Raise a glass and add a splash of class to an unforgettable evening on the Wine Tasting Sail in New York!
For a simply sensational way to experience NYC sightseeing with a glass of fine wine in hand, look no further than the Shearwater for a Wine Tasting Sail in New York!
Tantalize your taste buds with a variety of hand-selected vino as you set sail across the inviting waters of the Hudson River. You’ll be amazed at the vintage vessel that carries you on this exquisite NYC sailing excursion. The Shearwater is a meticulously maintained 1929 classic schooner, spanning an 82-foot frame and departing daily from lower Manhattan.
Local wine experts will enlighten you on the history and characteristics of wine, specifically selected for your outing. Prepare to be delighted by fascinating facts about vineyards and the fine grape liquid that graces your glass with its presence. Expect to enjoy a ‘themed’ collection of biodynamic and organic varietals, perfect for sipping as your scenic cruise from NY takes you past famed Manhattan attractions.
And what is the best pairing to a creative assortment of wine and dazzling scenery? Mouthwatering cheese and charcuterie, of course! Enjoy delicious bites in-between sips, making for an even more savory sail on the water.
Capture any number of moments on camera as the Shearwater glides past legendary NYC attractions, giving you up-close views of Lady Liberty, Ellis Island, and the city’s brilliant spread of magnificent skyscrapers.
Take in these extraordinary sights from the timeless decks of a floating NYC ‘landmark.’ Embark on one of the most memorable things to do in Manhattan with family, friends or a special someone. Whether you’re a Big Apple local or stopping by for a visit, an unforgettable evening on the Hudson River awaits on this Wine Tasting Sail in NYC.
May - August:
Saturday - 2:30 PM, 5:15 PM
September - October:
Saturday - 1:00 PM, 3:30 PM
Price for this sail does not include gratuity. It is customary to tip the crew if you enjoyed your experience and please remember to tip your server if you enjoyed the service provided.
Typically you will be able to taste 4 different wines.
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