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Rivers of Wine

Example 8 Day Cruise aboard SS Legacy
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Take part in this 8-day wine and culinary experience aboard the S.S. Legacy, an old-world charm vessel with the benefits of modern comforts. Sail through the Columbia River on your way to Washington, named one of the top ten wine regions in the world. Visit Oregon´s Willamette Valley, the oenophiles mecca with over 250 wineries, and sip on some award-winning Pinot Noir and Pinot Grissome on Hawks View Cellars, a farmed 50-acre estate vineyard.

Day-by-Day Summary

Day 1 : Portland, Oregon | Embark
Day 2 : Hood River | Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area
Day 3 : Walla Walla, Washington
Day 4 : Palouse Falls State Park
Day 5 : Red Mountain
Day 6 : The Dalles, Oregon
Day 7 : Willamette Valley
Day 8 : Portland, Oregon | Disembark

Highlights

  • Visit five Washington & Oregon AVAs and taste their world-class wines
  • Learn about Washington´s wine & food product diversity on Red Mountain
  • Taste wines from the barrel at the Maryhill Winery vineyard and cave
  • Enjoy a wine extravaganza and city lights cruise along the Willamette River

Ship

SS Legacy

Places Visited

Activities

Activity Level

Relaxed

Trip Snapshots

Vineyards as far as the eye can see. View on the Columbia River. Enjoy a tasting at a local winery. Grapes from a local winery. Explore the old builds at Fort Walla Walla.

Day 1 Portland, Oregon | Embark

Welcome to Portland! Transfer to the hospitality area in downtown Portland and if time allows, explore the city before setting sail on your “rivers of wine” cruise. Champagne and hors d’oeuvres await you on board before sitting down for a sumptuous dinner.

Day 2 Hood River | Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area

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  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Make your way to two fabulous wineries in the Columbia Gorge AVA for a date with the winemakers. Enjoy a tasting at Hood River’s beautifully rustic Springhouse Cellar—a working winery housed in a former turn-of-the-century fruit cannery and distillery. At Mt. Hood Winery, the expertise of eight generations of winemakers is yours to savor—tour and taste at this century-old farm under the watchful gaze of the winery’s volcanic namesake. Back on board, cruise upriver through the Columbia River Gorge’s diverse collection of ecosystems. At 80 miles long and up to 4,000 feet deep, this river canyon cuts the only sea level route through the Cascade Mountains.

Day 3 Walla Walla, Washington

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  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Named one of the top ten wine regions in the world, this world-class wine country was shaped by its distinctive micro-climates, rich volcanic soil, and abundant river irrigation. Swirl a glass and meet the owners at Basel Cellars Estate Winery and at Castillo de Feliciana Vineyard & Winery. While the passion may be in the bottle, original artwork and a smooth pour are both highlights at Dunham Cellars. Enjoy relaxing time back aboard the S.S. Legacy, as you sail into the Snake River Canyon.

Day 4 Palouse Falls State Park

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  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
According to the Palouse tribal legend, four giant brothers pursued a mythic creature called "Big Beaver." Fighting gallantly, each time Big Beaver was speared, the canyon walls were gouged until he tore out a huge canyon, the river tumbled over a cliff, and the falls were born. Arriving at the falls, by way of bus along the Palouse River, notice the jagged canyon walls and the deep marks of Big Beaver's claws. This afternoon, relax like royalty and enjoy an onboard tasting and presentation by your wine host.

Day 5 Red Mountain

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  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Visit the Walter Clore Wine & Culinary Center, providing access to Washington wine experts—learn about the diversity of the state’s wine and food products, perfect food pairings, and sample wines from a featured AVA. Discover the pride of the Red Mountain appellation—the smallest wine-grape growing region of Washington by acreage and known for its critically acclaimed reds. Savor a tour, tasting, and lunch at the exquisite Terra Blanca Estate Winery & Vineyard. Explore Terra Blanca’s rolling vineyards, wine caves, and beautifully-manicured estate grounds. Nose and bouquet, balance and finish, legs and body—your wine host and sommelier guide you through an onboard tasting event before dinner.

Day 6 The Dalles, Oregon

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  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
The entrepreneurial spirit, award-winning wines, and natural beauty of Maryhill Winery are yours to discover. Tour vineyards and a wine cave, taste wines from the barrel, and take in the expansive views of Columbia River Gorge cliffs stretching 1,000 feet below. After lunch aboard the S.S. Legacy, the afternoon in The Dalles is yours as you please—a tour and taste at Columbia Valley AVA’s Sunshine Mill Winery, stroll downtown or along the Riverfront Trail, or perhaps peel a grape and simply relax on deck.

Day 7 Willamette Valley

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  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Visit Oregon’s largest AVA. The Willamette Valley is an oenophile’s mecca with over 250 wineries and six recognized sub-appellations. Set atop a Chehalem Mountain slope is the world-renowned Ponzi Winery, producers of several rare Italian varietals and their highly-acclaimed Pinot Noir, a Willamette Valley specialty. At Hawks View Cellars, tour the sustainably farmed 50-acre estate vineyard and sip on some award-winning Pinot Noir and Pinot Gris. Tonight, pull out all the corks for a wine extravaganza and city lights cruise along the Willamette River—raising one last glass to toast friendship and wine at the captain’s dinner.

Day 8 Portland, Oregon | Disembark

  • 1 Breakfast
Your week of wineries and rivers exploration has come to an end. Enjoy breakfast with friends and say farewell to your crew before disembarking for your included transfer to the Portland airport.

SS Legacy

Per person starting at
$3,695
SS Legacy's Master Stateroom.
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Master Stateroom
Fixed double bed, view window, private bath with shower. #103-104, 319-320
SS Legacy's Commander's Stateroom
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Commander Stateroom
Queen, double or twin beds, view window, private bath with shower. #105-112, 206-210, 303-308, 311-318
SS Legacy's Captain Stateroom
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Captain Stateroom
Queen or two twin beds, view window, private bath with shower. #211-214
SS Legacy's Admiral Stateroom
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Admiral Stateroom
Queen or twin beds, view window, private bath with shower, trundle bed for triple. #101-102, 201-202, 309-310
SS Legacy's Commodore Suite.
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Jr Commodore Suite
Queen or twin beds, refrigerator, wrap-around windows, private bath with shower. #301-302
SS Legacy' Owner's Suite
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Owners Suite
Sitting area, king bed, wet bar, entertainment system, view windows, private bath with tub, sofa bed for triple or quad.

Notes

- All rates are quoted in USD and represent cost per person, based on double occupancy. Any stateroom (except designated single) may be sold as a single for 175% of the double occupancy rate. Triple and quad rooming arrangements are available, please contact us for rates.

- Quoted rates include all excursions, meals, educational programming, transfers, taxes, port charges and fees.

Included in Your Fare:
- Group transfers and baggage handling between airport/vessel on embark/disembark day
- Entry fees to national parks/preserves
- From-the-vessel adventure activities and equipment
- Exclusive activities and shore visits
- All meals aboard the vessel
- Premium wine, beer and liquor (excludes super-premium wines)
- Non-alcoholic beverages
- Wellness amenities
- Onboard expedition/heritage guides and guest experts

Not included in Your Fare:
Airfare to and from your home city
- Discretionary gratuities to vessel's cew
- Travel protection
- Optional excursions and land tours
- Port taxes/fees

Included

  • 7 Breakfasts, 6 Lunches, 7 Dinners
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