Celebrity Cruises Toasts to 18 New Wine Spectator Awards


Friday, June 28, 2024

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Celebrity Cruises® has once again set the standard for wine offerings aboard its fleet, achieving a remarkable milestone this week with 18 new honors at the 2024 Wine Spectator Awards. Over the past 12 years, the luxury travel brand has amassed a total of 136 accolades, underscoring its leadership in maritime wine programs. Notably, the Edge® Series of Celebrity Cruises won five prestigious “Best Of” Awards of Excellence, including top honors for Le Voyage, the exclusive sea-based restaurant by world-renowned chef Daniel Boulud.

“We are continually innovating and expanding our beverage offerings to remain at the forefront of trends and meet the preferences of Celebrity guests,” said Laura Hodges Bethge, president of Celebrity Cruises. “We are honored to receive continued recognition for our elevated wine program from the experts at Wine Spectator.”

This year, Celebrity Cruises celebrated its 12th consecutive year of recognition with the following 2024 Awards of Excellence:

  • Opus on Celebrity Reflection®
  • Grand Cuvée on Celebrity Silhouette®
  • Grand Epernay on Celebrity Solstice®
  • Moonlight Sonata on Celebrity EclipseSM
  • Silhouette on Celebrity EquinoxSM
  • Cosmopolitan on Celebrity Summit®
  • Metropolitan on Celebrity Millennium®
  • San Marco on Celebrity Constellation®
  • Trellis on Celebrity Infinity®

Additional distinctions in the 2024 Wine Spectator Awards include:

  • Best of Award of Excellence for Le Voyage on both Celebrity Ascent SM and Celebrity BeyondSM
  • Best of Award of Excellence for Tuscan on both Celebrity Ascent and Celebrity Beyond
  • Best of Award of Excellence for Cyprus on Celebrity Apex®
  • Awards of Excellence for Normandie on Celebrity Edge®, and for Fine Cut on Celebrity Ascent, Celebrity Beyond, and Celebrity Apex.

Onboard, guests of Celebrity Cruises can explore an impressive selection of over 500 wines, including offerings from the most celebrated vineyards and Celebrity’s exclusive private labels. Each restaurant features a dedicated sommelier to assist both seasoned aficionados and newcomers in navigating the extensive wine menu.

Celebrity Cruises also offers a suite of wine-centric experiences designed to enhance guest engagement and enjoyment, including:

  • World Wine Tours that explore various global wines and discuss their regional and varietal nuances.
  • Food and Wine Pairing Workshops that demonstrate the interaction between contrasting food and wine pairings through practical tastings.
  • Destination Wine Tours that provide immersive experiences in famous wine regions with vineyard tours and tastings.
  • Cellar Masters, a program available on seven ships, offers a curated selection of international wines, ranging from well-known favorites to rare finds.

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