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February 12, 2019 River Cruising No Comments Email Email

Evergreen Cruises & Tours invites you on an 8 Day Flavours of Burgundy and Provence cruise sailing through the heart of Europe’s famous wine-producing region, hosted by some the world’s top wine experts, and featuring a line-up of wine tastings, masterclasses and guided vineyard visits.

The eight-day river cruise departing 27 July 2019, starts from $3,945 per person and includes seven nights on board the Emerald Liberté river cruise ship, all tipping and gratuities, food and drink onboard, six different shore excursion and exclusive events and experiences. Price is based on 27 July 2019 departure.

Within the included excursions guests will have the opportunity to join a walking tour of Viviers (France) and visit ‘the wine-makers’ hospital’, Hospices de Beaune in the heart of Burgundy’s famous vineyards. Guests will be joined by British Master of Wine, Tim Atkin, American wine expert and talk show host, Robin Stark, Canadian wine expert, DJ Kearney and Australian Master of Wine, Andrea Pritzker.

Your Hosts:

Tim Atkins

One of Britain’s leading wine writers and a certified Master of Wine (MW), Tim Atkins was recently named the fifth most influential wine expert in the world. Thirty-three years’ experience and with many awards to his name, he now makes up one third of the ‘Three Wine Men’, hosting engaging wine events around the UK.

Andrea Pritzker

Wine consultant, wine show judge, writer and highly regarded speaker, Andrea Pritzker MW has had a varied career within the wine trade. Born and raised in Toronto, Andrea obtained her diploma in Wine Commerce in Bordeaux and in 2015 became a Master of Wine, one of just 369 in the world. Since moving to Sydney in 2003, Andrea’s career has spanned all aspects of commercial wine trade, most recently as a wine buyer for Qantas epiQure before founding her very own wine education and events business, Wine inTuition.

DJ Kearney

Wine educator, writer and judge, Vancouver-based DJ Kearney has trained hundreds of professional sommeliers on behalf of the Sommelier Guild. Her diverse background within wine, food and geology has qualified her to guide the discovery of the world’s wine regions, as is her understanding of terroir, the sharpening of palates and the chemistry of food and wine in harmony.

Robin Stark

Starkland Cellar Services provides wine cellar management consultations to restaurants and collectors countrywide, while Starkland Tours organises group wine-tasting bicycle tours in Tuscany, Provence and Burgundy. Robin’s past experience of public speaking means she’s well-equipped to hold her insightful wine-tastings in Southern California, and is praised for her energetic style.

For bookings, please contact your local Evergreen Expert travel agent, visit  or call 1300 383 747.

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