, in April 2015 that will reposition SeaDream I for its European season. It focuses on the key grape varieties and growing regions as well as what factors influence a wine’s style and quality. The course is suited to interested beginners or aficionado wishing to strengthen their knowledge, SeaDream says. The cost for the course and exam will be $1,500, which largely underwrites the cost of buying wines to study, according to Erica Landin, a Swedish wine journalist who has organized SeaDream’s wine program. “For what you get it’s quite well-priced,” she adds.

SeaDream’s season in the Mediterranean next summer will feature nine winemaker’s cruises, giving passengers excursions to vineyards and access to top-level winemakers who will come on board for tastings, and dinners that pair food and wine.

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Wallace Immen is Executive Editor of The Cruisington Times, the Best in Cruising, Travel, Food and Fun. He's sailed on all of the world's seas to ports in over 100 countries and travelled on every continent. Contact: Website | Twitter | More Posts

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