Program Highlights 
  • Cruise hosted by Hess Persson Estates, Dave Guffy, Chief Winemaker for Hess Collection
  • Private onboard events including welcome reception, seminar & wine tasting, winemaker’s dinner featuring host wines and farewell toast
  • FREE Roundtrip Air plus airport/ship transfers (restrictions apply)
  • Food & Wine Trails optional pre-cruise Nice, France land program and wine-themed shore tours in select cities
  • FREE unlimited soft drinks, bottled water, cappuccino, espresso, teas and juices
  • All meals & entertainment onboard ship
  • FREE Internet package
  • Pre-paid gratuities & $100 shipboard credit per stateroom


OLife Added Benefits: Free Internet Package and your choice per stateroom of:

  • FREE Beverage Package
  • $600 Shipboard Credit
  • Six (6) FREE Oceania Cruises Shore Excursions

We couldn’t be more thrilled to welcome back Dave Guffy as your gracious and experienced host for Hess Persson Estates fourth wine cruise with Food & Wine Trails.

You’re invited to come celebrate the regions beautiful landscapes, taste the fine wines and delicious olive oils that are the fruits of this fertile land while sailing aboard Oceania Cruises’ elegant Riviera from Monte Carlo to Rome.  This ten-night cruise visits ports in five countries, Monaco, Spain, France, Malta and Italy where you will uncover the rich cultures and cuisines of Europe like never before.

Your onboard host, Dave Guffy, looks forward to sharing tales and tips from his extensive winemaking career during private receptions, a seminar & tasting , and the winemaker’s dinner featuring wines from Hess Persson Estates.

Before the cruise, guests can attend Food & Wine Trails optional pre-cruise program exploring the wines of Bellet from Nice, France and participate in optional wine-themed shore tours in select ports that have been curated exclusively for Hess guests.

For reservations, contact Food & Wine Trails at 800-367-5348 or download the registration form below.


Download Hess Collection Registration Form
  • Cruise Line

    Oceania Cruises

  • Ports of Call

    Monte Carlo to Rome



Chief Winemaker


The Hess Collection 2022

Destination: The Mediterranean
Dates: June 5-15, 2022
To/From: Monte Carlo to Rome
Length: 10 Nights

June 03 - 05
Nice, France

F&WT Optional Pre-Cruise 2-Night  Land Program:  The Côte D’ Azure’s Charming Nice & the Wines of Bellet

June 05
Monte Carlo, Monaco
Embark Ship
Depart 9:00 PM

F&WT Onboard Event: Welcome Reception (evening)

June 06
Toulon, France
Arrive 8:00 AM
Depart 6:00 PM

F&WT Optional Shore Tour: Bandol, Provence’s Best Kept Secret

June 07
Barcelona, Spain
Arrive 8:00 AM
Depart 6:00 PM
June 08
Cartagena, Spain
Arrive 10:00 AM
Depart 7:00 PM

F&WT Onboard Event:  Seminar & Tasting (morning)

June 09
Melilla, France
Arrive 8:00 AM
Depart 6:00 PM

F&WT Onboard Event: Winemaker’s Dinner

June 10
Alicante, Spain
Arrive 8:00 AM
Depart 5:00 PM
June 11
Cruising the Mediterranean Sea

F&WT Onboard Event: Seminar & Tasting (afternoon)

June 12
Valletta, Malta
Arrive 11:00 AM
Depart 11:00 PM
June 13
Catania, Italy
Arrive 8:00 AM
Depart 6:00 PM
June 14
Sorrento/Capri, Italy
Arrive 7:00 AM
Depart 6:00 PM

F&WT Optional Shore Tour: An Afternoon with Sorrento’s Star Chef: Peppe Guida

F&WT Onboard Event: Farewell Toast (evening)

