Danube Wine Cruise hosted by Texas Winery – Barons Creek

Europeanbarging Presents a Danube Wine Cruise From November 5 – 12, 2023

Europeanbarging, a Texas-based company offering barge and river cruises in Europe, today announced a SPECIAL DISCOUNT of $1000 per person on a Danube Wine Cruise for its clients, slated for late fall, starting from November 5 – 12, 2023.  The discounted rates start at  $2809  per person.

Barons Creek

The cruise, scheduled on the AMA Lea ship will be hosted by the owners of Barons Creek Vineyards – Marc and Marta Chase, as well as their Certified Sommelier – Anthony Makoujy, who will offer several tastings and discussions on their wines and winery, as well as winemaking.  A pairing of their wines will be offered with a special Amawaterways gourmet meal.  In addition to the multiple included excursions offered in each port, there will be many wine-themed excursions as well.

Melk Abbey

Framed by rolling hillsides, lush vineyards, and medieval castles, the Danube River has captivated musicians, artists, and poets throughout the centuries. Travel to legendary destinations on your cruise from Budapest to Vilshofen. Explore a 2,000-year-old city, savor Wachau Valley wines, and experience the timeless beauty and fascinating history of Budapest and Vienna.  Featured stops include:  Budapest • Bratislava • Vienna • Dürnstein • Melk • Linz • Passau • Vilshofen.

Pre-cruise land program in Budapest and post-cruise land program in Prague available.

Barons Creek Vineyards was started back in 2016 as an extended family venture of the Chase Family. In 2018, Marc and Marta Chase took over full ownership and management of  Barons Creek with the help of Texas Wine Maker Russell Smith, Certified Sommelier Anthony Makoujy, and a team of over 50 employees that operate four separate locations throughout Texas.

Certified Sommelier Anthony Makoujy relocated from Napa Valley, CA to join the BCV team back in 2016 and will officially represent Barons Creek throughout all educational components of the cruise along with several other members of the Barons Creek Vineyards team. Club members tell us that Anthony has a very entertaining & engaging way of making wine much more approachable and fun for wine lovers across the board.

Europeanbarging was founded in 1998 and specializes in European barge and river cruise products. Located in Texas, Europeanbarging is an ARC accredited company.

AmaWaterways, the only cruise line that has the privileged of being inducted into La Chaîne des Rôtisseurs, one of the world most prestigious culinary organizations, as well as Prestigious Tables et Auberges de France –  leading the way in the cruise industry as one of the most innovative foods and wine experiences both on-board and on-shore.

The $1000 per person discount ends September 30, 2021.

For more information contact Europeanbarging at:  888-869-7907  or   http://www.europeanbarging.com.

Beautiful Budapest

Beautiful BudapestBudapest or as Most Know it By “Pearl of Danube”

The vivacious capital of Hungary, Budapest is popularly known as the “Pearl of the Danube.” The splendor, elegance and feel of the city make it one of the most amazing capital cities in Europe. Danube is one of the most enchanting waterways in the world and is a preferred choice for European river cruising.is Once you visit this majestic city, you will easily understand why the riverbanks of Budapest have been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

The city of Budapest gets its name from its two districts (or mini-cities); Buda in the West and Pest in the East. The two are separated by the Danube River across which many bridges have been built to connect Buda and Pest, the most noticeable being the chain bridge – truly a picturesque and amazing site to behold!

Budapest is a one-of-a-kind city that combines old world charm with the modern amenities travelers seek. Budapest has a long and violent history, witnessing several invasions from Mongols, Ottomans, Turks, Habsburg and their kingdoms and empires, the period of communism and the tragedies of war. But still the city has retained its unique charm. These historic invasions have added to the cultural history found in Budapest not seen in many other places around the world.

Budapest has the oldest underground train system in Europe -the Yellow line. The city also takes pride in being home of one of the oldest zoos in the world (the Budapest Zoo). There’s also a chain bridge connecting Buda and Pest is the most noticeable of all bridges across Danube connecting the two cities and offers a spectacular sights, particularly in the evenings when the city lights up. Budapest has the honor of having the third largest Parliament building in the world which is counted among Europe’s most beautiful buildings. It stands by the Danube River and is one of the most photographed monuments of Hungary.

Overlooking the river Danube is the Castle Hill, where you can take a nice walk up the hill from the Chain Bridge. There is a beautiful church (Matthias Church) and coffee shops at the top and of course don’t forget about the breathtaking views of the city! Some other attractions travelers gravitate toward include the Royal Palace, Vienna Gate, National Gallery, and Fisherman’s Bastion etc. in the Castle district. In addition to these Budapest has several restaurants, museums and galleries and hosts some great cultural events.

Visit the Beautiful Budapest on a Danube River Cruise

Our Danube river cruise is a perfect choice for you if want to discover the splendor and sights of Danube. As your cruise enters Budapest, the captivating view of the city will engage your imagination!