The Love Boat has nothing on Bruce Carey. The head honcho of BCR and chef Dolan Lane of Clarklewis have announced their partnership with Dundee's Sokol Blosser Winery to host a seven-day food and wine tour of the Mediterranean and Adriatic on board Windstar Cruises’ Wind Surf luxury private charter cruise liner.
The cruise isn't slated to hit the high seas until next summer, but for the early bookers: The food-and- wine-focused festivities will begin in Rome, Italy on June 1, 2012 with an evening welcome party at the Excedra Hotel. The cruise will leave Rome and stop at ports of call in Capri, Italy; Taormina, Sicily; Kotor, Montenegro; Dubrovnik, Croatia; Hvar, Croatia; and ?nally Venice, Italy on Saturday, June 9, 2012.
Features of the Mediterranean cruise include multi-course dinners featuring the cuisine of Chef Dolan Lane paired with wines by Sokol Blosser Winemaker Russ Rosner, unlimited Sokol Blosser wines throughout the cruise, excursion opportunities, nightly entertainment on board the Wind Surf, and other specialty wine and food events including cooking classes by Chef Dolan, tastings of rare wines led by the Sokol Blosser family, and wine seminars themed around the ports of call.
· Fine Food & Wine Cruise through the Mediterranean [Official site]
· All Previous Bruce Carey Coverage [Eater PDX]