Enjoy tasting wines amongst the vines in Durnstein
APT is proud to partner with winemakers from Australia’s First Families of Wine to offer you our Wine Series cruises. Uncover the secrets of a continent steeped in centuries of winemaking tradition with visits to picturesque vineyards, onboard wine tastings and a hosted dinner by one of our Wine Ambassadors.
Experience Europe’s acclaimed wine regions during our special Wine Series cruises. In 2018, European wine experts will join you on board to explain traditional wine-making methods, esteemed heritage and traditions. In 2017, winemakers from Australia’s First Families of Wine are your hosts for an unforgettable European river cruising experience. You will enjoy tastings of superb wine, while you embark on excursions to wineries and vineyards that are not normally open to the public.
Wine Ambassador Scott McWilliam, McWilliam's Family Winemakers
A sixth generation winemaker, Scott is a Director and Senior Winemaker of McWilliam's Family Winemakers. Scott has continually diversified his skills by completing vintages in several regions throughout Australia and around the world and is an international wine judge with vast experience in all styles and origins of wine.
The Tyrrell family has been producing superb wines in the Hunter Valley, New South Wales, since 1858. Handed down through four generations, the company is now managed by Bruce Tyrrell who was awarded with an Order of Australia medal for his contribution to the Australian wine industry.
As Taylors Wines' Senior Brand Ambassador and based at the Taylors Winery in the Clare Valley, Cherry is immersed in the wine making craft and loves to share her bountiful wine knowledge and the unique stories and great insights into the way the Taylors wines are crafted.
As Managing Director of Jim Barry Wines since 1985, Peter has steadily expanded the company’s vineyards, which now produce fruit from 10 locations in the Clare Valley totalling more than 200 hectares, as well as developed export markets, which now see Jim Barry Wines available in more than 25 countries.