Due to the coronavirus global situation, this wine cruise program is postponed until June 20, 2021. Complete details for 2021 coming soon!

Program Highlights 
  • Cruise personally hosted by Jeff Cohn owners & winemaker, Jeff & Alexandra Cohn
  • Onboard wine education program including three NEW events with local French winemakers, exclusive for guests of Jeff Cohn Cellars
  • Exclusive onboard welcome dinner, seminar & tasting, group dinners and farewell toast
  • Optional Food & Wine Trails private wine-themed shore excursions in select cities
  • Unlimited wine, beer, spirits and soft drinks onboard ship
  • Complimentary Uniworld shore tours in every port
  • Shipboard gratuities included
  • Visits to 4 UNESCO World Heritage Sites
  • Early Booking Bonus: $100 per person shipboard credit 

Food & Wine Trails is pleased to welcome welcome newcomer Jeff Cohn Cellars!

In the summer of 2020 you’ll have the opportunity to sip and savor with Jeff Cohn Cellars wines while sailing along the Rhône River. Aboard Uniworld’s S.S. Catherine with the two uniquely different wineries for an 8-day river cruise from Lyon to Avignon, France.

Cruise the Rhône and Saône rivers, enjoying the region’s incomparable wine and cuisine and discovering its many treasures—from the medieval wonders of UNESCO-designated Avignon to Lyon’s lively river banks. Stroll the very streets of Arles made famous by Van Gogh. Visit Avignon’s majestic Palace of the Popes. Experience “Village Day” in enchanting Viviers, including a recital of music composed by Bach and Handel. Explore unforgettable “Burgundy & Provence” where tradition is as deeply rooted as the historic grapevines on the hills. Ports of call you’ll discover include Lyon, Macon, Tournon, Viviers, Arles, and Avignon.

And don’t miss out on the exclusive Food & Wine Trails pre-cruise, shore tour, and onboard wine programs curated Jeff Cohn Cellars guests. These extraordinary wine-themed programs both on and off of the luxurious S.S. Catherine are sure to be the highlight of the cruise program.

Be sure to book early to reserve your stateroom and receive a $100 shipboard credit per person.

For reservations call Food & Wine Trails at 800-367-5348 or download the Registration Form below. 

Download Jeff Cohn Cellars Registration Form
  • Cruise Line

    Uniworld Botique River Cruise

  • Ports of Call

    Avignon to Lyon, France


Jeff & Alexandra Cohn

Owners & Winemaker


Jeff Cohn Cellars

Destination: Rhône River
To & From: Avignon to Lyon, France
Dates: June 21 – June 28, 2020
Length: 8 Days
Ship: S.S. Catherine

June 21

Transfer from Marseille International Airport to the ship
F&WT Onboard Event: Welcome Toast featuring Jeff Cohn Cellars wine
Reserved Seating for all group members in restaurant with Jeff Cohn Cellars

June 22
Depart 6:30 PM

Uniworld Included Shore Tours, Choice of: Avignon walking tour with Palace of the Popes (AM) OR Pont du Gard Roman aquaduct visit OR “Let’s Go” kayak ride on the Gardon river (PM)

F&WT NEW Onboard Event:  Local French Winemaker dinner, reserved seating featuring their wines

June 22
Arrive 10:00 PM

Uniworld’s Captain Welcome Reception & Dinner

June 23
Tarascon (Arles)
Depart 6:30 PM

Uniworld Included Shore Tour: Arles walking tour (AM)

F&WT Optional Shore Tour: Chateauneuf-du-Pape & the Southern Rhône

June 24
Arrive 2:30 AM
Depart 1:00 PM

Uniworld Included Shore Tour: Intimate Viviers “Village Day”

F&WT NEW Onboard Event: Side by Side Wine Tasting with Local French Winemaker and Jeff Cohn Cellars

June 24
Tain l'Hermitage
Arrive 9:30 PM

F&WT NEW Onboard Event: Wine Paired Dinner – Jeff Cohn Cellars and Local Winemaker’s wines

June 25
Tain l'Hermitage
Depart 12:30 PM

Uniworld Included Shore Tour, Choice of: Tournon and Tain-l’Hermitage twin villages stroll with wine tasting (AM)
OR “Let’s Go” Hermitage terrace vineyards hike with wine tasting (AM)

June 25
Arrive 9:30 PM
June 26
Depart 8:30 PM

Uniworld Included Shore Tour, Choice of: Lyon Capital of Gastronomy tour (AM) OR Silk weavers walking tour (AM)
OR “Let’s Go” Lyon Peninsula bike tour (AM)

