WINE CRUISES Connections

Seemingly straight from the pages of an old German fairytale….Read more
Mouthwatering bites (or full-on meals)...Read more
Travel back in time to explore the beautifully preserved medieval town of Český KrumlovRead more
If you’ve ever had a taste of Mateus wine -- that sweet, frizzante rosé wine that was popular in the swinging 1970s – then the Mateus Palace should feel like an old familiar friend.Read more
Montmartre’s legendary La Vie Bohème – still the bohemian heart and soul of Parisian chic – has long been a siren call to artists and revolutionary thinkersRead more
“Drinking a Kölsch beer is more than just drinking a beer: it’s like drinking an entire culture.”Read more
What better city to visit on a river cruise than stunning Amsterdam?Read more
Castles are always in style – but in 1870s Germany, they were positively en vogue.Read more
Known for being one of the most stunning Renaissance cities throughout Europe, Salamanca was first founded in the pre-Ancient Rome era in roughly the 2nd or 3rd century BC.Read more
“If I had never come here, I would have regretted it.” So said Empress Maria Theresa, in describing Melk Abbey.Read more
You’ll want to drink up more than the stunning scenery and incredible history of Portugal during your visit...Read more
Celebrate life’s sweetest moments with an intoxicating pairing of ultra-rich, honeyed Sauternes wine from Bordeaux.Read more
Get swept up in our excitement for the brand-new AmaKristina, which will debut in 2017 on the Rhine.Read more
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Johann Strauss II – with native sons like these, it’s no wonder that classical music continues to reverberate through the streets of Austria – particularly Vienna.Read more
Imagine yourself a part of a Monet masterpiece as you step into his lovely gardens at Giverny.Read more
Not all German legends have been turned into hit animated movies… at least not yet.Read more
Welcome to the grand cosmopolitan city of Budapest – long a center of great beauty, elegance and sophistication.Read more
Nestled along the majestic banks of the mighty Danube, Dürnstein is one of the most visited regions in the iconic Wachau Valley.Read more
Red sandstone ruins, majestic views over the Neckar Valley and green forests, the world’s largest wine barrel – the castle of Heidelberg is one of Germany’s most charming and romantic sights.Read more
One of the greatest military engineers of all time, Sébastian Le Prestre de Vauban built the famed citadel of Blaye in the 17th century to protect Bordeaux.Read more
How many monks does it take to develop the world-class wine of the illustrious Fécamp Monastery, still being served hundreds of years after its introduction?Read more
Why just settle for a regular cup of joe? Or even a specially whipped up espresso or caffé macchiato when you can indulge in a classic Rüdesheimer kaffee (aka Rüdesheimer coffee).Read more
Austria’s iconic Wachau Valley, a UNESCO-designated World Heritage Site, is not only home to some of the most charming towns and villages but also stunning scenic views and lush vineyards.Read more
Hermitage, a French wine Appellation d’Origine Controlée (AOC), is one of the most sought-after wines in the world.Read more
Think Port wine is the only sweet wine under the proverbial Portuguese sun? Well, think again.Read more
Thirsting for a papal history lesson as you enjoy a nuanced, flavorful wine with sumptuous texture, intensity and heavenly aromatics including black currants, blackberries and herbs de Provence?Read more
Actually, the “Verde” in “Vinho Verde” does not stand for the color green, but rather it refers to green in the context of being young or youthful.Read more
Imagine toasting with the perfect glass of sparkling Brut Reserve or a dry, late harvest Riesling or a peppery, fruity Grüner Veltliner right in the Kremstal valley?Read more
Is there any more perfect pairing for wine than a blend of classical romance and legendary chivalry?Read more
Vienne, while located in southeastern France, is very much a Roman city.Read more
Go for the wines, but say it’s for the history.Read more
Imagine toasting to the good life aboard an AmaWaterways river cruiseRead more
Sprinkled over handmade pastas, elegant risottos, flavorful bruschetta and hearty omelettesRead more