Overview

Program Highlights
  • Personally escorted by Proprietors and Winemakers of Fritz Underground Winery & Ketcham Estate
  • Private onboard events including welcome reception, seminar & tasting, two Winemaker’s dinner featuring host wines and farewell toast
  • Food & Wine Trails optional wine-themed shore tours in select port cities
  • Free pre-paid gratuities and $100 shipboard credit per stateroom if booked by Dec. 31, 2022
  • Limited Time Offer: Premium Economy Air Upgrade – $299 per person, each way on international flights (restrictions apply)
  • Finest Cuisine at Sea, served in a variety of distinctive open-seating restaurants, all at no additional charge
  • Gourmet cuisine curated by world-renowned Master Chef Jacques Pépin
  • Epicurean enrichment programs, including immersive Culinary Discovery tours in select ports
  • Specialty restaurants including Red Ginger and Tuscan Steak House
  • Free and unlimited soft drinks, bottled water, cappuccino, espresso, teas and juices
Plus

OLife added benefits include:

FREE Unlimited Internet package and your choice per stateroom of:

  • Six (6) FREE Shore Excursions
  • FREE Beverage Package
  • $600 Additional Shipboard Credit
Includes
  • Shipboard accommodations
  • Roundtrip air to Europe & airport/ship transfers (restrictions apply)
  • All meals & entertainment on ship
  • FREE unlimited soft drinks, cappuccino, espresso, and teas
  • Onboard Wine Education Program

After a successful 2022 wine cruise in the Mediterranean, Food & Wine Trails is pleased to announce the return Sonoma County’s  – Fritz Underground Winery and Ketcham Estate in 2023!

Join Natalia & Clay Fritz, Allie Ketcham & Renee Graves for discovery of the world’s oldest civilization on an 11-day sailing beginning with overnights Haifa (gateway to Galilee and Nazareth) and Ashdod (gateway to Jerusalem – one of the most influential cities in the world for major religions: Christianity, Islam, and Judaism).  Take in the smell of Arabian coffee, incense and spices at one of the many exotic markets.  If that’s not enough to whet your appetite for adventure, we’re off to Egypt’s Cairo and Alexandria where modern metropolis gives way to the mystical and awe-inspiring Pyramids and Sphinx of Giza.  And that’s just the first half of this spectacular itinerary!

Your experienced wine hosts have great plans for private onboard events featuring their impeccable wines, during tastings, receptions and highly anticipated winemaker’s dinners.  Don’t miss out on this extraordinary journey, reserve you spot today!

 

Download Fritz & Ketcham 2023 Registration Form
  • Cruise Line

    Oceania Cruises'

  • Ports of Call

    Haifa to Valletta

Experts

Natalia & Clay Fritz

Proprietors, Fritz Underground Winery

Renee Graves & Allie Ketcham

Director of Happiness & Owner, Ketcham Estate

Itinerary

Fritz Underground & Ketcham Estate 2023
Destination: Holy Land & Beyond
To & From:  Jerusalem to Valletta
Dates: May 27 – June 7, 2023
Length: 11 Days
Ship: SIRENA

May 25 - 27
2023
Jerusalem

Save The Dates! F&WT Optional 2-night Pre-Cruise Program: Jerusalem and Bethlehem – Program In Development

May 27
2023
Jerusalem (Haifa), Israel
Embark 1:00 PM
Overnight

F&WT Onboard Event: Welcome Reception

 

May 28
2023
Jerusalem (Haifa), Israel
Depart 10:00 PM
May 29
2023
Jerusalem (Ashdod), Israel
Arrive 600 AM
Overnight

Save The Date! F&WT Optional Shore Tour: In Development

May 30
2023
Jerusalem (Ashdod), Israel
Depart 7:00 PM

F&WT Onboard Event: Fritz Underground – Winemaker’s Dinner

May 31
2023
Cairo (Port Said), Egypt
Arrive 6:00 AM
Depart 8:00 PM
June 01
2023
Alexandria, Egypt
Arrive 8:00 AM
Depart 10:00 PM
June 02
2023
Cruising the Aegean Sea

F&WT Onboard Event: Fritz Underground & Ketcham Estate Wine Tasting & Seminar

June 03
2023
Chania (Crete), Greece
Anchor 7:00 AM
Depart 4:00 PM

Save The Date! F&WT Optional Shore Tour: In Development

 

June 04
2023
Cruising the Mediterranean Sea

F&WT Onboard Event: Ketcham Estate Winemaker’s Dinner

June 05
2023
La Goulette, Tunisia
Arrive 9:00 AM
Depart 7:00 PM
June 06
2023
Trapani (Sicily), Italy
Anchor 7:00 AM
Depart 4:00 PM

Save The Date! F&WT Optional Shore Tour: In Development

F&WT Onboard Event: Farewell Toast

June 07
2023
Valletta, Malta
Disembark AM

CATEGORY DESCRIPTIONDOUBLE OCCUPANCYSINGLE OCCUPANCY
G - Inside Stateroom$4,499$7,398
F - Inside Stateroom$4,649$7,698
C2 - Deluxe Outside$5,099$8,598
C1 - Deluxe Outside$5,199$8,798
B2 - Veranda Stateroom$6,399$11,198
B1 - Veranda Stateroom$6,599$11,598
A3 - Concierge Veranda$6,799$11,998
A2 - Concierge Veranda$6,899$12,198
A1 - Concierge Veranda$6,999$12,398
PH3 - Penthouse Suite$8,199$14,798
PH2 - Penthhouse Suite$8,449$15,298
PH1 - Penthouse Suite$8,699$15,798

*Air Credit for those electing not to use the free air travel included with the price of the cruise is $1,200 per person and subject to change.

