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Cruise with renowned Vintner Russ Weis and Cheese Expert Janet Fletcher April 26, 2019 — May 4, 2019

Announcing a very special opportunity to cruise on the Regent Seven Seas Voyager with renowned Vintner Russ Weis of Silverado Vineyards and Highly Acclaimed Cheese Expert Janet Fletcher of Planet Cheese.

Exclusive amenities only for our group guests will include a private wine and cheese reception, a private winemaker dinner, a cheese education event, an additional wine and cheese party and more! PLUS get $700 per stateroom shipboard credit if you book now!

Russ Weis

Born in Madera, California, Russ grew up working in the family vineyards. His career in fine wine has taken him all over the globe. He moved to Napa Valley in 1981 to attend Pacific Union College. After graduating, he was fortunate to travel to many countries studying, teaching, and skiing. In 1987, Russ returned to Napa Valley, beginning his career at Christian Brothers Winery. Later, for International Distillers & Vintners, Russ managed Global Sales and Marketing for iconic wineries such as Inglenook and Beaulieu Vineyards. In 1993, Russ joined Robert Mondavi Winery holding positions including Director of Public Relations for Opus One and finally, Senior Vice President of International Business Development. In 2004, he joined Silverado Vineyards where he is President. He has twice served as President of The Stags Leap District Winegrowers Association and was Chairman of the Napa Valley Vintners. He has also served on the Boards of various non-profits including the Napa Valley Symphony, and he was the founding Honorary Chair of the Oakland Wine Festival. (

Janet Fletcher

Janet Fletcher is the author or co-author of nearly 30 books on food and beverage, including Cheese & Wine, Cheese & Beer and The Cheese Course. Janet publishes the weekly Planet Cheese blog and is the cheese columnist for Specialty Food and Somm Journal magazines. Trained at the Culinary Institute of America and at Chez Panisse, Janet teaches cooking and cheese-appreciation classes around the country. Her journalism has received three James Beard Awards and the IACP Bert Greene Award, and her food writing has appeared in numerous national publications, including The New York Times, Saveur, Fine Cooking and Food & Wine. (

Jerusalem (Haifa) to Athens (Piraeus)

Picturesque Greek Isles 8 Nights — Departs April 26, 2019

Friday, April 26

Haifa/Jerusalem, Israel
All aboard our beautiful ship!


Saturday, April 27

Haifa/Jerusalem, Israel
10 p.m. departure
Explore Israel’s historic capital, a trendy food lovers' destination, on your own or enjoy the Regent’s guided excursion.

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Sunday, April 28

Cruising the Mediterranean Sea
Sun, sea, wine, cheese...

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Monday, April 29

Kos, Greece
An Aegean island famous for its Venetian and Ottoman architecture and sandy beaches.

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Tuesday, April 30

Kusadasi (Ephesus), Turkey
Explore an ancient Roman city and UNESCO World Heritage site.

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Wednesday, May 1

Kavala, Greece
Known for its picturesque harbor and fascinating old quarter. I'm dreaming of a Greek seafood lunch!

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Thursday, May 2

Volos, Greece
A jewel of a seaport with a splendid harbor, seaside tavernas and beautiful architecture. History buffs will love visiting the reproduction of the ancient ship Argo.

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Friday, May 3

Mykonos, Greece
There's a reason this island is so fabled and beloved. It is a fantasy in blue and white, with waterfront cafés, windmills and sea captions' mansions.

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Saturday, May 4

Athens (port of Piraeus), Greece
You'll want to add on a few days to enjoy Greece's capital, with its bustling central market and fabulous restaurants. Stock up on Greek goodies to take home!

Special amenities and events on this cruise with Janet and Russ offer private receptions, food, cheese & wine pairings, dinners, culinary and wine focused shore excursions & more. You will also get an additional $700 per person onboard credit.

It's All Included

On this fabulous 8-night cruise from Haifa/Jerusalem to Athens cruise only fares from $4999 per veranda suite

  • FREE Unlimited Shore Excursions
  • FREE Unlimited Beverages Including Fine Wines and Premium Spirits
  • FREE Open Bars and Lounges PLUS In-Suite Mini-Bar Replenished Daily
  • FREE Pre-Paid Gratuities
  • FREE Specialty Restaurants
  • FREE Unlimited Wi-Fi

Space is limited so call now. Reserve Now

All-inclusive prices start at just $4999 per person for a veranda suite

Call now for more details and to reserve 1 800 277 3384