Seabourn Introduces 'Refined' Wine And Spirits List

Unique Selections Augment Complimentary Wines and Spirits Aboard

Seabourn's Yacht Cruisers



Apr 24, 2001, 01:00 ET from Seabourn Cruise Line

    MIAMI, April 24 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/  -- Seabourn Cruise
 Line today revealed its new wines and spirits list, describing it as
 "unprecedented at sea and even surpassing many of the world's finest
 restaurants and hotels."
     This announcement and the above comment were made by Richard Meadows, CTC,
 Senior Vice President Sales and Marketing, who noted that the new list is an
 integral element of the ultra luxury line's recently revealed enhancement
 program "Seabourn Refined," debuting on its intimate, yacht-like cruisers.
     "We are exceedingly proud of our new collection of wines and spirits," he
 said. "Seabourn guests appreciate the world's finest, be it service,
 amenities, cuisine, wine or other beverages. To achieve the club-like ambience
 our ships are known for, we endeavor to offer the best of the best in all
 aspects of our cruise product. This certainly includes wines and spirits."
     The imposing new wine menu features more than 200 wines from the world's
 top wine-growing regions. This includes a wide variety of classic labels and
 vintages as well as rare, boutique wines of limited production.
     More than 50 quality wines from around the world, praised by wine
 connoisseurs and other experts, are served at no charge to Seabourn guests
 with lunches and dinners on board, and are also stocked in passengers' in-
 suite bars at no cost.
     There are also more than 100 internationally known spirits available,
 including whiskeys, brandies, aperitifs, cordials and liqueurs. More than 75
 brands and varieties of these are likewise complimentary throughout the ship
 and are stocked in the in-suite bars.
     "Our complimentary wines and spirits include some of the world's best
 labels and brands," said Meadows. "In addition to these, we do offer some rare
 vintages and superior spirits for sale at very attractive prices, a better
 value than our guests will find ashore."
     Seabourn guests also appreciate activities such as frequent, complimentary
 wine tastings and discussions by the ship's sommelier and in-depth wine
 lectures offered by guest winemakers and other experts.
     Lawrence Rapp, Vice President, Hotel Operations, provided a quick portrait
 of Seabourn's exclusive offerings of both fine wines and spirits. Of
 Seabourn's extensive new wine inventory, Rapp stated, "Quite simply, our
 intention was to develop a wine list comprising many of the world's best known
 wines, along with a unique selection of limited production wines offering
 outstanding quality. We are confident our knowledgeable guests will be highly
 pleased with our classic, first and second growth reds and whites from France,
 and truly extraordinary wines from Italy, Spain, Germany, California,
 Australia and Chile."
 
