Overview

Program Highlights
  • Cruise personally hosted by Charles & Ursula Massoud, owners of Paumanok and Palmer Vineyards
  • Onboard wine education program with reserved seating group dinner, seminar & wine tasting, and wine-paired dinner with host wines
  • Optional Food & Wine Trails 2-night pre-cruise Lisbon and Alenquer land program and private wine-themed shore excursion in select ports
  • $100 per person shipboard credit bonus for bookings made by Dec. 31, 2022
  • Uniworld’s All Inclusive Experience
  • Captain’s Welcome and Farewell Reception & Dinner
  • Visits to multiple UNESCO World Heritage Sites
  • Captivating onboard local entertainment
Plus

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

Includes
  • 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
  • Airport transfers to ship on arrival / departure dates
  • Uniworld complimentary shore excursions
  • Complimentary Internet & WiFi

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

Join your seasoned cruise hosts and wine experts, Charles & Ursula Massoud 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 new S.S.Sao Gabriel you can expect a bountiful selection of Paumanok & Palmer 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 download the Registration Form below.

 

Download Paumanok & Palmer Vineyards Douro River Registration Form
  • Cruise Line

    Uniworld Boutique River Cruises'

  • Ports of Call

    Roundtrip Porto

Experts

Charles & Ursula Massoud

Owners, Paumanok & Palmer Vineyards

Itinerary

Paumanok & Palmer Vineyards 2023

Destination: Portgual
To & From: Porto to Porto
Dates: May 28 – June 4, 2023
Length: 8 Days
Ship: S.S. Sao Gabriel

May 26 - 28
2023
Lisbon

F&WT Optional 2-night Pre-Cruise Land Program: A Taste of Lisbon & Alenquer Wines

May 28
2023
Porto, Portugal
Embark
Overnight

Airport to ship transfer included
F&WT Onboard Event: Paumanok & Palmer Welcome Reception (evening)

May 29
2023
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)

May 29
2023
Entre-os-Rios, Portugal
Arrive 6:30 PM
Overnight

F&WT Onboard Event: Dinner with your hosts (reserved seating)

 

May 30
2023
Entre-os-Rios
Depart 7:00 AM

 

 

 

May 30
2023
Régua, Portugal
Arrive 10:30 AM
Depart 6:00 PM

Uniworld Included Shore Tour: Douro Museum (AM)

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

May 30
2023
Pinhão, Portugal
Arrive 8:00 PM
Overnight
May 31
2023
Pinhão, Portugal
Depart 12:00 PM

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

May 31
2023
Pocinho, Portugal
Repositioning 4:00 PM
Depart 4:30 PM
May 31
2023
Vega de Terron, Spain
Arrive 6:45 PM
Overnight

F&WT Onboard Event: Paumanok & Palmer Casual Wine Hour

June 01
2023
Vega de Terron (Salamanca), Spain
Depart 12:00 PM

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

F&WT Onboard Event: Paumanok & Palmer Seminar & Tasting

June 01
2023
Baca d'Alva, Portugal
Arrive 12:30 PM
Overnight
June 02
2023
Barca d'Alva, Portugal
Depart 7:00 AM
June 02
2023
Pinhão, Portugal
Repositioning 2:00 PM
Depart 3:00 PM
June 02
2023
Régua, Portugal
Arrive 4:30 PM
Overnight

Uniworld Included Shore Tour: Castelo Rodrigo tour (AM)

F&WT Onboard Event: Paumanok & Palmer Wine-Paired Dinner

June 03
2023
Porto, Portugal
Arrive 1:30 PM
Overnight

Uniworld Included Shore Tours, Choice of: Before departing for Porto, in Regua you will have a choice of Giumares city tour (AM) or Riberia Walking Tour (AM)

F&WT Onboard Event: Paumanok & Palmer Farewell Cocktail Party

June 04
2023
Porto, Portugal
Disembark AM

Transfer from ship to Porto Airport

Per Person Pricing

CATEGORYDOUBLE OCCUPANCYSINGLE OCCUPANCY
Classic Riverview$5,909$11,208
Deluxe Balcony$6,309$12,008
French Balcony$7,909$15,208
Grand Suite$10,609$20,608

Prices:
Prices are per person based on two people per stateroom and include shipboard accommodations, estimated port charges of $210 (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

Download Deck Plan & Fact Sheet

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.

Suite

French Balcony

Restaurant

Wine Cellar

Coffee Station

Bistro

Sun Deck

Pool

Bar/Lounge

Spa

Terms & Conditions

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


    REGISTRATION FORM
    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.

    PAYMENT METHODS
    If you are paying for the deposit by check, mail to: Adelman Travel/Food & Wine Trails, 6980 N. Port Washington Rd., Milwaukee, WI  53217

    If you are paying for the deposit with a credit card, include your card information on page two of the registration form and FAX to (707) 526-9147.

    REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION

    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.

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

    FAQs


    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.

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