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Luxury travel Blog post December 6, 2016
QM2 leaving Southampton in August 2010

Danielle Fear

QM2 leaving Southampton in August 2010

Cunard to launch wine education courses at sea

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Luxury travel brand Cunard partnered with the largest provider of wine and spirits qualifications in the world, WSET (Wine & Spirit Education Trust), to launch certified wine and spirit courses for its passengers.

The partnership with Cunard is the first time WSET courses will be available to guests on a Transatlantic and round-world cruise line with WSET courses initially available on Queen Mary 2’s westbound Transatlantic crossings and world voyages. Courses are expected to be available on Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth later in 2017.

Guests aboard crossings from Southampton to New York can embark on a 5-day course to achieve WSET Level 1 Award in Wines. The course gives a hands-on introduction to the world of wine in an interactive and relaxed atmosphere for beginners, while covering the basics of wine types and styles through sight, smell, and taste, as well as how to store and serve wine and pair with food.

Walter Christen's insight:

Cunard Line Is bringing the wine tasting sessions other cruise lines have to a whole new level. Availability of the classes will start on the Queen Mary 2 during transatlantic crossings and world cruises.  Sounds like a great way to spend some time learning something new. 



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