Program Highlights
  • Cruise personally hosted by Gamble Family Vineyards: Owner, Tom Gamble; Strategic Partnership Manger, Ania Gatto and Private Client Manager, Melissa Bandel
  • Onboard wine education program with welcome and farewell receptions, seminar & wine tasting, casual wine hour and wine-paired dinner with host wines
  • Optional Food & Wine Trails 2-night pre-cruise land program curated exclusively for Gamble guests
  • $150 per person shipboard credit bonus
  • Uniworld’s All Inclusive Experience
  • Captain’s Welcome and Farewell Reception & Dinner
  • Visits to multiple UNESCO World Heritage Sites
  • Captivating onboard local entertainment

River Heritage Discount $100 per person (past Uniworld guests)

  • Accommodations aboard Uniworld’s elegant ship – SS Sao Gabriel
  • All meals & entertainment on ship
  • Unlimited wine, beer, spirits, soft drinks, specialty coffee, tea and bottle water
  • All onboard gratuities
  • Airport transfers to ship on arrival / departure dates
  • Uniworld complimentary shore excursions
  • Complimentary Internet & WiFi

Join Napa Valley’s Gamble Family Vineyards and fellow wine enthusiasts along the Douro River through Portugal and into Spain as you cruise past steeply terraced hillsides, quaint villages and acres of ripe vineyards.

Along the way, enjoy private tastings of Port wine made famous by this region. Explore Porto’s historic Ribeira district, home to iconic rabelo boats, cutting-edge cuisine and a thriving art scene. Wind your way through the dramatic landscapes of the UNESCO-designated Douro Valley, heading ashore to visit charming quintas and meet the winemakers who operate them. In Salamanca, Spain, you’ll see the city’s famous university. Return to Portugal with a visit to the fortified village of Castelo Rodrigo and historic Guimarães.

Look forward to exclusive events onboard and shore with your hosts Tom Gamble and key winery staff.  There’s no better way to discover Europe’s best-kept secret than this scenic and all-inclusive river cruise with Gamble Family Vineyards!

For reservations call Food & Wine Trails at 800-367-5348 or click on the Registration Link


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  • Cruise Line

    Uniworld Boutique River Cruises'

  • Ports of Call

    Roundtrip Porto


Tom Gamble

Owner, Gamble Family Vineyards

Ania Gatto

Strategic Partnership Manager, Gamble Family Vineyards

Melissa Bandel

Private Client Manager, Gamble Family Vineyards


Gamble Family Vineyards 

Destination: Portgual
To & From: Porto to Porto
Dates: April 14 – 21, 2024
Length: 8 Days
Ship: S.S. Sao Gabriel

April 12 - 14

F&WT optional 2-night pre-cruise land program “A Taste of Lisbon & Alenquer Wines”

April 14
Porto, Portugal

Airport to ship transfer included
F&WT Onboard Event: Gamble Family Vineyards Welcome Reception 5:00 – 6:00 PM in the Lounge

April 15
Porto, Portugal
Depart 2:00 PM

Uniworld Included Shore Tours, Choice of: Panoramic city tour (AM) or Exclusive “Do as the Locals Do” Porto walking tour with local tastings and vintage tram ride (AM)


April 15
Entre-os-Rios, Portugal
Arrive PM

F&WT Onboard Event: Gamble Family Vineyards  “California vs Portugal Wine Comparison” Seminar  3:00 – 5:00PM in the Restaurant


April 16
Regua, Portugal

Uniworld Included Shore Tours, Choice of: Douro Museum (AM) OR Lamego Heritage Tour

Nights out: Quinta Dinner


April 17
Regua, Portugal
April 17
Pocinho, Portugal
April 17
Vega de Terron, Spain

Uniworld Included Shore Tours, Choice of: Archaeological park of the Coa Valley OR Castelo Rodrigo

F&WT Onboard Event: Gamble Family Casual Wine Hour 5:30 – 6:30 PM in the Lounge

April 18
Vega de Terron (Salamanca), Spain

Uniworld’s Included Shore Tour: Salamanca – the Golden City and Spain’s oldest university (AM)

April 18
Barca d'Alva, Portugal
April 19
Barca d'Alva, Portugal
April 19
Regua, Portugal

Uniworld Included Shore Tours, Choice of: Local Quinta Guided Tour with Tasting OR Vineyard Hike and Wiine Tasting at Local Quinta

F&WT Onboard Event: Gamble Family Vineyards Wine-Paired Dinner 7:00 PM in the Restaurant

April 20
Regua, Portugal
April 20
Porto, Portugal

Uniworld Included Shore Tours, Choice of: Guimaraes city tour OR Masterpiece Collection: Let’s Go – Porto to the Sea Bike Tour

F&WT Onboard Event: Gamble Family Vineyards Farewell Reception 6:00 – 7:00 PM in the Lounge

April 21
Porto, Portugal
Disembark ship

Transfer from ship to Porto Airport


Per Person Pricing - Waitlist Only

Classic Riverview$5,344
Deluxe Riverview$5,744
French Balcony$7,444
Suite $8,544
Grand Suite $10,544


Prices are per person based on two people per stateroom and include shipboard accommodations, estimated port charges of $220 (subject to change), all scheduled airport transfers, onboard meals, gratuities, port taxes, unlimited beverages of select wines, beers, and spirits, unlimited soft drinks, specialty coffee beverages and tea, complimentary Uniworld shore excursions, wines served with dinners provided by host winery, onboard wine program and limited travel management services. Prices do not include roundtrip air, premium wine and spirits, Food & Wine Trails’ optional shore tours, travel insurance, or all items of a personal nature. F&WT reserves the right to correct pricing errors or omissions. Prices will not increase after deposit received, except for fuel surcharges and any taxes, charges or levies imposed by government agencies.

About the Ship

Voted #1 River Cruise Line
by Travel + Leisure 2021 World’s Best Awards

Click Here for S.S. São Gabriel Deck Plan

S.S. São Gabriel is the newest ship on the Douro river. Designed to embody the beautiful Douro River Valley region, this ship offers more lavishly appointed suites than Uniworld’s previous Douro river ship Queen Isabel and brings the destination to life through its décor and delectable food and wine. Butler service is available onboard, giving guests the option to dine at any time they’d like while enjoying the ship.


French Balcony


Wine Cellar

Coffee Station


Sun Deck




Terms & Conditions

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    F&WT strongly recommends the purchase of (Allianz) travel insurance to safeguard your trip investment.


    Please note: Cruise escorts, experts scheduled to appear and onboard programming are subject to change with or without notice. For a complete listing of all tour conditions, please refer to the registration form.