Overview

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 excursions
  • $100 per person shipboard credit for early bookings if booked by July 31, 2020
Includes:
  • 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.

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

Itinerary

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
2019
Paris, France

Uniworld Airport to Ship Transfer included

F&WT Onboard Event: ZAP Welcome Toast

May 10
2021
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
2021
Vernon Giverny, France

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

May 11
2021
Rouen, France

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

F&WT Optional Shore Tour: In Development

May 12
2021
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
2021
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
2021
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
2021
Paris, France
Overnight

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
2021
Paris, France
Disembark AM

Uniworld Ship to Airport Transfer included

May 16 - 19
2021
Loire Valley

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

Program in Development

 

Per Person Pricing

CATEGORY DESCRIPTIONDOUBLE OCCUPANCYSINGLE OCCUPANCY
Classic River View$4,449$7,898
French Balcony$5,549$9,823
Deluxe French Balcony$6,149$10,873
Suite$7,849$14,948
Grand Suite$10,149$19,548

Prices:
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

Lobby

Le Restaurant Pigalle

La Cave de Vins

Claude's

Salon Toulouse

Le Bar in Salon Toulouse

Le Bistro

Fitness Center

Classic River View

French Balcony

Deluxe French Balcony

Suite

Grand Suite

Terms & Conditions

  • REGISTRATION FORM
    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.

    PAYMENT METHODS
    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
    Deposit: $1,050 per person is due at time of booking for all categories.

    FINAL PAYMENT DUE DATE: December 30, 2020

    REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION
    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.

    ZAP MEMBERSHIP
    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: www.zinfandel.org

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

    FAQs


    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.

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