Celebrating the Best of British Wine & Fine Dining
Dorset Cruises are celebrating the ‘Best of British’ this summer by teaming up with Vineyards of Hampshire & The Priory Hotel to bring you a unique English Sparkling Wine Cruise to the Saxon Town of Wareham.
You will be welcomed aboard Dorset Queen to a quintessentially English glass of Pimms and summer fruits, ready for a 12pm departure.
As we depart Poole Quay, Dorset Queen will turn starboard towards the western reaches of Poole Harbour and you will be introduced to our 4 guest vineyard owners; members of the collective, ‘Vineyards of Hampshire’.
Each vinter will explain their methods and company traditions whilst you sample an English Sparkling Wine from each Vineyard.
Next up, to try and win your approval will be a glass of English White Wine whist we meander through the reed beds of River Frome.
At around 1:30pm we will moor up alongside the private quayside of The Priory in Wareham, you can hop off, stroll through their stunning summer gardens and into their restaurant.
Two course Sunday Lunch followed by coffee can then be enjoyed at this exquisite, ‘Pride of Britain Hotel’ before we re-embark Dorset Queen at 3:30pm to slowly cruise back to Poole.
This exclusive cruise offers guests the opportunity to sample new wines and grape varieties from the South Coast of England, whilst taking in stunning views along River Frome.
You will also be offered a ‘members discount’ if you wish to purchase a bottle or two of your favourite wine to take home with you.
Who will conquer all and become the winner of ‘Battle of the Vineyards’?
VIP Ticket – £100
Luxury River Cruise aboard Vintage Motor Yacht, Dorset Queen
Pimms & Strawberries on Arrival
Taste Testing a total of 8 carefully selected wines from our 4 handpicked
Vineyards of Hampshire
A two course Sunday Lunch, followed by coffee at ‘Pride of Britain’ member,
The Priory, Wareham