A taste for discovery with
Olly Smith

Seize the opportunity to be inspired by the best in the cheffing business. Get upclose to the Food Heroes and discover their tips and tricks, hear tales from their glittering careers, and enjoy exceptional quality food and wine with them at these once-in-a-lifetime experiences.

On-board venues with Olly Smith

The Glass House
In The Glass House on board Aurora, Azura, Britannia and Ventura, we bring the world of wine to you… varieties from all four corners of the globe, by the glass, by the bottle and, if you fancy, right by a plate of fabulous food. There are also helpful suggestions in the menu on how best to match your chosen wine with the food you order. Headed up by the irrepressible, award-winning wine expert and passionate foodie, Olly Smith, The Glass House is the perfect location for a light bite, lunchtime tipple, afternoon apéritif or a tastefully informal evening out. You’ll be treated to a choice of 38 wines handpicked by Olly, accompanied by a menu of delicious food options. What’s not to like? Dishes are priced individually.

New for 2019

Olly Smith’s Wine Surgery at The Glass House


The world of wine is a satisfying, but sometimes bewildering place. With so many delicious varieties it’s hard to know where to begin. If you’d love to be a bit more wine-wise, Olly Smith is here to help. Ask Olly those niggling questions at his one-to-one Wine Surgery. Perhaps you’d like to find out whether red or white is best paired with the turkey at Christmas; what temperature you should serve your favourite tipple; how long you can keep a bottle; or the most suitable type to serve that somewhat fussy friend. Whatever your questions, you’ll gain a barrel of knowledge at Olly’s exclusive wine surgeries. Book your place on board, but hurry – places are strictly limited.

Wine tasting with Olly Smith

Fancy finding out what makes a top tipple from world-famous wine expert Olly Smith? Join this exclusive tasting session and the enthusiastic expert in all things grape will guide you through a selection of wines he’s handpicked specially for the occasion. As you smell, sip and savour each sumptuous variety, Olly will share his knowledge of how to match them with food, offering his top tips and secrets of the trade.

Book your place on board, but don’t delay – places are strictly limited.

An evening with Olly Smith at The Glass House

Olly Smith knows how to get a party started. Join him in The Glass House for an evening of great wine and company. Olly’s specialist subjects are, of course, delicious food and great wine. But did you know he keeps bees, loves fishing and can answer any question about actor Roger Moore? That’s just for starters. Let the wine and conversation flow at this unique and fun event. Open to everyone on board.

Enjoy a hosted taster dinner with Olly

If you love good food and wine, join Olly Smith for an intimate dinner in the stylish surroundings of The Glass House. The vivacious wine expert will host the party, sharing his expertise and stories from the world of wine. Enjoy fine wines, personally chosen by Olly, as he talks you through the wine and food matching process. With great wines, delicious food and sparkling company, a night with Olly will be one to remember. Book your place on board.

Quiz Olly at exclusive Q&A sessions

Learn more about Olly Smith’s life, the world of wine, his personal passions and glittering career. At this special event, hosted by the entertainment manager, Olly’s bubbly personality and witty charm will ensure you are both enlightened and entertained. You’ll have the chance to ask Olly your burning questions, so get ready for some lively answers.

Autograph events with Olly

Take the chance to personally meet Olly at his autograph events. Strike your best pose with the bubbly wine expert, and get your photo signed – the perfect memento of what will undoubtedly be a holiday highlight.



Olly Smith cruises

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