This program is postponed until further notice.

Program Highlights:
  • Cruise personally hosted by legendary winemakers and top personalities in the Zinfandel world
  • Onboard University of Zin Wine Education Program
  • Onboard welcome reception, tasting  and group dinner with winery hosts
  • Exclusive optional Food & Wine Trails 3-Night Loire Valley post-cruise land program, curated exclusively for ZAP guests
  • Food & Wine Trails optional private-to-the-group wine-themed shore excursion
  • $100 per person shipboard credit bonus
  • Accommodations aboard Uniworld’s S.S. Joie De Vivre
  • Shipboard gratuities
  • All meals & entertainment on ship
  • Unlimited wine, beer, spirits, soft drinks, specialty coffee, tea and bottle water
  • All scheduled airport transfers on arrival / departure dates
  • Uniworld complimentary shore excursions
  • Complimentary Internet & WiFi
  • Complimentary use of bicycles & Nordic walking sticks onshore


Zinfandel Advocates & Producers (ZAP) invites you to celebrate all things French aboard Uniworld’s Super Ship S.S. Joie De Vivre while exploring Paris, Normandy and Northern France in 2021 with Artezin Wines Winemaker, Randle Johnson and his lovely wife MaryLee.

Cruise from Paris through Normandy’s countryside, uncovering its many charms: Richard the Lionheart’s Chateau Gaillard, the medieval capital of Rouen, Monet’s beloved home in Giverny and the famed Normandy beaches. From chic city centers, medieval villages to historic coastlines and sprawling vineyards, be sure to indulge yourself in France’s distinctive wines and culinary traditions.

While onboard your luxury river-ship, experience ZAP’s unrivaled University of Zin activities, including receptions, seminar & tastings and group dinners with your onboard hosts as they share their passion for wine making and some of their favorite Zins’.

And the fun doesn’t stop there, end your fabulous 8-day cruise with Food & Wine Trails optional Loire Valley post-cruise land program.  This NEW 3-night land program has been curated exclusively for guests of ZAP and is chocked full of extraordinary opportunities for the discriminating wine and food enthusiast.


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


Download ZAP's Registration Form
  • Cruise Line

    Uniworld Boutique River Cruises

  • Ports of Call

    Round-trip Paris


Randle & MaryLee Johnson

Winemaker, Artezin Wines


Zinfandel Advocates & Producers (ZAP) 2021

Destination: France
To & From: Round-trip Paris
Dates: May 9 – 16, 2021
Length:  8 Days
Ship: S.S. Joie De Vivre 

May 9
Paris, France

Uniworld Airport to Ship Transfer included

F&WT Onboard Event: ZAP Welcome Toast

May 10
La Roche-Guyon, France

Uniworld Include Shore Tour, Choice of : Château La Roche-Guyon OR “Let’s Go” hike on the Crests trail OR Monet’s Gardens at Giverny OR Let’s Go” bike ride to Giverny
Uniworld Captain’s Welcome Reception & Dinner

May 10
Vernon Giverny, France

F&WT Onboard Event: ZAP University of ZIN Seminar & Tasting (if there is cruising time between ports)

May 11
Rouen, France

Uniworld Included Shore Tour, Choice of: Rouen walking tour or the Dukes of Normandy’s capital


May 12
Caudebec-en-Caux (Honfleur or Etretat), France

Uniworld Included Shore Tour, Choice of: Honfleur walking tour OR “Let’s Go” bike ride to Villequiers Village OR “Let’s Go” golfing in Étretat”

F&WT Optional Shore Tour: Pays d’Auge: Calvados, Cider & Camembert

MAy 13
Rouen (Normandy Beaches), France

Uniworld Included Shore Tour: FULL DAY Tours with Omaha Beach & American cemetery:
Utah Beach, Sainte-Mère-Église, Airborne museum, Pointe du Hoc OR Arromanches, Bayeux & Tapestry Museum OR Juno Beach and Centre Juno Beach Museum

F&WT Onboard Event: ZAP Wine Paired Dinner

May 14
Mantes-la-Jolie (Versailles), France

Uniworld Included Shore Tour, Choice of: Versailles Palace secret apartments OR Versailles Gardens and Queens Hamlet OR “Let’s Go” scenic bike ride along the Seine River to La Butte Verte Parc
Uniworld Captain’s Farewell Reception & Dinner

May 15
Paris, France

Uniworld Included Shore Tour, Choice of: Choice of: Paris city tour OR “Do as the Locals Do” Île de la Cité and Latin Quarter walking tour OR Heart of Paris Seine River cruise OR “Let’s Go” Seine riverbanks bike ride

F&WT Onboard Event: ZAP Farewell Cocktail Party

May 16
Paris, France
Disembark AM

Uniworld Ship to Airport Transfer included

May 16 - 19
Loire Valley

F&WT Optional 3-Night Post-Cruise Program: Loire Valley

Program in Development


Per Person Pricing

Classic River View$4,449$7,898
French Balcony$5,549$9,823
Deluxe French Balcony$6,149$10,873
Grand Suite$10,149$19,548

Prices are per person based on two people per stateroom or single occupancy as stated above, and include shipboard accommodations, all scheduled airport transfers, onboard meals, gratuities, $200 per person government fees & port taxes (subject to change), 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.

About the Ship

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

S.S. Joie De Vivre

Download Deck Plan

S.S. Joie de Vivre brings the “joy of living” to the rivers of France. Step aboard your floating pied-à-terre in France, featuring handcrafted furniture and fine antiques, original artwork, and signature accents inspired by 20th-century Parisian design from the Golden Twenties to the free-spirited Sixties, all blending seamlessly with modern conveniences. The S.S. Joie de Vivre, brightly colored, chic and sophisticated “super yacht” on the Seine, will completely immerse you in all things French before you ever set foot onshore.

S.S. Joie de Vivre


Le Restaurant Pigalle

La Cave de Vins


Salon Toulouse

Le Bar in Salon Toulouse

Le Bistro

Fitness Center

Classic River View

French Balcony

Deluxe French Balcony


Grand Suite

Terms & Conditions

  • Click Here for Food & Wine Trails’ complete Terms & Conditions

    The itinerary port and shore tour schedule as provided by Uniworld Cruises is based on their 2019 itinerary – please note it is likely this will change and be updated a few months prior to departure.  Schedule and times are subject to change without notice due to water levels, wind factors and other 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

    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.

    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‐you‐go/expresscheckin. Please complete Express Check‐in as soon as possible after making your booking.

    Please note that at least one individual traveling in a couple must have a valid ZAP membership as of the dates of travel. The price of an annual ZAP membership starts at $50.00 For more information or to join ZAP visit:

    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 page 2 of the registration form.