Robert Biale Vineyards
2019 Po River Wine Cruise

About the Ship

Uniworld Boutique River Cruises

Voted #1 River Cruise Line
by Travel + Leisure 2018 World's Best Awards


The 130-passenger River Countess is filled with light and color.  Muted shades of turquoise complemented by soothing cream, taupe and white accents create a luxurious and sophisticated environment for your up-close, unsurpassed and unforgettable Italian adventure. Ciao, bella!

Ship Facts:

Length: 361 ft. | Width: 37.5 ft. | Voltage: 110/220 Volts | Guests: 130 | Staff: 42    CLICK HERE for ship's Deckplan

Lavishly appointed river view staterooms and suites have handcrafted Savoir® of England beds draped in high-thread-count 100% Egyptian cotton sheets and European duvets, along with a menu of pillow options.

Suite #410

Suite features include French balcony and built-n closets,  marble bathroom with L'Occitane en Provence and Hermes bath and body products, plush towels, cozy bathrobes and slippers.  Additional special amenities and services included: in-suite butler service; packing and unpacking assistance; in-room breakfast; daily fruit and cookie plate and an elegant evening snack; iPod dock; Nespresso coffee machine and fine teas; fully stocked mini bar; bottle of wine upon arrival; shoe shine; free laundry service

French Balcony Stateroom


Deluxe Riverview Staterooms


Classic Riveriview Staterooms


Ship's Lobby                                               Onboard Restaurant

Ship's Lounge                                            


Wine Program Highlights
  • Cruise personally hosted by Bob Biale and Dave Pramuk, partners of Robert Biale Vineyards
  • Onboard Wine Program  
  • Private onboard reception, cocktail parties and dinners - all served with Biale wines
  • Exclusive Food & Wine Trails optional pre-cruise land programs and optional shore tour 
  • $100 per person shipboard credit for early bookings 


Cruise Highlights

  • 8-Day Round-trip Venice cruise on Uniworld's River Countess
  • Uniworld's All Inclusive Experience
  • Captain's Welcome and Farewell Receptions
  • Visit to 2 UNESCO World Heritage Sites
  • Cultural enrichment, including a Signature Lecture: "La Serenissima: The Lagoon of Venice"
  • Captivating onboard local entertainment


Bob Biale
Founding Partner, Robert Biale Vineyards

Dave Pramuk
Founding Partner, Robert Biale Vineyards


  • Accommodations on the River Countess
  • 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 access
  • Complimentary use of Nordic walking sticks  
  • Captain's Welcome and Farewell Receptions
  • Cultural enrichment, including a Signature Lecture: "La Serenissima: The Lagoon of Venice"


  • Roundtrip Air
  • Food & Wine Trails Optional Pre-Cruise program and shore tours
  • Premium wine and spirits
  • All items of a personal nature


"Biale wines were obviously the reason we signed up.  We loved this aspect of the cruise."

A. & S. Galik (Houston, Tx)


"2018 Winery of the Year"
by the American Fine Wine Competition (AFWC)

93 pts.
2015 Robert Biale Vineyards
Black Chicken Zinfandel, Napa Valley

92 pts.
2015 Robert Biale Vineyards
Limerick Lane Zinfandel, Russian River