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NCL Announces Meet The Winemaker Series

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Norwegian Cruise Line announced seventh “Meet the Winemakers Cruise Series” that pairs wine enthusiasts and creators. The event is scheduled to take place on select departures starting from April to September 2023.

This one-of-a-kind program invites renowned winemakers and culinary experts to share their expertise and knowledge with a small group of guests. The Meet the Winemaker series offers an immersive experience, including intimate wine tastings, wine-paired dinners, interactive culinary demonstrations, and meet-and-greets on board.

The exclusive lineup of hosts for this year's event includes a new face, Johnnie Walker Master Blender Emma Walker, who will join the 17 September 2023 voyage on board Norwegian Prima for NCL's first-ever Johnnie Walker cruise. Additionally, Certified Angus Beef Executive Chef Ashley Breneman and fourth-generation winemaker Miguel Torres of Miguel Torres Chile family winery will make their NCL debuts on the 9 July 2023 sailing and 9 April 2023 departure, respectively.

Celebrity chef Aaron Sanchez, fashion icon and winemaker Salvatore Ferragamo, and Michael Mondavi of Michael Mondavi Family Estate are among the other fan-favorite hosts.

Guests also have the opportunity to purchase exclusive wines on board that are only available directly from the wineries.

NCL President and CEO Harry Sommer said “Meet the Winemakers” series is back and better than ever. "Every year, we strive to elevate this exclusive experience, and we enter the program's seventh year with an impressive guest lineup. These unique sailings offer a rare opportunity to get one-on-one exposure to esteemed winemakers and their collection of wines, all while visiting multiple destinations and enjoying an unforgettable vacation aboard our innovative fleet." Mr. Sommer said.