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The premium cruise line boasts the most awarded wine collection at sea, receiving more than 136 awards over 12 consecutive years

MIAMI (June 28, 2024) – When it comes to wine programs at sea, there is no match to the outstanding offering from Celebrity Cruises®. The premium vacation brand set a record this week after being honored 18 times at the 2024 Wine Spectator Awards, with the cruise line now boasting 136 awards received over the last 12 years. Awards included five coveted “Best Of” Awards of Excellence for Celebrity Cruises Edge® Series, including recognition for Le Voyage, global culinary ambassador Daniel Boulud’s only restaurant at sea.   

“We are continually innovating and expanding our beverage offerings to remain at the forefront of trends and meet the preferences of Celebrity guests,” said Laura Hodges Bethge, president of Celebrity Cruises. “We are honored to receive continued recognition for our elevated wine program from the experts at Wine Spectator.”

Celebrity Cruises received the following 2024 Awards of Excellence for the 12th consecutive year:

  • 2024 Award of Excellence - Opus on Celebrity Reflection®
  • 2024 Award of Excellence - Grand Cuvée on Celebrity Silhouette®
  • 2024 Award of Excellence - Grand Epernay on Celebrity Solstice®
  • 2024 Award of Excellence - Moonlight Sonata on Celebrity EclipseSM
  • 2024 Award of Excellence - Silhouette on Celebrity EquinoxSM
  • 2024 Award of Excellence - Cosmopolitan on Celebrity Summit®
  • 2024 Award of Excellence - Metropolitan on Celebrity Millennium®
  • 2024 Award of Excellence - San Marco on Celebrity Constellation®
  • 2024 Award of Excellence -Trellis on Celebrity Infinity®

Celebrity Cruises’ 2024 Wine Spectator Awards honors also include:

  • 2024 Best of Award of Excellence – Le Voyage, Celebrity Ascent SM
  • 2024 Best of Award of Excellence – Le Voyage, Celebrity BeyondSM
  • 2024 Best of Award of Excellence – Tuscan, Celebrity Ascent
  • 2024 Best of Award of Excellence – Tuscan, Celebrity Beyond
  • 2024 Best of Award of Excellence – Cyprus, Celebrity Apex®
  • 2024 Award of Excellence – Normandie, Celebrity Edge®
  • 2024 Award of Excellence – Fine Cut, Celebrity Ascent
  • 2024 Award of Excellence – Fine Cut, Celebrity Beyond
  • 2024 Award of Excellence – Fine Cut, Celebrity Apex

When sailing with Celebrity Cruises, discerning wine connoisseurs and novices alike can delight in more than 500 wine selections representing the world’s most sought-after regions and most acclaimed labels. Celebrity sails with a trained sommelier in every restaurant, eager to help guide guests through the extensive choices from around the world, including a wide selection from Celebrity’s own private labels.

In addition to the robust, award-winning wine offering and venues, guests can indulge in a variety of wine-focused programs to satisfy their every curiosity, including:

  • World Wine Tours, offering opportunities to sample different wines from across the globe and learn about regional and varietal technicalities. 
  • Food and Wine Pairing Workshops, featuring samples of contrasting pairings to educate on the fundamentals of food and wine chemistry, and, how food and wine interact. 
  • Destination Wine Tours, which immerse guests in beautiful regional wine-producing areas around the world, including winery tours and tastings. 
  • Cellar Masters, allowing guests to try a bold collection of handpicked wines, from the familiar to the unknown, from around the world. Cellar Masters is currently offered aboard seven Celebrity ships: Celebrity Constellation, Celebrity Eclipse, Celebrity Infinity, Celebrity Millennium, Celebrity Reflection, Celebrity Solstice, and Celebrity Summit.

For more information and to book a sailing with Celebrity Cruises, visit www.celebrity.com, contact a trusted travel advisor, or call Celebrity Cruises on 1-800-CELEBRITY. 

To learn more about the 2024 Wine Spectator Awards, visit www.winespectator.com/restaurants.




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About Celebrity Cruises
Celebrity Cruises delivers an elevated premium vacation experience across their fleet of ships traveling to nearly 300 destinations across more than 70 countries spanning all seven continents. Uniquely offering the intimate feel and thoughtful service of small ships, with the variety and excitement of bigger ones -- guests can explore the world or get away from it for a little while. With every detail elevated beyond expectations, guests will never want to vacation any other way. An industry pioneer for 35 years, each Celebrity vacation offers experiences you won’t find anywhere else aboard ships which continue to shatter industry expectations with the highly anticipated Celebrity Xcel arriving Fall 2025.

Celebrity Cruises is headquartered in Miami and is one of five cruise brands owned by Royal Caribbean Group (NYSE: RCL). Visit www.celebritycruises.com for more information, and connect with us on Instagram, Facebook or LinkedIn.

About Wine Spectator
Wine Spectator is the world’s leading authority on wine. Anchored by Wine Spectator magazine, a print publication that reaches around 3 million readers worldwide, the brand also encompasses the Web’s most comprehensive wine site (WineSpectator.com), mobile platforms and a series of signature events. Wine Spectator examines the world of wine from the vineyard to the table, exploring wine’s role in contemporary culture and delivering expert reviews. Parent company M. Shanken Communications, Inc., also publishes Cigar Aficionado, Whisky Advocate, Market Watch, Shanken News Daily and Shanken’s Impact Newsletter.



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