Zinfandel Advocates & Producers (ZAP)
2019 Douro River Wine Cruise

Onboard Programs

A F&WT river wine cruise is the perfect opportunity to cruise the rivers through some of Europe's premier wine regions on the top rated ships sailing each river. Onboard the ship, your hosts will enhance the experience with their wines at select meals, cocktail parties, seminar and wine tasting.

WELCOME Cocktail party & dinner

  May 12


Details and tasting lists coming soon


May 18


Wine Program Highlights
  • Cruise personally hosted by Rebecca Robinson of ZAP; Joel Peterson, Randle Johnson and Mark Vernon
  • Onboard University of Zin Wine Education Program  
  • Onboard welcome party, tastings and group dinners with wine hosts
  • Food & Wine Trails optional pre-cruise Madrid land program and wine-themed shore excursions in select ports
  • $100 per person shipboard credit for early bookings! 


Cruise Highlights

  • 7-night roundtrip Oporto cruise on Uniworld's Queen Isabel
  • Uniworld's All Inclusive Experience
  • Captain's Welcome and Farewell Receptions
  • Visit to UNESCO World Heritage Sites
  • Uniworld complimentary guided shoreside tours  


Joel Peterson 
"Godfather of Zin"

Randle Johnson
Artezin Winemaker & Winegrower

Mark Vernon
CEO, Ridge Vineyards



  • Accommodations on the Queen Isabel
  • All meals & entertainment on ship
  • Unlimited wine, beer, spirits, soft drinks, specialty coffee, tea and bottle water
  • All gratuities, onboard and ashore including local guides and bus tours
  • Uniworld complimentary shore excursions


  • Roundtrip Air
  • Food & Wine Trails 2-Night Pre-Cruise Madrid Program  
  • Food & Wine Trails exclusive wine themed shore tours  
  • Premium wine and spirits
  • All items of a personal nature


ZAP and the winemakers outdid themselves with plentiful and great Zin! High recommendations from us, and we have been on many cruises.

B. & R. Hochman | Nevada City, CA