     SEABOURN WINES AND SPIRITS: A PARTIAL LIST
     Spirits which are complimentary throughout all Seabourn yachts include:
 Scotch Whisky: Ballantine's; Johnny Walker Red and Black; Dewar's White Label,
 Famous Grouse, Teacher's; Cutty Sark; Chivas Regal; Haig Dimple. Malt Whisky:
 Glenfiddich, Glenmorangie; Glenlivet, MacAllan 25 year old; Laphroaig;
 Dalwhinnie; Lagavulin. Bourbon Whiskey: Maker's Mark; Jack Daniel's Black
 Label; Jim Beam; I.W. Harper; Wild Turkey. Canadian Whiskey: Canadian Club;
 Seagram's V.O.; Crown Royal. Gin: Beefeater; Tanqueray; Bombay Sapphire.
 Vodka: Absolut (including flavors); Stolichnaya; Finlandia; Skyy; Ketel One.
 Rum: Bacardi Silver and Gold; Myer's; Mount Gay. Cognacs: Courvoisier VSOP;
 Remy Martin VSOP; Martell VSOP.
     Fine wines on Seabourn's complimentary list include: Sparkling Wine --
 Mumm Cuvee Napa Brut. White Wines -- Chardonnay R. H. Phillips, Napa Valley,
 California; Chardonnay Caliterra, Chile; Gavi Batasiola, Italy; Macon Villages
 George Duboeuf, Burgundy, France; Red Wines -- Pinot Noir, Loraine Valley,
 California; Cabernet Sauvignon, Domaine St. George, Napa Valley, California;
 Merlot Aresti, Chile; Montepulciano d'Abruzzo Farnese, Italy; Shiraz-Cabernet
 Sauvignon Banrock Station, Australia.
     Additional labels and vintages available in Seabourn's cellars include:
 Champagnes and Sparkling Wines -- Cristal Louis Roederer (1993), Cuvee La
 Grande Dame, Veuve Clicquot (1990), Grand Cordon Rouge, Mumm (1985), Brut J.
 Schram, Schramsberg, Napa Valley (1988). Older Classics -- Chateau Petrus,
 Grand Vin, Pomerol (1979), Chateau Haut-Brion, First Growth, Graves (1988)
 Chateau Lafitte-Rothschild, First Growth, Pauillac (1993), Chateau Margaux,
 First Growth, Margaux (1988), Romanee-Saint-Vivant, Grand Cru, Domaine de la
 Romanee-Conti (1993). European White Wines -- Gewurztraminer, Trimbach (1998),
 Pavillon Blanc, Chateau Margaux (1993), Corton Charlemagne, Grand Cru, Bonneau
 Martay (1994), Pinot Grigio "Benefizium Porer", Alois Lageder, Alto Adige
 (1998), Albarino, Morgadio, Rias Baixas (1998). European Red Wines -- Chateau
 Cos D'Estournel, Second Growth, (1993), Chateau Figeac, First Growth (1983),
 Nuits-Saint-Georges, Louis Jadot (1997). White Wines of the New World --
 Chardonnay, Kumeu River, Auckland (1996), Semillon, Lowe Family, Hunter
 Valley, Australia (1999), Chardonnay reserve "La Escultura estate", Errazuriz,
 Casablanca Valley, Chile (1997). Red Wines of the New World -- Cabernet
 Sauvignon-Shiraz "Black Label" (1995), Cabernet Sauvignon "Reserva de Familia"
 De Martino, Maipo Valle, Chile  (1997). Unique Selections from Around the
 World -- Patz & Hall "Woolsey Road Vineyard", Russian River Valley (1998),
 Joseph Phelps "Insignia", Napa Valley (1995), Duckhorn Merlot "Howell
 Mountain," Napa Valley (1995). Dessert Wines -- Chateau d'Yquem, Great First
 Growth Sauternes (1989)
     Seabourn is an ultra-luxury cruise line with stylish, yacht-like vessels.
 The Seabourn fleet includes Seabourn Sun, Seabourn Pride, Spirit and Legend
 and Seabourn Goddess I and II. Seabourn Cruise Line is a member of the
 exclusive World's leading Cruise Lines alliance, which also includes Carnival
 Cruise Lines, Cunard Line, Holland America Line, Costa Cruises and Windstar
 Cruises. Together, these member lines share a commitment to quality and value,
 offering cruise vacations that appeal to a wide range of lifestyles and
 budgets and sail to some of the world's most exciting destinations.
 
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    MIAMI, April 24 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/  -- Seabourn Cruise
 Line today revealed its new wines and spirits list, describing it as
 "unprecedented at sea and even surpassing many of the world's finest
 restaurants and hotels."
     This announcement and the above comment were made by Richard Meadows, CTC,
 Senior Vice President Sales and Marketing, who noted that the new list is an
 integral element of the ultra luxury line's recently revealed enhancement
 program "Seabourn Refined," debuting on its intimate, yacht-like cruisers.
     "We are exceedingly proud of our new collection of wines and spirits," he
 said. "Seabourn guests appreciate the world's finest, be it service,
 amenities, cuisine, wine or other beverages. To achieve the club-like ambience
 our ships are known for, we endeavor to offer the best of the best in all
 aspects of our cruise product. This certainly includes wines and spirits."
     The imposing new wine menu features more than 200 wines from the world's
 top wine-growing regions. This includes a wide variety of classic labels and
 vintages as well as rare, boutique wines of limited production.
     More than 50 quality wines from around the world, praised by wine
 connoisseurs and other experts, are served at no charge to Seabourn guests
 with lunches and dinners on board, and are also stocked in passengers' in-
 suite bars at no cost.
     There are also more than 100 internationally known spirits available,
 including whiskeys, brandies, aperitifs, cordials and liqueurs. More than 75
 brands and varieties of these are likewise complimentary throughout the ship
 and are stocked in the in-suite bars.
     "Our complimentary wines and spirits include some of the world's best
 labels and brands," said Meadows. "In addition to these, we do offer some rare
 vintages and superior spirits for sale at very attractive prices, a better
 value than our guests will find ashore."
     Seabourn guests also appreciate activities such as frequent, complimentary
 wine tastings and discussions by the ship's sommelier and in-depth wine
 lectures offered by guest winemakers and other experts.
     Lawrence Rapp, Vice President, Hotel Operations, provided a quick portrait
 of Seabourn's exclusive offerings of both fine wines and spirits. Of
 Seabourn's extensive new wine inventory, Rapp stated, "Quite simply, our
 intention was to develop a wine list comprising many of the world's best known
 wines, along with a unique selection of limited production wines offering
 outstanding quality. We are confident our knowledgeable guests will be highly
 pleased with our classic, first and second growth reds and whites from France,
 and truly extraordinary wines from Italy, Spain, Germany, California,
 Australia and Chile."
 
