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 toasts, seminar & wine tasting, casual wine hour and wine-paired dinner with host wines
  • Optional Food & Wine Trails 2-night Lisbon and Alenquer land program and private wine-themed shore excursion in select ports
  • $150 per person shipboard credit bonus if booked by July 31, 2023 
  • 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 download the Registration Form below.


Download Gamble Family Vineyards Douro River Registration Form
  • 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

Save The Dates!  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 Toast (evening)

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 Wine Seminar & Tasting


April 16
Regua, Portugal
Arrive 10:30 AM
Depart 11:59 PM

Uniworld Included Shore Tours: Douro Museum (AM) and Lunch at a local Quinta

F&WT Optional Shore Tour: Wines & Views from High Above the Douro

April 16
Pinhão, Portugal
Arrive Evening
April 17
Pinhão, Portugal

Uniworld Included Shore Tours, Choice of: Quinta do Seixo guided tour with tasting (AM) OR Vineyard hike with tasting at local Quinta (AM)

April 17
Pocinho, Portugal
Arrive 1:15 PM
Depart 2:30 PM
April 17
Vega de Terron, Spain
Arrive Afternoon

F&WT Onboard Event: Gamble Family Vineyards Casual Wine Hour (evening)

April 18
Vega de Terron (Salamanca), Spain
Arrive 12:00 AM
Depart 12:00 PM

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

April 19
Pinhão, Portugal
Arrive 2:00 PM
Depart 3:00 PM

Uniworld Included Shore Tour: Casatelo Rodrigo tour

F&WT Onboard Event: Gamble Family Vineyards Winemaker’s Dinner

April 20
Regua, Portugal
April 20
Porto, Portugal
Arrive 1:30 PM

Uniworld Included Shore Tours, Choice of: Guimaraes city tour OR Ribeira Walking Tour

F&WT Onboard Event: Gamble Family Vineyards Farewell toast followed by a group farewell dinner

April 21
Porto, Portugal
Disembark ship

Transfer from ship to Porto Airport

Per Person Pricing

Classic Riverview$5,344$9,318
Deluxe Riverview$5,744$10,018
French Balcony$7,444$12,993
Grand Suite$10,544$21,043

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

  • Click Here to view Food & Wine Trails full terms & conditions

    To book a stateroom on this sailing, you must submit a completed registration form with deposit. For your convenience the registration form can be completed and electronically signed online by all passengers traveling.

    For PC users the PDF form can be completed online, saved and returned via email to receptionist@foodandwinetrails.com

    For MAC users, the process for properly filling in and saving a PDF form is slightly different than on a Windows machine. By default, the Mac’s Preview application is set to open all PDF files, but Preview will not save the data you put into the forms. Right-click on the pdf or hold down the Control key on your keyboard and click on it. A menu will appear, select “Open With”. Choose Acrobat Reader from the list of programs. From within Acrobat you will be able to fill in the fields and save the file with your text and submit the completed form via email.


    Include your credit card information on the registration form and FAX to (707) 346-5789.


    All Guests will be required to check‐in online to complete and submit their PASSENGER INFORMATION FORM before final documentation will be processed. Check‐in online at www.uniworld.com/before‐you‐go/expresscheckin. Please complete Express Check‐in as soon as possible after making your booking.

    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.