Wine Lovers Sunset Cruises Return to the Cape May-Lewes Ferry Special Cruises Scheduled for September and early October

Cape May, NJ., Sept. 7, 2017 – As the sun sets, take in the stunning sights of the Delaware Bay while enjoying delectable dishes and exceptional wine aboard the Cape May-Lewes Ferry for its 2017 Sunset Wine Cruises in September and early October. The Lewes cruises will depart the terminal on consecutive Fridays at 4:15 p.m. while the Cape May cruises are scheduled to leave the terminal select Saturdays at 6:00 p.m. The first wine cruise departs Cape May on September 9 while the Lewes wine cruises kick off September 15, 2017.

Director of Ferry Operations Heath Gehrke explains that the Wine Lovers Sunset Cruises provide guests with a one of a kind dining experience that is memorable, fun, and special. “There is really nothing like enjoying a fall sunset over the Delaware Bay while savoring fine wines, gourmet dishes, and great music,” Gehrke said. “And, if you are looking to impress that special someone, treat them to a romantic date night aboard the Ferry.”

The first series of Wine Lovers Sunset Cruises were held in 2006 and continue to grow in popularity with both residents and vacationers each year. These annual cruises give guests a unique wine tasting experience inside the delightful Crow’s Nest Lounge aboard the M.V. Delaware ferry vessel. With live entertainment, hors d’oeuvres, a gourmet five-course dinner and expertly paired wines – this intimate cruise is a special experience you won’t soon forget.

The wine cruise package cost $65 and includes round trip foot passenger cruise, five-course dinner with wine pairings for each course and an opportunity to purchase featured wines by the glass. A cash bar will also be available for those looking for something other than wine.

Lewes Cruises: Fridays, September 15, 22, 29 aboard 4:15 p.m. departure
Fridays, October 6, 13 aboard 4:15 p.m. departure
Cape May Cruises: Saturdays, September 9; October 14 aboard 6:00 p.m. departure

Check-in begins in the ferry terminal 30 minutes before cruise time. Participants must be 21 years of age or older. Space is limited so please book your reservations today by calling 1-800-64-FERRY (33779).

Cape May - Lewes Ferry LogoAbout the Cape May-Lewes Ferry
The Cape May – Lewes Ferry is owned and operated by the Delaware River and Bay Authority, a bi-state governmental agency created by Compact in 1962. The Ferry is open year-round and has carried more than 45 million passengers since its inception on July 1, 1964. In 2016, the ferry service, which connects Victorian Cape May, New Jersey, and historic Lewes, Delaware, transported approximately 275,000 vehicles and nearly 1 million passengers. For schedule, rates and other program information, please visit the ferry’s website at, or call toll free, 800-643-3779. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter @CMLFerry.

Wine Cruise in the Crow’s Nest of MV Delaware

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1200 Lincoln Blvd.
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North Cape May, NJ 08204

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Lewes, DE 19958

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