SeaDream Yacht Club will offer passengers a chance to become certified wine experts on transatlantic crossings.

The boutique cruise line will offer coursework and exams for a level 2 accreditation through the British Wine and Spirits Education trust.

It will offer the course beginning with a 12-day sailing between Puerto Rico and Malaga, Spain, in April 2015 that will reposition SeaDream I for its European season.

The course focuses on the key grape varieties and growing regions as well as what factors influence a wine’s style and quality. The course is suited for the interested beginner or aficionado wishing to strengthen their knowledge, SeaDream said.

WSET offers four levels of accreditation. Level one WSET courses, which offer a basic introduction to wine, will be available on shorter cruises.


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