Have an upcoming event? An office party, a
wedding, a special birthday celebration or
anniversary? We'll make sure the wines
for your occasion are appropriate to the
festivities, delicious & within budget.
Contact Portalis Wines owner
Jens Strecker, for a consultation>
Tuesday - Thursday: 3pm to bar close
Friday - Sunday: 11am to bar close
Tuesday-Thursday: 4pm to 11pm
Friday: 4pm - midnight
Saturday: noon - midnight
Sunday: noon - 10pm
• BAR SPECIALS •
5205 Ballard Ave NW
Seattle WA 98107
HAPPY HOUR $5 Wine by the Glass featuring our J. Strecker imports (weekdays 4-6pm) & Chef Tracey's Small Plates Bar Menu now joins Happy Hour
TUESDAYS $5 Wine by the Glass ...all night
WEDNESDAYS No Corkage Fee ($15). Drink a bottle in the bar for the shop price
THURSDAYS Small Plates Menu ...all night (in addition to regular bar menu)
SATURDAYS 3-Course Prix Fixe Dinner Menu ($25-$45)
SUNDAYS $5 Wine by the Glass featuring our J. Strecker imports ...6-8pm
New Fall Tasting Series: Wine Tour of the World
Join us every Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday from 4-9pm to travel through most of the wine producing regions of the world, sampling the wines from that particular area. We'll have maps! We'll have photos! Should be lots of wine learning fun! We'll start in WA State, then head through Oregon, California, then over to the Old World than on to New Zealand, Australia, South Africa, Argentina, Chili and the back up to WA State for a little coming home finale!
Tasting starts this week:
Tue, Sep 16: Pinot Noir from Oregon's Willamette Valley
Wed, Sep 17: Cabernet Sauvignon from California's Sonoma Valley
Thu, Sep 18: Zinfandel from California
Wednesday, Sep 17
Choose from any of our 450+ bottles in the shop & enjoy in the bar at the retail price. Summer weather continues, so celebrate with a high-end bottle of rosé: Domaine de Frégate 2013 Bandol Rosé ~ White floral notes on the nose. Soft & fruity yet still very dry. And with no corkage, it's <$6.50 a glass! Cheers to summer!
Saturday, Sep 20
This is our go-to guy for affordable Burgundy. Jean-Christophe Perraud (above) had always dreamt of becoming a winemaker. At the age of 24 he produced his first vintage with his family’s 4 hectares. Today their estate consists of 25 ha and is spread over 5 villages adjacent to the Domaine (near La Roche-Vineuse).Join to taste a white: Domaine Perraud 2010 Macon Villages & a red: Domaine Perraud 2010 Bourgogne Rouge from this young, rebel producer. Tasting runs from 2-6pm.
Saturday, Sep 20
Dinner at Portalis
Join us for our 3-course dinner menu every Saturday from 5-9pm. The menu changes weekly & runs $25-$45. Regular bar menu available in addition. This week::
-1-- TOAST with tarragon egg salad, bacon lardon & watercress | suggested pairing: Tenuta di Corte Giacobbe 2011 Soave $9
--2-- BBQ GAME HEN bacon-wrapped with jicama orange slaw & corn on the cob | suggested pairing: Tenuta Montecchiesi 2011 Sangiovese Rosé $9
--3-- S’MORE TART with homemade graham cracker, homemade vanilla marshmallow & dark chocolate ganache | suggested pairing: Hancock's President's Reserve Single Barrel $10. Cheers!
Sunday Tasting, Sep 21
You heard us! Stop by and check out a lineup of Austrian wines from Weingut Prechtl (owner Petra Prechtl pictured left), all of which would be a great companion to a brat off the grill: Welschriesling, Längen Grüner Veltliner (single-vineyard), Zweigelt & their Reserve Red (a blend of Zweigelt, St-Laurent & Blaufränkisch). Tasting runs from 11am to 4pm during the Ballard Farmers Market.