New York Wine Tasting Cruise

Enjoy a Wine and Cheese Tasting Class Aboard the Beautiful Manhattan

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About This Experience

General Information hide

Celebrate the wonderful world of wine during this Manhattan Harbor Scenic Wine and Cheese Tasting Cruise. Each week, a different region of the world will be the focus of this gourmet and educational New York excursion.

The culinary adventure begins at Chelsea Piers where you will board the beautiful 1920’s style Motor Yacht Manhattan. Once the cruise is underway, an interactive wine tasting will be led by New York Sommelier, Wendy Crispell. Throughout the cruise you will discuss viticulture and tasting techniques that will help you learn about and enjoy the wine in your glass. In addition to the flight of wines, artisan and farmstead cheeses will be expertly paired to complement the varietal selection of the evening. You will enjoy five different wines which will reflect and illustrate the region as well as a selection of dried fruit, nuts and breads.

This wine tasting experience provides you with the opportunity to swirl, sniff, and sip your way down the Hudson River. Whether you are a wine connoisseur or a novice, this scenic cruise on the Hudson River is one of the best things to do in New York City and makes the perfect experience gift.

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Where It's Located hide

  • New York, New York

Who Is Included hide

The New York Wine Tasting Cruise Experience Gifts Certificate is Valid for one participant, unless additional participants are added onto the certificate. You may be joined by up to 30 additional participants on this wine tasting cruise.

This experience is not suitable for non-paying guests.

When It Is Offered hide

This Wine Tasting Cruises are offered on select Friday evenings and Saturday afternoons, April thru December, subject to availability. Friday sails typically set sail at 6:15 PM. Saturday sails typically set sail at 2:00 PM.

How Long Is It hide

The Manhattan Wine Tastings have a cruise length of 2 hours and a total duration of approximately 2¼ hours.

Weather hide

The Wine and Cheese Tasting Cruises take place in most weather conditions, but may be rescheduled by the Captain due to high winds, heavy rain, fog or other inclement weather.

What To Wear hide

Casual attire is recommended for this scenic cruise around Manhattan.

Additional Information hide

Classically-lined and comfortable, the Manhattan features an enclosed back seating area surrounded by windows and skylights, and comes equipped for all weather, with air conditioning and heating.

Each passenger will receive one complimentary drink from the bar. Cash is necessary to purchase any additional beverages. Food is not served during the cruise, but passengers are welcome to bring a small picnic on board.

Participants must be 21 years of age or older. Smoking and outside beverages are not permitted on board.

Gratuity for the Captain and Crew is not included and is appreciated at the end of the cruise.


Reservation Information hide

All changes to reservations for the New York Wine Tasting Cruise Experience require fourteen (14) days advance notice. Reservations may only be rescheduled once.

Xperience Certificates® cannot be exchanged once a reservation for the experience has been made.

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