Wine Program Highlights
  • Cruise personally hosted by Jack Creek Cellars Winemaker and Owners, John & Shelly Lemstra
  • Exclusive onboard wine program including a welcome reception, seminar & wine tasting, and winemaker-paired dinner with Jack Creek Cellars wines
  • Optional Food & Wine Trails pre-cruise Lisbon land program, post-cruise Azores land programs
  • $150 per person shipboard credit bonus 
Cruise Highlights:
  • Accommodations aboard Uniworld’s elegant new ship – SS Sao Gabriel
  • All meals & entertainment on ship
  • Unlimited wine, beer, spirits, soft drinks, specialty coffee, tea and bottle water
  • All onboard gratuities
  • Captain’s welcome & farewell receptions and dinners
  • Airport transfers to ship on arrival / departure dates
  • Uniworld complimentary shore excursions
  • Visits to multiple UNESCO World Heritage Sites
  • Complimentary Internet & WiFi

Get ready for an extraordinary journey designed for culturally curious travelers!

Meet your Jack Creek Cellars hosts, John & Shelly Lemstra for a trip along the Douro River through Portugal and into Spain.  Cruise past steeply terraced hillsides, quaint villages and acres of ripe vineyards, all while enjoying private tastings of Port.

Explore Porto’s historic Ribeira district, home to iconic rabelo boats, cutting-edge cuisine and a thriving art scene.  As you wind your way through the dramatic landscapes of the UNESCO-designated Douro Valley, head ashore to visit charming quintas and meet the winemakers who operate them.  There is no better way to discover Europe’s best kept secret than this scenic and all-inclusive river cruise.

While onboard Uniworld’s intimate S.S. Sao Gabriel you can expect a bountiful selection of Jack Creek Cellars boutique wines for your tasting pleasure, during private receptions, tastings and a special wine-paired dinner.

For reservations call Food & Wine Trails at 800-367-5348 or click on the registration link below


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  • Cruise Line

    Uniworld Boutique River Cruises'

  • Ports of Call

    Roundtrip Porto


John & Shelly Lemstra

Winemaker & Owners, Jack Creek Cellars


Jack Creek Cellars 2024

Destination: Portgual
To & From: Porto to Porto
Dates: April 21 – 28, 2024
Length: 8 Days
Ship: S.S. Sao Gabriel

April 19 - 21
Lisbon, Portugal

F&WT Optional 2-night Pre-Cruise Lisbon land program

April 21
Porto, Portugal

Airport to ship transfer included

F&WT Onboard Event: Jack Creek Cellars Welcome Reception 5:00 – 6:00PM in the Main Lounge

April 22
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

F&WT Onboard Event: Jack Creek Cellars Wine Tasting & Seminar 3:00 – 5:00PM in the Restaurant

April 23
Régua, Portugal
Arrive 9:30 AM
Depart 11:59 PM

Uniworld Included Shore Tours: Douro Museum and Lamego Heritage Tour  & Night out: Dinner at a local Quinta


April 24
Pocinho, Portugal
Arrive 1:00 PM
Depart 3:00 PM

Uniworld Included Shore Tours, Choice of: Archaeological Park of the Cõa Valley OR Castelo Rodrigo visit

April 25
Vega de Terron (Salamanca)
Arrive 12:00 AM
Depart 12:00 PM

Uniworld Included Shore Tour: Salamanca – the Golden City and Spain’s Oldest University

April 26
Pinhao, Portugal
Arrive 2:00 PM
Depart 3:00 PM

Uniworld Included Shore Tours, Choice of : “Let’s Go” Vineyard hike and wine tasting at a local Quinta or Quinta guided tour with tasting

F&WT Onboard Event: Jack Creek Cellars Wine Paired Dinner in the Restaurant

April 27
Porto, Portugal
Arrive 1:30 PM

Uniworld Included Shore Tour: Guimaraes City tour

April 28
Porto, Portugal
Disembark AM

Transfer from ship to Porto Airport

April - May 28 - 01
Azores, Portugal

F&WT Optional 3-night Post-Cruise Azores land program

Per Person Pricing - Very Limited Availability, book now!

Classic Riverview$5,919
Deluxe Riverview$6,319
French Balcony $8,019
Suite $9,119


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 pre-cruise program and 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

S.S. São Gabriel   Click Here for ship’s 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.