F&WT Onboard Event: Jeff Cohn Cellars Wine Hour

June 27
Arrive 3:30 AM
Depart 5:00 PM

Uniworld Included Shore Tours, Choice of: Burgundy landscapes, Beaune and the hospices (no lunch) (AM) OR Mâcon walking discover tour (no lunch) (AM)

Uniworld Captain’s Farewell Dinner

F&WT Optional Shore Tour: Maconnais Meets Beaujolais
F&WT Onboard Event: Farewell Toast

June 28

Transfer from the ship to Lyon-Saint-Exupery Airport (approx. 30 min)

June 28

Transfer from the ship to Lyon-Saint-Exupery Airport

Per Person Pricing

Deluxe Blacony$5,589$9,939
French Balcony$5,089$9,059
Classic Stateroom$4,189$7,489

Suite Pricing Available Upon Request

Prices are per person based on double occupancy and include shipboard accommodations, all scheduled airport transfers, onboard meals, gratuities, port taxes, unlimited beverages of select wines, beers, and spirits, unlimited soft drinks, specialty coffee beverages and tea, complimentary Uniworld shore excursions, wines served with dinners provided by host winery, onboard wine program and limited travel management services. Prices do not include roundtrip air, premium wine and spirits, Food & Wine Trails’ optional pre-cruise program and shore tours, travel insurance, or all items of a personal nature. F&WT reserves the right to correct pricing errors or omissions. Prices will not increase after deposit received, except for fuel surcharges and any taxes, charges or levies imposed by government agencies. Single/Triple prices available upon request.

About the Ship

Voted #1 River Cruise Line
by Travel + Leisure 2018 & 2019 World’s Best Awards

S.S. Catherine 


The stunningly sophisticated S.S. Catherine is part of Unworld’s award-winning collection of boutique river cruise ships, a vessel fittingly named in honor of the beautiful and legendary French actress Catherine Deneuve. Designed with the unique signature touches for which Uniworld is known, this ultra-luxurious Super Ship marks the debut of an entirely new category of river cruising.

The magnificent 443-foot, 159-passenger S.S. Catherine was many years in the making, meticulously engineered and lavishly decorated with exquisitely crafted furnishings, hand-selected antiques, original paintings, and an indoor swimming pool with an intricate mosaic tile backsplash. The S.S. Catherine also showcases an extensive art collection and many other opulent touches, including a hand blown Murano glass chandelier and life-size glass horse that were specially commissioned for the ship.
Public Areas & Amenities
  • Van Gogh Lounge with full-service bar
  • Bar du Leopard with full-service bar
  • Cézanne Restaurant
  • Gordes Terrace
  • Matisse Terrace
  • Heated swimming pool
  • Fitness center
  • Serenity River Spa
  • Guest laundry
  • Elevator
  • 24-hour specialty coffee and tea bar
  • Free Internet and Wi-Fi access
Staterooms & Suites
All staterooms and suites (shown above) have handcrafted Savoir® of England beds, 100% Egyptian cotton linens, and a choice of pillows. Other amenities include built-in closets, hair dryer, individual thermostat, flat-screen TV with infotainment center and satellite, bottled water, and a safe. Marble bathrooms feature L’Occitane en Provence bath and body products, plush towels, towel warmers, heated mirrors, and bathrobes and slippers.
All suites are uniquely decorated and have additional amenities and services, including in-suite special butler service, packing and unpacking assistance, full breakfast menu, daily fruit and cookie plate, elegant evening snack, robes and slippers, iPod® docking station, Nespresso coffee machine and fine teas, fully stocked mini bar, free laundry and shoe shine service, bottle of wine upon arrival, Hermés bath products, one-per-person in-suite well-being treatment, and a special dinner in Bar du Leopard.

Ship’s lobby

Bar du Leopard lounge

Van Gogh lounge

Super Ship S.S. Catherine

Inauguration: 2014 | Length: 443 ft | Width: 37.5 ft | Voltage: 110/220 volts | Guests: 159


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: Food & Wine Trails, 141 Stony Circle, Suite 260, Santa Rosa, CA 95401

    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.

    Deposit: $900 per person is due at time of booking

    FINAL PAYMENT DUE DATE: February 12, 2020

    All Guests will be required to check‐in online to complete and submit their PASSENGER INFORMATION FORM before final documentation will be processed. Check‐in online at www.uniworld.com/before‐you‐go/expresscheckin. Please complete Express Check‐in as soon as possible after making your booking.

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