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Lawrence d'Almeida, Silversea Wine Ambassador

Lawrence d'Almeida, who grew up in Paris and studied history at Yale and Harvard, was for years a winemaker and production consultant in Tuscany before becoming a wine buyer and educator.  He lives near Florence, in the heart of Tuscany.

After working for an Italian Art Publishing company in Milano (Electa) and becoming the European agent of the Medieval and Renaissance music ensemble The Boston Camerata, Lawrence finally took the wine plunge, first working in the wine distribution and retail sectors in Miami, Florida, before moving back to his adopted Italy to learn winemaking at Kendall-Jackson's Chianti Classico estate, Tenuta di Arceno, in the heart of Tuscany.

From 1998 until 2006, Lawrence was the winemaker and director of the boutique Chianti Classico winery Villa Casale. He is currently a Wine Production Consultant, Winemaking and Tasting guide, as well as cultural and historical guide throughout Italy. Lawrence is fluent in English, French, Italian, Spanish, and German. He lives in Florence.

Lawrence d'Almeida is scheduled to sail on the following voyage(s) (subject to change):







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Apr 21 2014 9 4407 Silver Whisper Istanbul, Turkey to Barcelona, Spain $3,750
Nov 09 2014 15 5435 Silver Spirit Barcelona, Spain to Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA $4,450
Dec 05 2014 15 3434 Silver Shadow Buenos Aires, Argentina to Valparaiso, Chile $5,450
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