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 28: Grenache/Syrah from France's Faugères (Languedoc)
Wed, Oct 29: Carignan/Syrah/Grenache from France's Corbières (Languedoc)
Thu, Oct 30: Rosé from France's Provence
Wednesday, Oct 29
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, Nov 1
If you missed the tasting when Ines Giovanett was in town, here's your chance! We'll have their entire line open on Saturday, so stop by to taste indigenous grapes (Pinot Grigio, Kerner, Lagrain, Grauvernatsch) from this northern-most Italian region! Tasting runs from 2-6pm.
Saturday, Nov 1
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-- MANILA CLAMS with white wine, garlic & butter | Chateau De La Bigotière 2009 Muscadet Sèvre et Maine $8
--2-- MEATBALL FETTUCCINE (details tba ...it's going on the menu Saturday afternoon!)
--3-- POT DE CRÈME chocolate | Taylor Fladgate 20y Tawny Port $12. Cheers!
Sunday Tasting, Nov 2
This grape, native to Northern Italy, is known for flavors of red fruit, currants & blackberries. It's naturally high in acid, making it a great food wine. Stop by Saturday to taste Barbera from Alba & Asti: Vinchio & Vaglio Serra Arengo & Vinchio, Vaglio Serra I Tre Vescovi & Pelassa San Pancrazio Barbera d'Alba. Tasting runs from 11am to 4pm during the Ballard Farmers Market.