Why stick with the same sailing experience year after year when you could turn your vacation into a memorable learning moment? Sail with Windstar Cruises and you won’t be disappointed. With their Signature Hosts leading the way, you will experience a unique opportunity while you learn from experts in the fields of culinary art, wine and literature, politics and entertainment.
Join Chef Fabio Viviani of “Top Chef” Season 5 Fan Favorite as you sail from Athens to Rome on the Wind Surf.
Fabio Viviani is the owner of Firenze Osteria and was the “Top Chef” Season 5 Fan Favorite. Fabio began his culinary career at age 12 and then attended Italy’s Instituto Professionale per I servizi Alberghieri in Florence, focusing on advanced Tuscan and regional cooking as well as a wide variety of specialization courses. He spent months, at regional restaurants and aboard to learn the secrets of master chefs and eventually co-owned and managed several high-volume Florentine restaurants. As owner and executive chef of Firenze Osteria Viviani brings his Tuscan dishes and Florentine flair to Southern California. Fabio is also the official spokesperson for Bertolli Olive Oil and Santa Margherita wines. During the sailing, Fabio will conduct a lecture and cooking demonstration.
Interested in the art of winemaking? Travel on Wind Surf round-trip out of St. Maarten while winemaker Chris Figgins of Leonetti Cellar and Figgins Family Wine Estate teaches you the finer aspects of the winemaking industry.
Chris Figgins’ parents founded Walla Walla, Washington’s acclaimed Leonetti Cellar. Figgins continues the winery’s tradition of producing some the world’s most sought-after reds in small, limited productions. He recently launched FIGGINS, an estate-grown, single-vineyard wine, and Lostine Cattle Company, grass-fed beef, to extend the Figgins Family Wine Estates experience. Figgins will lecture on winemaking for Leonetti Cellar and Figgins Family Wine Estates.
With Windstar Cruises, getting there is half the fun. The sleek yachts are made for seeing the world from a different point of view – one that is intimate, relaxing and unique. The luxury of your own private yacht and the adventure of sailing the high seas are incomparable.