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, Oct 21: Albariño from Spain's Riax Baixas
Wed, Oct 22: Tempranillo from Spain's La Mancha
Thu, Oct 23: Cava from Spain's Penedès
Wednesday, Oct 22
Choose from any of our 450+ bottles in the shop & enjoy in the bar at the retail price. A delicious well-priced bottle of OR Pinot turns crazy good with no corkage! We recommend: Broadley 2013 Pinot Noir. With no corkage, it's <approx $5 a glass! Crazy, we know!
Saturday, Oct 25
The Dal Cero family based in the Veneto also owns and operates this small estate in Tuscany. Tenuta Montecchiesi vineyards are located near Cortona. Join to taste their IGT Sangiovese & Preziosaterra SuperTuscan. Tasting runs from 2-6pm.
Saturday, Oct 25
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-- CAESAR SALAD with homemade croutons, shaved parmesan & white anchovy | Chateau de La Bigotière 2009 Muscadet Sèvre et Maine $8
--2-- PORK BELLY braised with kostritzer dark lager, red cabbage, mashed potato & apple horseradish relish | Weingut Prechtl 2007 Reserve Red Cuvée $9.50 or Köstritzer Schwarzbier $4.50 --3-- GERMAN APPLE CAKE with cinnamon, nutmeg, clove, granny smith apple, almond streusel & vanilla ice cream $9 | Boulard Grand Solage $8. Cheers!
Sunday Tasting, Oct 26
We'll being doing a sweep across Northern Spain on Sunday, starting with 2 Ribera del Duera (vineyards pictured): Bodegas Rauda
Tinto Roa Roble & Crianza & then heading east to Rioja, where we'll bring out some bigger guns in honor of fall: Zuazo Gaston Crianza & Reserva. Should be funs tasting these regions back to back. Tasting runs from 11am to 4pm during the Ballard Farmers Market.