Join Flora Springs in Bordeaux in 2019

August 22, 2019

Join John and Carrie Komes of Flora Springs on an unforgettable AMAWaterways cruise aboard the AmaDolce ship in the world-renowned Bordeaux wine region. Board the ship in the city of Bordeaux after an optional AMAWaterways pre-cruise tour in Spain.

You will journey to and explore the renowned vineyards of Saint-Émilion, Pauillac, and Libourne – discovering timeless traditions from the winemakers themselves. You’ll be treated to delicious wine tastings throughout your journey, including a tasting at the 14th-century Château de Montaigne, and a wine festival in Bourg—an exclusive event for AmaWaterways guests. This trip is a must for anyone interested in the best of French culture, lifestyle, wine, and food.

You may choose to conclude your journey with an optional AMAWaterways post-cruise tour in the Loire Valley and Paris.

Guests wishing to participate in all Flora Springs events must make their reservation through MmMmTravel. See details.

MmMmTravel & AMAWaterways Wine Cruise Highlights:

  • Only guests who make their reservations through MmMmTravel will experience a private Flora Springs Wine Dinner at an exclusive 24-seat Chef’s Table with John and Carrie Komes
  • A welcome reception, three tasting seminars, two wine dinners hosted by John & Carrie, wine-themed shore excursions, and a wine-paired Chaine des Rotisseurs

To make your reservations, please contact AMA directly at (831) 659-0151 or

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Basel to Amsterdam: Netherlands, Germany, France & Switzerland –

You are invited to join John and Carrie Komes for the 9th Annual Flora Springs Wine Cruise aboard the SS. Antoinette river boat.

The luxurious décor of the 443-foot, 154-passenger S.S. Antoinette—Uniworld’s first Super Ship—features fine Brazilian marble on the walls and floors, a 19th-century Venetian glass mirror, a stylish Bar du Leopard with full-service bar, and an onboard cinema. The two-story foyer boasts a 10-foot blue Strauss Baccarat chandelier with huge sapphires—a stunning piece that once hung in New York’s famous Tavern on the Green—and a collection of original artwork is displayed throughout the ship.

This meticulously designed ship features enticing public areas and luxurious amenities, including a lounge with full-service bar, well-equipped fitness center, restaurant, Serenity River Spa, and a Sun Deck where you can relax and take in the ever-changing views.

To book and for more information, please click here.