June 15
Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy
Disembark AM

Per Person Pricing

G - Inside Stateroom$4,574$7,523
F - Inside Stateroom$4,774$7,923
C - Ocean View Stateroom $5,274$8,923
B4 - Veranda Stateroom$5,774$9,923
B3 - Veranda Stateroom$5,824$10,023
B2 - Veranda Stateroom$5,874$10,123
B1 - Veranda Stateroom$5,924$10,223
A4 - Concierge Veranda$6,074$10,523
A3 - Concierge Veranda$6,124$10,623
A2 - Concierge Veranda$6,174$10,723
A1 - Concierge Veranda$6,224$10,823
PH3 - Penthouse Suite$7,274$12,923
PH2 - Penthouse Suite$7,424$13,223
PH1 - Penthouse Suite$7,574$13,523

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

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 on day of disembarkation when guests choose “Oceania Cruises Free Airfare”. This promotion only applies if the guest does not deviate their air.  Not applicable to guests who deviate their air or have chosen to book their own air)’ onboard meals, all surcharges, government taxes, limited travel management services and private wine program. Prices do not include 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. Request Triple prices.

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.

About the Ship


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 The Epitome of Refined Elegance

Stunning Riviera was designed to be distinctive and special in so many ways. Featuring the magnificent Lalique Grand Staircase, stunning Owner’s Suites furnished in Ralph Lauren Home, and designer touches throughout the entire ship, Riviera showcases rich residential design and furnishings. Riviera’s refined ambiance truly embodies the unparalleled Oceania Cruises experience.

Ideally proportioned, Riviera still embraces the same warmth and charm of renowned RegattaInsigniaNautica and Sirena. While the impeccable level of personalized service and the country club casual ambiance remain the same,  Riviera offers even more choices, as well as generous new amenities. Designed with the ultimate epicurean and travel connoisseur in mind, Riviera offers guests multiple dining venues, of which six are open-seating gourmet restaurants with no surcharge. La Reserve by Wine Spectator offers enlightening seminars, tastings, and gourmet food pairings. Riviera also features The Culinary Center, the only hands-on cooking school at sea which features a range of cooking classes by master chefs. In the Artist Loft, talented artists-in-residence offer step-by-step instruction in everything from photography to painting to printmaking. Baristas, our signature coffee bar, serves up illy® espresso and coffee and fresh pastries made daily. Intimate spaces throughout the ship provide relaxing escapes. Spacious accommodations in every category showcase luxurious designer touches and lavish bathrooms.

Notably, the onboard experience continues to exude that comfortable familiarity guests have come to cherish. We have retained everything guests appreciate about our ships and continue to aim even higher. We look forward to welcoming you aboard.

Ship Specifications:
Riviera: Debuted in 2012 |Refurbished 2019 | Tonnage: 66,084 | Length: 785 feet | Beam: 106 feet | Maximum Draught: 24 feet | Stabilizers: Yes | Cruising Speed: 20 knots | Guest Decks: 11 | Total Decks: 15 | Electric Power or Voltage: 110, 220 AC | Guest Capacity: 1,250 (Double Occupancy) | Staff Size: 800 | Guest to Staff Ratio: 1.57 to 1 | Nationality of Officers: European Nationality of Staff: International | Country of Registry: Marshall Islands

Owners Suite - Call for rates

Penthouse Suite

Veranda Stateroom


Grand Dining Room


Culinary Center

La Reserve by Wine Spectator

Pool Deck

Terms & Conditions

  • Click here for Food & Wine Trails complete Terms & Conditions

    To book a stateroom on this sailing, you must submit a completed registration form with deposit. For your convenience the registration form can be completed and electronically signed online by all passengers traveling.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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 Select, Oceania Exclusive, Executive Collection, Food and Wine Trails, Wellness and Culinary Discovery Tours. Voyages up to 9 days receive 4 free shore excursions or $400 shipboard credit; 10-13 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.

    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

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


    Please note: Cruise escorts, experts scheduled to appear and onboard programming are subject to change with or without notice. For a complete listing of all tour conditions, please refer to the registration form.