AmaWaterways’ wine cruises are hosted by the top wine experts and feature lectures, wine tastings, exquisite cuisine with pairings and exclusive shore excursions to historic chateaus, vineyards and wineries, as well as private wine cellar tours.
Wine Tasting in Douro Valley Portugal
AmaWaterways treats you to both a tasting of this Moscatel, along with a delicious feast of traditional, Portuguese foods at a breathtakingly beautiful wine estate located right in the heart of Favaios, the Quinta da Avessada. Built over a century ago, the estate utilizes both traditional methods of winemaking and its owners have worked diligently to develop modern systems in keeping with the technology of the times.
Video: AmaWaterways Wine Tours
European Wine River Cruises from AmaWaterways are explained by Gary Murphy, who has hosted two of these in November with the grape experts on board to give lectures, conduct tours of local European vineyards and supervise tastings.
Roquetaillade Castle Tour
Experience Roquetaillade Castle excurision on this historic luxury river cruise with AMAWaterways through the famed Bordeaux region of France.
Meet Annie Lebailly
Annie Lebailly, cruise manager with AMAWaterways, talks about her favorite excursions in France.
Christopher Silva with St. Francis Vineyards
Christopher Silva with St. Francis Winery & Vineyards from Sonoma County California, talks about his French travel tours with AMAWaterways.
Saint Emilion Bordeaux Tours
Explore this charming French town of Saint Emilion and its vineyards, chateaus and wine tastings on this Taste of Bordeaux itinerary.
The Loire Valley Bordeaux Vineyards Tours
Extend your Bordeaux river cruise with a post cruise stay in the magnificent Loire Valley. Visit chateaus and vineyards and don’t forget to sample their unique wines.
Other Cruise Itineraries for 2017 include:
- Taste of Bordeaux this one
- Ports & Flamenco
- Paris & Normandy
- The Enchanting Rhine
- The Romantic Danube
- Melodies of the Danube
- Blue Danube Discovery
- Provence & Spain
- Enticing Douro