Prices
Prices are per person based on cabin double or single occupancy and include shipboard accommodations, round trip air (see Air terms on Registration Form), transfers between airport & ship on day of embarkation and debarkation only for those participating in Oceania Cruises’ air program, onboard meals, all surcharges, government taxes, limited travel management services and private wine program. Prices do not include F&WT optional land programs, or all items of a personal nature. F&WT reserves the right to correct pricing errors or omissions. Prices will not increase after you make full payment, except for charges resulting from increases in government-imposed taxes, fees or fuel surcharges.

Booking Incentives
Please note that cruise line offered promotions including but not limited to free gratuities, free shore excursions, shipboard credits, and internet packages can be cancelled or discontinued by the cruise line without notice at any time. F&WT includes such promotional offers on this web site in good faith and will remove expired, cancelled or discontinued offers within 24 hours of notification. F&WT will not be financially responsible for expired, cancelled, or discontinued cruise line promotions they in good faith advertise on this web site as valid.

Ask your Travel Consultant about prices for the Owners, Vista and Oceania suites

About the Ship

SIRENA

Beautiful sister ship to charming RegattaInsignia and Nautica, 648-guest Sirena embodies the most treasured elements of Oceania’s celebrated fleet and features a few highlights all her own. Better than new, Sirena includes entirely new suites, staterooms and bathrooms and reflects the same beautifully re-inspired ambiance as her sister ships. She features Tuscan Steak, her signature specialty restaurant, which serves Italian favorites, succulent steaks and fresh seafood inspired by Toscana and Polo Grill, as well as the beloved restaurant Red Ginger. Sirena offers 2 additional unique, open-seating restaurants, the Aquamar Spa + Vitality Center, eight lounges and bars, a casino and 333 luxurious suites and tony staterooms, nearly 70% of which feature private verandas.

Grand Staircase

Penthouse Suite

Veranda Stateroom

Grand Dining Room

Martinis Lounge

High Tea in Horizons

Red Ginger Specialty Restaurant

Tuscan Steak Specialty Restaurant

Pool Deck

24-hr Room Service

Terms & Conditions

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    REGISTRATION FORM
    To book a stateroom on this sailing, you must submit a completed registration form with deposit. Request registration form from your travel consultant.

    For PC users the PDF form can be completed online, saved and returned via email to receptionist@foodandwinetrails.com.

    For MAC users, the process for properly filling in and saving a PDF form is slightly different than on a Windows machine. By default, the Mac’s Preview application is set to open all PDF files, but Preview will not save the data you put into the forms. Right-click on the pdf or hold down the Control key on your keyboard and click on it. A menu will appear, select “Open With”. Choose Acrobat Reader from the list of programs. From within Acrobat you will be able to fill in the fields and save the file with your text and submit the completed form via email.

    PAYMENT METHODS
    If you are paying for the deposit by check, mail to: Adelman Travel/Food & Wine Trails, 6980 N. Port Washington Rd., Milwaukee, WI  53217. If you are paying for the deposit with a credit card, include your card information on page two of the registration form and FAX to (707) 526-9147.

    BOOKING INCENTIVES: Please note that cruise line offered promotions including but not limited to free gratuities, shipboard credits, and internet packages can be cancelled or discontinued by the cruise line without notice at any time. F&WT includes such promotional offers on this web site in good faith and will remove expired, cancelled or discontinued offers within 24 hours of notification. F&WT will not be financially responsible for expired, cancelled, or discontinued cruise line promotions they in good faith advertise on this web site as valid.

    OLIFE PROMOTION
    Standard terms apply. OLife Choice amenities are per stateroom, based on double occupancy and subject to change. Free Internet is one per stateroom; Owner’s, Vista & Oceania Suites receive access for two devices per suite. OLife Choice free shore excursions vary by voyage and exclude Oceania Choice, Oceania Exclusive and Executive Collection. Voyages up to 9 days receive 4 free shore excursions or $400 shipboard credit; 10-12 days receive 6 free shore excursions or $600 shipboard credit; 14+ days receive 8 free shore excursions or $800 shipboard credit. If shore excursion amenity is selected, all excursions must be chosen at least 14 days prior to sailing. Food & Wine Trails optional shore tours do not qualify as Oceania’s OLife Choice free shore excursions. OLife Choice beverage package amenity is House Select. Guests in the same stateroom must choose the same OLife Choice amenity and amenity must be chosen by final payment. Not all promotions are combinable.

    PREMIUM ECONOMY AIR UPGRADE
    Limited time offer maybe withdrawn at anytime or increase in price without notice by Oceania Cruises. Premium Economy air upgrade only available when air is purchased through Oceania Cruises.  It applies to intercontinental flights only and is priced per person, each way on select voyages from select gateways, open to al categories for Europe embark and disembark ports only and based on availability.  Not available on all carries.

    REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION
    Please note, Oceania Cruises requires that all guests submit a completed Guest Registration Form before final payment can be processed. You can either request a blank OCI Guest Registration Form from your Travel Consultant or submit the information directly to the cruise line on their web site: OCEANIA CRUISES MY ACCOUNT

    TRAVEL INSURANCE
    F&WT strongly recommends the purchase of (Allianz) travel insurance to safeguard your trip investment.

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