(top) Mick and Deanna Wilson
(bottom) Rosie and Gerry Wilson

On the wine cruises, Rosie and Gerry Wilson host the cruise while Mick and Deanna facilitate the onboard wine tastings and wine paired dinners. Mick is a Certified Specialist of Wine from the Society of Wine Educators as well as a Certificated Sommelier from the Court of Master Sommeliers.

We are excited to offer you some amazing, critically acclaimed cruises! These are wine-themed cruises where Gerry and Rosie Wilson, and Mick and Deanna Wilson will be the cruise's hosts.
Each cruise has a built-in discount for being a Wilson Creek Winery sponsored cruise, so you save by going with Wilson Creek. Check out the discounts available for booking early, up to $400. Wine club members get an additional discount as well.

  Here is why we have selected the AMA Waterways:

  • Class: They focus on the details to make your trip amazing.
  • Less Crowds: Tired of the super-ships where you are one in 2500? On AMA Waterways you are 1 in 150. There is plenty of room as well.
  • Five Star Ships: Luxury, comfort and elegance
  • Incredible Crew: High crew ratio (crew to passenger ratio), and they are extremely hospitable.
  • You won't be nickel and dimed: Many of the onboard expenses are included. You won't be taken.
  • Fun: Going through Europe on the life of the rivers! WOW!
  • Personalized cruise planning: Our winery travel agent is amazing as well as those on the cruise lines who help you plan and organize your trip.
  • Onboard wine tasting, wine dinners and wine classes with Rosie and Gerry Wilson.
Check out this great article on river cruising 

2018: Europe's Rivers and Castles

Prague to Paris: Europe’s Rivers and Castles Cruise in July 2018 is open for booking now

      The Wilson's will be wine hosts for AMAWATERWAYS Europe's Rivers & Castles, Prague to Paris
      July 19-26, 2018 sailing starting in Nuremberg and ends in Luxembourg.
      Optional: 2 nights pre-cruise in Prague, 3 nights post-cruise in Paris.
      CLICK HERE for Sailing Details
      Group Benefits•$750pp discount for booking this Wine-Themed cruise with Wilson Creek. •$100 on board ship credit per person by going with Wilson CreekContact Betsy Scherr if you want more information:
      Office: 480-306-7635 Cell: 541-385-0499 Email:


    2017: Taste of Bordeaux

    Contact our winery travel agent, Betsy Scherr, at 866-524-3490 for more information. Thanks and happy sailing! Email Betsy at

    Slideshow of Mick and Deanna Wilson's photos of the Rhone River Wine Cruise


    2017: 11 night pure Maori style wine tour

    March 25 to April 7, 2017

    •  Round trip coach airfare from LAX to AKL (Auckland)
    • One way coach airfare from AKL to BHE (Blenheim)
    • Two nights stay in Blenheim, Scenic Hotel Marlborough
    • Two nights stay in Napier, Scenic Hotel Te Pania
    • One night stay in Rotorua, Rydges Rotorua
    • One night stay in Wellington, Rydges Wellington
    • One night stay in Taupo, Hilton Taupo
    • Three nights stay in Auckland, Langham Auckland
    • One way coach airfare from BHE to BLG (Wellington)
    • 11 daily breakfasts, lunches and dinners with wines
    • Exclusive Maori site visits with some wine tatsing
    • Exclusive luxury bus fully escorted with driver and guide
    • Hotel taxes

    Tour Highlights:
    Special Maori greeting
    Cloudy Bay Seafood facility
    Waiheke Island Wine Tour
    Maori Experience in Aotearoa, New Zealand
    The Maori People
    All meals are freshly made local style
    Untouched Maori land
    The Maori Culture
    Post stay in Moorea, Tahiti

    Double occupancy: $4899 per adult  |  Single occupancy: $5785* per adult | Child (2-11 years old): $2780* per child
    *Airline taxes are not included, add approximately $424.90.  TAxes are subject to change without notice unless fully paid and ticketed.

    Reservations: 951.286.6735

    For an itinerary and more information, CLICK HERE.


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    Inland Empire 2013 Hotlist - Best Winery Category
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