Enticing Douro - Keenan Winery
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Enticing Douro

November 7-14, 2023 | 7-night cruise aboard AmaVida

For complete information and to register online visit:

www.toursandwine.com/keenan

Rambling vineyards and charming native farms cling to the steep sides of the Douro River Valley, creating an incomparable backdrop to one of Europe’s most unspoiled regions and to Port country— the world’s oldest demarcated wine region. Sail roundtrip from Porto, the beautiful “City of Bridges”; visit Regua, the ‘capital’ of the Douro Valley; and marvel at Salamanca, the UNESCO- designated “Golden City.” Taste wines from historic wineries and soak up the genuine beauty of one of Europe’s most unadulterated landscapes.

ABOUT KEENAN WINERY
Michael Keenan, President and Owner of Keenan Winery
Michael Keenan has led Keenan Winery since 1998. From high on Napa Valley’s Spring Mountain he works with his stellar team to make top-drawer Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, Zinfandel, Cabernet Franc and Chardonnay. Keenan Winery is consistently on Wine & Spirits Top 100 Wineries of the Year.

Jennifer Walker Keenan, Winery Advisor, Event Planner & Artistic Director
Jennifer Keenan is the glue for the winery team and an expert wine event planning and design maven. Responsible for the classic Keenan imagery and unique label design, she’s an artist in every sense of the word. Jennifer is an active supporter of the Oakland Museum of Art and other nonprofits.

Join Michael and Jennifer Keenan in Portugal on a magical experience: 3 nights in Lisbon and 1 night in Porto, followed by a 7-night deluxe river cruise through Portugal’s remote Douro River Valley. The ancient Romans planted these steep, terraced vineyards over 2,000 years ago, which produce exquisite red wines and the finest fortified port wine.

On board the ship AmaVida, Michael will conduct two tastings and one paired dinner with the extraordinary, multi-award winning wines from the Keenan Winery, high on Spring Mountain above St. Helena California. This once-in-a-lifetime holiday is dedicated to food and fine wine. Join us!

INCLUDED CRUISE FEATURES:

  • 7 nights deluxe accommodation in river view stateroom
  • Unlimited complimentary wine, beer and soft drinks
  • with lunch and dinner on board
  • Regionally inspired cuisine
  • made with locally sourced ingredients
  • Sip & Sail Cocktail Hour
  • with complimentary wine, beer, spirits and soft drinks
  • Captain’s Cocktail Reception and Gala Dinner
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi access on board
  • Small group guided shore excursions
  • with a variety of choices and activity levels
  • Professionally trained Wellness Host
  • leading a variety of exercise classes
  • Services of a professional Cruise Manager

Date

Destination

Activities/Shore Excursion

Nov 7

Porto

EMBARKATION

Nov 8

Entre-os-Rios

Lunch at a local quinta

Nov 9

Régua

Pinhão

Mateus Palace & gardens visit

Local quinta wine tasting

Nov 10

Vega de Terrón

Salamanca excursión

Nov 11

Barca d’Alva

Pinhão

Castelo Rodrigo tour with
tasting of regional fare
OR Castelo Rodrigo hike
with tasting of regional fare

Quinta de Avessada dinner

Nov 12

 Regua

Lamego tour and Bôlas tasting
OR Holy Staircase hike and Bôlas tasting

Nov 13

Porto

“City of Bridges” tour with
Port wine tasting
OR Porto hike with Port wine tasting
Free afternoon

Nov 14

Porto

DISEMBARKATION

BOOK BY JULY 31, 2022 AND
SAVE $1,000 PER STATEROOM ON CRUISE FARE
7-night cruise starting from $3,599 $3,099 per person
PRE-CRUISE LISBON & PORTO TOUR
November 3-7, 2023 | $1,995 per person
(operated by Expanding Horizons)

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