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Program Highlights
  • Cruise personally hosted by Papapietro Perry Proprietors, Renae Perry and Ben & Yolanda Papapietro
  • Onboard wine education program with welcome and farewell receptions, fireside chat, casual wine hour and Winemaker’s dinner served with impeccable Papapietro Perry wines
  • Optional Food & Wine Trails 3-night pre-cruise Lisbon tour and 3-night post-cruise Basque land program (including Bilbao & San Sebastian) curated exclusively for Papapietro Perry guests
  • F&WT optional wine-themed shore tours in select ports
  • $150 per person shipboard credit bonus if booked by July 31, 2024
  • 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 (past Uniworld guests) Discount $100 per person

  • Accommodations aboard Uniworld’s elegant 100-guest 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 in every port
  • Complimentary Internet & WiFi

Join your experienced and gracious hosts, Renae Perry, Ben & Yolanda Papapietro and fellow wine enthusiasts along the Douro River through Portugal and into Spain.  As you glide along the Douro, you’ll find yourself surrounded by olive groves, almond orchards and citrus plantations and terraced hillsides adorned with rows of vineyards producing the world-famous Port wine.

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 ashore with your hosts.  There’s no better way to discover Europe’s best-kept secret than this scenic and all-inclusive river cruise with Papapietro Perry!

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


Renae Perry, Ben & Yolanda Papapietro

Proprietors, Papapietro Perry


Papapietro Perry

Destination: Portgual
To & From: Porto to Porto
Dates: May 25 – June 1, 2025
Length: 8 Days
Ship: S.S. Sao Gabriel

May 22 - 25

SAVE THE DATES! F&WT Optional 3-night Pre-Cruise Land Tour – A Taste of Lisbon & Alenquer Wines

May 25
Porto, Portugal

Airport to ship transfer included
F&WT Onboard Event:  Papapietro Perry Welcome Reception

May 26
Porto, Portugal
Depart Afternoon

F&WT Onboard Event: Papapietro Perry Fireside Chat


May 27
Régua, Portugal
Arrive Morning
Depart Evening

F&WT Optional Shore Tour: In Development



May 28
Pocinho, Portugal

F&WT Onboard Event: Papapietro Perry Dinner with the Winemaker

May 29
Vega de Terrón (Salamanca), Spain
Arrive Morning
Depart Evening
May 30
Pinhão, Portugal

F&WT Onboard Event: Papapietro Perry Dinner Casual Wine Hour

May 31
Porto, Portugal
Arrive Afternoon

F&WT Optional Shore Tour: In Development

F&WT Onboard Event: Papapietro Perry Farewell Reception & Dinner


June 1
Porto, Portugal
Disembark ship

Transfer from ship to Porto Airport or continue on to the Basque Country with Food & Wine Trail’s optional 3-night post cruise program


June 1 - 4

SAVE THE DATES!  F&WT Optional 3-night Post-Cruise Land Program – Exploring the Best of Basque Country – Bilbao & San Sebastian

Per Person Pricing - Limited Availability

Classic Riverview - Waitlist Only$5,654
Deluxe Riverview - Waitlist Only$5,754
French Balcony - Limited Availability$8,654
Suite - Waitlist Only$9,954
Grand Suite - Waitlist Only$12,254


Prices are per person based on two people per stateroom and include shipboard accommodations, estimated port charges of $230 (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 and post-cruise programs, F&WT shore tours, travel insurance, or all items of a personal nature. Itinerary, port order and times are subject to change by the cruise line without notice. 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

Click Here for S.S. São Gabriel Deck Plan

S.S. São Gabriel embodies the beautiful Douro River Valley like no other ship in the region. Beautiful azulejos tilework, polished wood, and a summery palette bring the vivacity of Portugal onboard, while a sundeck pool beckons passengers to relax in the sunshine while soaking in the natural beauty of the surrounding landscape. This Super Ship vessel offers an entire deck of lavishly appointed suites with butler service, as well as three different dining venues in which to experience the delectable wine and cuisine of the Douro River Valley.


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.