Celebrity Cruises announces range of Four Pillars Gin features for ‘Edge’s’ debut down under

Celebrity Cruises announces range of Four Pillars Gin features for ‘Edge’s’ debut down under
Edited by Travel Weekly

    Celebrity Cruises and Four Pillars Gin have begun the second year of their partnership with a new range of gin-inspired experiences for guests sailing on Celebrity Edge on its debut season down under in the 2023-24 season.

    Year two of the partnership sees new and exciting offerings including a limited-edition Celebrity Cruises x Four Pillars Navy Strength Gin, as well as a new Celebrity Cruises signature cocktail available onboard Celebrity Edge.

    Guests will be able to take in the stunning coastlines of Australia, New Zealand, and the South Pacific, while sipping on their favourite gin cocktail, available at all 11 bars and lounges onboard.

    Offering the ultimate gin-spired holiday, travellers on the six-night sail to Tasmania, departing Sydney on 7 March 2024, will be hosted by Four Pillars Ambassador Lizzie Willans, marking Celebrity Cruises’ second gin-focused sailing.

    Pairing two award-winning trailblazers in the food and drinks space, culinary-curious travellers will have the opportunity to refine their palate with exclusive gin-tasting and food-pairing experiences designed to enhance guests’ knowledge, appreciation and love of gin.

    “We’re thrilled to be partnering with Australia’s leading craft distillery, Four Pillars for a second season, as we celebrate the upcoming debut of Celebrity Edge in local waters,” VP/MD APAC, Celebrity Cruises, Tim Jones, said.

    “Not only will we see crowd-favourites from last year return, but we also look forward to showing our guests how more happens on the Edge, with new bespoke offerings for the culinary curious, as exciting as the diverse destinations we’re visiting.”

    Four Pillars Gin X Celebrity Cruises. (Supplied)

    David Hogan, director of global travel retail for Four Pillars said the partnership saw Celebrity become the first cruise line to offer custom-curated Four Pillars cocktails at sea.

    “We couldn’t be happier to be working with the Celebrity Cruises team again to offer a unique experience to all on board,” Hogan, said.

    Taking guests experience to the Edge, highlights of the Celebrity Edge six-night gin-centric itinerary include:

    • An Introduction to Gin with Australia’s Best
    • Exclusive gin tasting experience accompanied by an intimate Q&A session with Four Pillars Brand Ambassador, Lizzie Willans
    • Four Courses, Four Cocktails, Four Pillars – a four course, gin cocktail-paired dining experience.
    • Back for a second year by popular demand, Four Pillars Gin & Tasmanian Oyster Evening – pairing Tassie’s freshest produce with gin
    • Four Pillars Cocktail & Chocolate Masterclass
    • The Four Pillars of Martinis – a cocktail ‘mini-martini’ masterclass so guests can create the perfect serve at home long after their holiday.


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