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Sip and Savor Around the Globe

  • 03/29/2017

Journey through the world’s most legendary winelands.  Sip and Savor Around the Globe

June 1-16, 2018    15 Nights    Round-Trip from San Francisco, CA

Expand your palate on a global travel experience that soars above all others. Take flight with Crystal AirCruises™ and Wine Spectator magazine and treat yourself to a sommelier guided journey through the world’s most celebrated winelands, with specialty tastings, pairings and lectures developed with the lauded magazine’s tasting authorities. In flight, your exploration continues with certified Wine Spectator School courses and vintages from the expansive Crystal Skye Cellar. The romance of Bordeaux, Tuscany and Champagne blends beautifully with the pastoral beauty of Mendoza and Cape Winelands – and perfectly complement your discerning tastes.

From Mendoza, Champagne and Bordeaux to the bucolic Cape Winelands and beyond, swirl, sip and savor around the globe on an epicurean odyssey that celebrates the world’s great wine regions.

Destination Highlights:

  • Drink in the snow-capped Andean panoramas in Mendoza while tasting renowned Malbecs in Argentina’s “Napa Valley”
  • Learn the Art of Blending at South Africa’s Grande Provence Heritage Wine Estate in Franschhoek, and take-off on a mini-safari to Aquila Private Game Reserve
  • Dine at Tuscany’s Michelin-starred La Torre, go truffle hunting with the Savini Family, and explore the stunning landscape by Vespa
  • Savor the Michelin-starred creations of chefs Gordon Ramsay at Le Pressoir d’Argent and Philippe Etchebest at Le Quatrième Mur, explore renowned chateaux in Margaux and Pomerol, float over Saint-Émilion in a hot air balloon
  • Discover legendary vineyards in Champagne, and indulge in the delectable cuisine at Le Fouquet’s and Victoria in Paris


Vacation Inclusions:

Sip and Savor Around the Globe Air Experience:

  • Crystal’s Boeing 777-200LR is the world’s newest and only privately owned private tour jet, offering unmatched space and a dedicated team of Crystal Skye Butlers
  • The world’s only private tour jet with a separate social space including dining tables, stand-up bar and Crystal SkyeCellar with more than 300 world-class vintages
  • The world’s only private tour jet with Crystal Exclusive Class™ seats — fully reclining, flatbed Welsh handcrafted sleeper seats designed for ergonomic comfort
  • The world’s only private tour jet with Michelin-inspired cuisine prepared by in-flight Executive Chef
  • Sophisticated in-flight entertainment system with 24″ monitors, the industry’s largest, plus unlimited complimentary global Skye-Fi, Bose® Noise Cancelling headphones, Apple iPads® preloaded with personalized itineraries
  • The finest all-inclusive selections of wines, champagnes, beers and premium spirits

Sip and Savor Around the Globe Land Experience:

  • The world’s only private tour jet experience to offer a choice of four all-inclusive, interchangeable Destination Experiences in each destination, offering as many as seven unique options on any given day
  • The world’s only private tour jet experience to include culinary experiences at critically acclaimed restaurants, including Michelin– and Gault et Millau-rated favorites
  • Design Your Time option invites travelers to create a custom program (at their expense)
  • Signature Crystal Events bring guests together for exclusive experiences throughout each AirCruise, including Launch Day & Bon Voyage celebration in each departure city
  • Accommodations at the finest hotels, resorts, eco-villages and safari lodges; all transfers and privileged access to sites

Contact Travel Specialist Dixie Wiley for rates 703.347.5224 (leave message so I can return your call – I answer numbers I recognize since I receive numerous marketing calls every day)

Sip and Savor Around The Globe

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