New cruise celebrates Australian food and wine

World renowned cruise company Cunard has recently announced an extraordinary event voyage aboard the luxurious Queen Elizabeth. Cunard’s inaugural Great Australian Culinary Voyage will celebrate all aspects of Australia’s unique food and wine offering on a five-day cruise from Sydney on 28 January 2023. Culinary royalty will join the sailing, ensuring a vibrant program of curated events and dinners, demonstrations, talks and onshore experiences.

Some of Australia’s most coveted chefs, wine makers and food critics will shine a spotlight on the country’s culinary uniqueness and diversity. Exclusive dishes created by talented Australian food icons will make the sailing the most memorable of experiences for all food enthusiasts.

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Departing Sydney on 28 January 2023, the five-night sailing takes in three of Australia’s culinary hotspots, Melbourne, Burnie (Tasmania) and Sydney, where the voyage ends on 2 February. A special launch fare, starting from $1349 in a twin share Inside Stateroom, offers Cunard guests the opportunity to taste exceptional creations, learn about Indigenous ingredients and local produce, sample beautiful Australian drops and immerse themselves in the food scene in Sydney, Melbourne and Burnie on bespoke shore excursions.

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Katrina McAlpine, Cunard Australia commercial director said: “Australia isn’t just known for world-class beaches and stunning places, its unique produce and talented people have earned us a reputation as one of the world’s leading foodie destinations.

“We are extremely proud to showcase this on our Great Australian Culinary Voyage and to work with a fantastic line-up of acclaimed culinary talent, which we will announce early next year. I am also really excited to give our suppliers a platform to highlight their incredible produce and tell our guests the story behind what they are eating and drinking.”

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About Cunard
Cunard is a luxury British cruise line, renowned for creating unforgettable experiences around the world. Cunard has been a leading operator of passenger ships in the North Atlantic since 1840, celebrating an incredible 181 years of operation. A pioneer in transatlantic journeys for generations, Cunard is world class. The Cunard experience is built on fine dining, hand-selected entertainment and outstanding service. From five-star restaurants and in-suite dining to inspiring guest speakers, the library and film screenings, every detail is meticulously crafted to make the experience unforgettable. There are three Cunard ships, Queen Mary 2, Queen Elizabeth and Queen Victoria, which visit destinations including Europe, the Caribbean, the Far East and Australia.

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