ALL ABOARD: OC WINE CRUISE

 

Anaheim visitors are encouraged to swirl, sip, sniff and savor aboard the OC Wine Cruise. The year-round sunset excursion allows passengers to take in the picturesque sights of Dana Point Harbor while aboard this unique harbor cruise, wine glass in-hand. Departing early evening every Friday and Sunday, (cruise runs only on Sundays during November and December). The OC Wine Cruise offers the perfect pairing for $49 per person.

The Experience

Upon arrival at Dana Point Harbor, passengers are invited to climb aboard. the 63-foot catamaran, OCean Adventure. This eco-friendly luxury vessel, accommodates up to 49 guests with plenty of comfortable seating inside and out, and room to roam. The spacious deck offers 360-degree harbor and coastal views as the sun dips below the horizon during this smooth 90-minute excursion.

The Wine

The wine tasting adventure is guided by a knowledgeable host on-hand to answer wine-related questions throughout the cruise. The experience includes four wine tastings per person from The Organic Cellar, a local purveyor based in Laguna Beach that specializes in organic, vegan, and biodynamic wines. Pours sourced for the OC Wine Cruise are made following traditional Old World practices and primarily have origins in Italy, France and Spain. Guests may choose from six different red and white wines that are changed out three to four times a year based on seasonality. The wine tasting is also accompanied by a spread of cheeses, crackers, fruit and nuts.

Each cruise also shines a spotlight on a featured Wyland wine created exclusively for The Organic Cellar. The wines are developed in partnership with famed marine life artist Wyland, known for his marine life murals and efforts to raise awareness for ocean conservation. While renowned worldwide, Wyland has a residence in Laguna Beach and his work can be found throughout Orange County.

Private Charters on Ocean Adventures

Sail into the sunset surrounded by colleagues, friends and family. It’s an unforgettable experience that includes all the features of the public cruise—90 minutes on the water and four incredible wine tastings—plus the additional benefits of flexibility, privacy and a more intimate experience.

Additionally, the OCean Adventures catamaran is available for a private OC Wine Cruise charter or other type of event during the week and on Saturdays for groups from 10 to 50 guests. These VIP charter experiences are available from $1500 to $1800. 

 

OC Wine Cruise is operated in by the Dana Wharf Sportfishing & Whale Watching. Call 949-496-5794 or visit ocwinecruise.com to book a cruise reservation.