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Program Highlights
  • Cruise personally hosted by Vintners Barry & Jennifer Waitte of Tamber Bey Vineyards
  • Onboard wine education program with welcome reception, seminar & wine tasting, winemaker’s dinner with impeccable wines from Tamber Bey Vineyards and a festive farewell toast
  • Exclusive Food & Wine Trails optional pre-cruise Porto land program curated specifically for Tamber Bey Vineyards guests
  • Accommodations aboard AmaWaterways elegant 102-passenger AmaDouro
  • Unlimited complimentary wines, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner
  • Sip & Sail cocktail hour with complimentary wine, beer, spirits and soft drinks
  • Captain’s cocktail and gala dinner
  • Airport transfers to ship on arrival / departure dates (with purchase of AmaWaterways air program)
  • Guided complimentary AmaWaterways shore excursions in every port
  • Complimentary WiFi access

You’re invited to join Tamber Bey Vintners – Jennifer and Barry Waitte for an amazing, fun-filled, and adventurous wine cruise through the Douro Valley River Cruise

This is one extraordinary journey of discovery through the rambling vineyards that cling to the steep slopes of the Douro River Valley and charming native farms that create an incomparable backdrop to one of Europe’s most unspoiled regions and the world’s oldest demarcated wine regions.

This 7-night river cruise sails roundtrip Porto, the beautiful “City of Bridges” and home to iconic Rabelo boats.  Visit Regua, the capital of the Douro Valley and marvel at Salamanca, the UNESCO-designated “Golden City”.   Taste wines throughout the region from historic wineries and soak up the genuine beauty of one of Europe’s most unadulterated landscapes.

While onboard AmaWaterways luxury river cruise ship – AmaDouro Jennifer and Barry will offer a selection of their finest Tamber Bey wines during receptions, a seminar and tasting, and a winemaker’s multi-course dinner.

Download Tamber Bey Vineyards Douro River Registration Form
  • Cruise Line


  • Ports of Call

    Roundtrip Porto


Barry & Jennifer Waitte

Vintners, Tamber Bey Vineyards


Tamber Bey Vineyards

Destination: Douro River
To & From: Round-trip Porto, Portugal
Dates: July 15 – 22, 2023
Length: 7 Nights
Ship: AmaDouro

July 13 - 15

SAVE THE DATES! F&WT Optional 2-Night Pre-Cruise Land Program: A Taste of Porto & Alenquer Wines

July 15

F&WT Onboard Event: Welcome Reception 5:15 – 5:45 PM on Sun Deck

AmaWaterways Cocktail Hour 6:30 PM

July 16

F&WT Onboard Event: Tamber Bey Seminar & Tasting “Pinot Noir Style Guide” 3:00 – 4:30 PM in the Restaurant

AmaWaterways Included Shore Tour: Entre-os-rios lunch at local Quinta

July 17
July 17

AmaWaterways Included Shore Tour: Local Quinta wine tasting

July 18
Vega de Terron

AmaWaterways Included Shore Tour: Salamanca Excursion

F&WT Onboard Event: Tamber Bey Wine Paired Dinner 7:00 PM in the Restaurant

July 19
Barca d' Alva

AmaWaterways Included Shore Tour: Castelo Redrigo hike & Quinta de Avessada dinner

July 19
July 20

AmaWaterways Included Shore Tour:  Holy Staircase Hike & Bolas Tasting

F&WT Onboard Event: Farewell Toast 4:00 – 5:00 PM in the Lounge

July 21

AmaWaterways Included Shore Tour: City of Bridges Tour w/ Port Wine Tasting or Porto Hike with Port Wine Tasting – Free Afternoon



July 22

Food & Wine Trails Optional Land Programs

Per Person Pricing

E - Panoramic Fixed Window (Douro Deck)$4,509Call for rates
D - Panoramic Fixed Window (Douro Deck)$4,808Call for rates
C - French Balcony (Porto Deck)$5,608Call for rates
B - Balcony (Lisbon Deck)$6,208Call for rates
A - Balcony (Porto Deck)$6,508Call for rates
S - Balcony Suite (Porto Deck)$8,208Call for rates

Prices are per person based on two people per stateroom and include shipboard accommodations, onboard meals, estimated $210 port taxes (subject to change), unlimited beverages of select wines, beers, and spirits and soft drinks served with lunch and dinner, AmaWaterways shore excursions, wines served with dinners provided by host winery, onboard wine program and limited travel management services. Prices do not include roundtrip air, transfers (unless air is purchased through Amawaterways), gratuities, additional food & beverages, 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. Single occupancy rates available upon request.

About The Ship

102-guest AmaDouro Deck Plan

AmaDouro features spacious, elegantly appointed staterooms, most of which include balconies to take in views of the breathtaking hills and terraced vineyards along the river. Staterooms also include Entertainment-On-Demand, featuring free high-speed Internet access, unlimited Wi-Fi, movies, music and English-language TV stations; climate-controlled air conditioning; and an in-room safe. The AmaDouro’s Panoramic Lounge is a stylish and inviting space to enjoy a glass of wine or a cocktail along with our nightly entertainment. The ship also features a massage room, fitness room, sun-deck swimming pool and a gift shop, as well as the culinary delights of the Main Restaurant, where you’ll be able to sample the region’s famous Port wine.

Sample Suite - Category S

Sample Stateroom - Category A

Dining Room

Main Lounge

Sun Deck Pool

Terms & Conditions

  • Terms & Conditions

    Click Here for Food & Wine Trails’ complete Terms & Conditions

    Schedule and times are subject to change without notice due to water levels, wind factors and other 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.  Request a registration from from your Travel Advisor or download the from from this webpage.

    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 page two of the registration form and FAX to (707) 346-5789.

    All Guests will be required to check‐in online at amawaterways.com to complete and submit their PASSENGER INFORMATION FORM before final documentation will be processed.

    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.