Emptying into the sea when she reaches Portugal’s second city, Porto; the Douro benefits from a long stretch winding between beautiful vineyards. Producing Portugal’s famed port wine, the Douro region possesses a slow and idyllic pace of life – with vineyards and winemakers welcoming guests to learn how their delightful vintages are produced (and taste test the wines, of course).
Top Varietals: Port fortified wine | Tinta Barroca | Touriga Franca
Cruise: Secrets of the Douro
A Portuguese food history and wine culture lecture on-board in Pinhão
A Port cocktail lesson on-board sailing from Pinhão to Vega de Terrón
A dinner hosted at a traditional rural wine estate in the Régua area
A guided walk through the vineyards in Pinhão
Visit to Mateus Manor House with wine tasting