ANNOUNCING:  DuCard Wine Cruise 2024:  Great Lakes – August 15-22, 2024

We will be sailing on the Pearl Mist, a small ship, recently renovated and providing comfortable elegance for just 200 passengers.  It’s a seven night cruise, starting on August 15 from Milwaukee and sails north and east, ending up outside Toronto.  Ports include Holland Michigan, the fabulous Mackinaw Island and several interesting small towns and harbors in Georgian Bay, and more.

The cruise includes all meals, a variety of enrichment programs on board, entertainment nightly, an on-shore excursion in every port …. and DuCard wine, including special ‘seminars’ and events just for our group.  We will also have special logo’d cruise swag (OK, you’ve seen folks from prior cruises wearing it at the tasting room !), and more.  Our DuCard group will be limited to 24 passengers.

Cruise fees start around $6000 per person, plus airfare, and must be booked through our travel agent and not on-line.

For more information and to sign up for this great cruise, email DuCard cruise director and owner Scott at


We have had a blast hosting DuCard Wine Cruises over the past few years.

  • Alaska – Inside Passage
  • Mississippi River – New Orleans to Memphis
  • Cuba – Cultural Exploration (during that very short window when Cuba was open …)
  • Columbia and Snake Rivers – Lewis & Clark
  • Coastal Maine – lobstah !

All cruises are on small, luxury ships (Oceania, American Cruise Lines, Viking, Pearl) and include meals, entertainment, enrichment and more. Cruises also include a variety of on-ship events with DuCard wines exclusively for our group – receptions, vertical tastings, ‘seminars’ and related. And DuCard wines are available to drink at meal times too.

Click here to email us to get information on future cruises

Cuba Wine Cruise