Portalis Wines
Portalis Wines
Setting the bar for wine in Seattle

In January, we will reopen the Wine Shop
in a new location: 6754 15th Ave NW
That’s in Ballard on the southeast corner of
15th Ave NW & 70th Street, across from
Brunswick & Hunt & down the
street from The Fat Hen & Delancey.

The Wine Bar will be closing at the end
of the year. It's been a great run! Tribute>

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Shop Hours:
  Monday: 11am to 6pm
Tuesday - Sunday: 11am to bar close

Bar Hours:
Tuesday-Thursday: 4pm to 11pm
Friday: 4pm - midnight
Saturday: noon - midnight
Sunday: noon - 10pm
Monday: closed


5205 Ballard Ave NW
Seattle WA 98107



Portalis Wines Events

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


Wednesday, Dec 17
No Corkage!
Choose from any of our 450+ bottles in the shop & enjoy in the bar at the retail price. Last Wednesday of the wine bar ..EVER! Let's celebrate: P. Lancelot-Royer Champagne Cuvée des Chevaliers ~ Most beloved at this year's Champagne tasting! Worthy of the last No-Corkage night at Portalis Wine Bar. And, with no corkage, it's $12.50 a glass! Crazy, we know!

Saturday, Dec 20
Holiday Wines from France
From bubbles to big reds, from north to south, here's a hand-picked selection of holiday wines from France: Cave de Bissey Crémant de Bourgogne, La Colline aux Princes Sancerre Rosé (Loire Valley), Château Franc Grâce-Dieu St-Emilion Grand Cru (Right Bank Bordeaux), La Croix Dillanges Saint-Julien (Left Bank Bordeaux), Domaine de Nalys Chateauneuf-du-pape Cuvée Reserve (Southern Rhône). Tasting runs from 2-6pm.

Saturday, Dec 20
Dinner at Portalis
Join us for our 3-course dinner menu every Saturday from 5-9pm. The menu changes weekly in addition to the regular menu. This week
--1-- SALAD frisée, shaved fennel, granny smith apple, pumpkin seed brittle & apple cider vinaigrette | suggested pairing: Bodegas Maset (nu) Cava Reserva
--2-- BEEF WELLINGTON with oxtail glacé, potato purée & french green beans | suggested pairing: Château Franc Grâce-Dieu Saint Emilion Grand Cru
--3-- GOAT CHEESE CHEESECAKE with pistachio crust, strawberries & saba | suggested pairing: Vinchio-Vaglio Serra Vigne Rare Moscato. Cheers!

Sunday Tasting, Dec 21
Jens' Holiday Picks

Yes, we'll be tasting them: Maison Paul Reitz Volnay (Burgundy), Pelassa Barolo (Piedmont), La Puerta Gran Reserva (Argentina), John Duval Entity Shiraz (Australia), Mount Veeder Cabernet Sauvignon (California). Tasting runs 11am to 4pm during the Ballard Farmers Market.

Saturday, Dec 27
Bubbly for the New Year
Ring in the New Year in affordable style! Join for our last Saturday to taste our recommendations: bubbly tba! Tasting runs from 2-6pm.

Sunday Tasting, Dec 28
End of an Era

It's the end of 12 years on Ballard Ave, and we're celebrating! We'll have guests pouring and 3 stations to taste during our regular Sunday Tasting hours: 11am to 4pm during the Ballard Farmers Market. And yes, we'll have cake!

Shop + Bar

Food + Wine

Food+Wine: Hail to Chef Tracey & the fine work she's done over the last 7+ years!


 Portalis Wine Bar Menu
Final Menu includes: BEEF WELLINGTON
with oxtail glacé, potato purée & french
green beans with suggested pairing:
Château Franc Grâce-Dieu
2010 Saint Emilion Grand Cru

Personal Wine Profile
Let us know your wine preferences and we'll contact you with wines you may be interested in as they become available.
Gift Ideas at Portalis

Holiday Gift Ideas
for the wine-lover in your life!

Artist Wall 

New show by returning Ballard artist Lina Raymond. Stop by for a sip & a look! Show runs thru end of Dec 2014.


Portalis Wines News

Beyond the Glass Wine shops are now acting as social centers, schools, restaurants, even travel agencies, offering far more than just free tastings.
Published on Dec 2, 2010
The Portalis Wine Shop + Wine Bar in Seattle offers customers three-course dinners, art shows and tastings.


Portalis Wine Club
Makes a wonderful gift! Two clubs to choose from: Portalis Explores! (bugdet) & Portalis Wine Club (no holds barred)
Portalis Video Wall
...coming soon

Portalis Wine Blog
10.27.14  End of an Era on Ballard Ave! ... MORE >


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