     SEABOURN WINES AND SPIRITS: A PARTIAL LIST
     Spirits which are complimentary throughout all Seabourn yachts include:
 Scotch Whisky: Ballantine's; Johnny Walker Red and Black; Dewar's White Label,
 Famous Grouse, Teacher's; Cutty Sark; Chivas Regal; Haig Dimple. Malt Whisky:
 Glenfiddich, Glenmorangie; Glenlivet, MacAllan 25 year old; Laphroaig;
 Dalwhinnie; Lagavulin. Bourbon Whiskey: Maker's Mark; Jack Daniel's Black
 Label; Jim Beam; I.W. Harper; Wild Turkey. Canadian Whiskey: Canadian Club;
 Seagram's V.O.; Crown Royal. Gin: Beefeater; Tanqueray; Bombay Sapphire.
 Vodka: Absolut (including flavors); Stolichnaya; Finlandia; Skyy; Ketel One.
 Rum: Bacardi Silver and Gold; Myer's; Mount Gay. Cognacs: Courvoisier VSOP;
 Remy Martin VSOP; Martell VSOP.
     Fine wines on Seabourn's complimentary list include: Sparkling Wine --
 Mumm Cuvee Napa Brut. White Wines -- Chardonnay R. H. Phillips, Napa Valley,
 California; Chardonnay Caliterra, Chile; Gavi Batasiola, Italy; Macon Villages
 George Duboeuf, Burgundy, France; Red Wines -- Pinot Noir, Loraine Valley,
 California; Cabernet Sauvignon, Domaine St. George, Napa Valley, California;
 Merlot Aresti, Chile; Montepulciano d'Abruzzo Farnese, Italy; Shiraz-Cabernet
 Sauvignon Banrock Station, Australia.
     Additional labels and vintages available in Seabourn's cellars include:
 Champagnes and Sparkling Wines -- Cristal Louis Roederer (1993), Cuvee La
 Grande Dame, Veuve Clicquot (1990), Grand Cordon Rouge, Mumm (1985), Brut J.
 Schram, Schramsberg, Napa Valley (1988). Older Classics -- Chateau Petrus,
 Grand Vin, Pomerol (1979), Chateau Haut-Brion, First Growth, Graves (1988)
 Chateau Lafitte-Rothschild, First Growth, Pauillac (1993), Chateau Margaux,
 First Growth, Margaux (1988), Romanee-Saint-Vivant, Grand Cru, Domaine de la
 Romanee-Conti (1993). European White Wines -- Gewurztraminer, Trimbach (1998),
 Pavillon Blanc, Chateau Margaux (1993), Corton Charlemagne, Grand Cru, Bonneau
 Martay (1994), Pinot Grigio "Benefizium Porer", Alois Lageder, Alto Adige
 (1998), Albarino, Morgadio, Rias Baixas (1998). European Red Wines -- Chateau
 Cos D'Estournel, Second Growth, (1993), Chateau Figeac, First Growth (1983),
 Nuits-Saint-Georges, Louis Jadot (1997). White Wines of the New World --
 Chardonnay, Kumeu River, Auckland (1996), Semillon, Lowe Family, Hunter
 Valley, Australia (1999), Chardonnay reserve "La Escultura estate", Errazuriz,
 Casablanca Valley, Chile (1997). Red Wines of the New World -- Cabernet
 Sauvignon-Shiraz "Black Label" (1995), Cabernet Sauvignon "Reserva de Familia"
 De Martino, Maipo Valle, Chile  (1997). Unique Selections from Around the
 World -- Patz & Hall "Woolsey Road Vineyard", Russian River Valley (1998),
 Joseph Phelps "Insignia", Napa Valley (1995), Duckhorn Merlot "Howell
 Mountain," Napa Valley (1995). Dessert Wines -- Chateau d'Yquem, Great First
 Growth Sauternes (1989)
     Seabourn is an ultra-luxury cruise line with stylish, yacht-like vessels.
 The Seabourn fleet includes Seabourn Sun, Seabourn Pride, Spirit and Legend
 and Seabourn Goddess I and II. Seabourn Cruise Line is a member of the
 exclusive World's leading Cruise Lines alliance, which also includes Carnival
 Cruise Lines, Cunard Line, Holland America Line, Costa Cruises and Windstar
 Cruises. Together, these member lines share a commitment to quality and value,
 offering cruise vacations that appeal to a wide range of lifestyles and
 budgets and sail to some of the world's most exciting destinations.
 
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