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Old 02-08-2013, 09:24 AM   #1
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I was looking at some navigators, and saw that they offer Martini, Tequila, and other tastings. Whated to see if any of you have done the tastings, what are they like- worth the time, and what is the nominal fee?

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Old 02-08-2013, 09:31 AM   #2
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I was looking at some navigators, and saw that they offer Martini, Tequila, and other tastings. Whated to see if any of you have done the tastings, what are they like- worth the time, and what is the nominal fee?

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We did the wine tasting in 2007, can't remember the price but we enjoyed it! In January we did the International Beer tasting and it was $15/person, had a great time and they give you five beers, each about 10oz......too much for me to drink! Lol
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Old 02-08-2013, 09:43 AM   #3
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We did a rum tasting on our dream cruise in 2010 and it was 15$ per person. There were only 6 of us there at the bar, 3 couples and the bartender. It was really fun, he made 5 different drinks, one was something from brazil thats really gross but he said it gets better the longer you drink it. I dont recall the drink but its supposedly popular and I did see it on a drink menu at the bar close to the main atrium. Only 2 problems were our tasting was at 730 right after dinner and omg... be careful, the reason the brazillian drink gets better is I was starting to get a little sloshed lol
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Old 02-08-2013, 09:55 AM   #4
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Last week on the Fantasy, we did mixology ($15 each), champagne tasting ($30 each) and my husband did the beer tasting ($15). Mixology was the most fun as everyone got to make drinks for others. We got to have 5 different full drinks. Champagne tasting was much more an educational session, with lots of information about different types/regions, and a total of 5 half-flutes of different champagnes and sparkling wine. Hope that helps!
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I was on the Dream 2 weeks ago, I only did the martini tasting in Meridian. I've done lots of martini tastings before on the ships, that one was in my top 3. the others in the top 3 were on the Fantasy and the Wonder. Alexandra was a great host.

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Old 02-08-2013, 10:29 AM   #6
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Thanks so much everybody for the info!!!!!!
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Old 02-08-2013, 10:30 AM   #7
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We've never done a tasting, but I plan to change that.
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We had Oscar on the Dream last year for the Tequila/Margarita tasting. Was a ton of fun and he was very generous with info and tastings! It was my mom's 60th birthday that day and he made sure she had fun!!!
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We had Oscar on the Dream last year for the Tequila/Margarita tasting. Was a ton of fun and he was very generous with info and tastings! It was my mom's 60th birthday that day and he made sure she had fun!!!
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I was on the Dream 2 weeks ago, I only did the martini tasting in Meridian. I've done lots of martini tastings before on the ships, that one was in my top 3. the others in the top 3 were on the Fantasy and the Wonder. Alexandra was a great host.


Capirinha. Any bar on the ship will make them.


Alexandra is our FAVORITE bartender! If you are on the Dream, be sure to head up to Meridian, even if it isn't for a tasting. Tell Alex what you like, don't look at the menu, and she promises to make you a drink you will like! Tell her the "Tracys" sent you! lol
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I can not wait to go to a tasting.
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Old 02-08-2013, 05:00 PM   #13
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First cruise!!!

first cruise in 29 days! Do they have these tastings on the Magic 6 night out of Galveston?
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Old 02-08-2013, 05:03 PM   #14
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I was looking at some navigators, and saw that they offer Martini, Tequila, and other tastings. Whated to see if any of you have done the tastings, what are they like- worth the time, and what is the nominal fee?

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I've done a whiskey tasting, and DW and I have done the wine tastings. They can be both educational and fun.

We like to do the wine tastings as we get to try new wines, and then can get the ones we like again in the bars or at dinner during the cruise.

The whiskey tasting was nothing special but enjoyable. Highlight for me was I was the only one, the other 2 who registered failing to appear. At the end the CM asked me which whiskey I liked best, then poured me another measure. as he was getting rid of the other drinks that had been pre-poured, he gave me the two glasses of the whiskey I liked. It was a pleasant evening.
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When do you sign up for the tastings? Do they frequently sell out?
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