Portalis Wine Shop

Portalis Wine Shop is for people who are into wine & want a knowledgeable local wine merchant to use as a resource when making their wine selections.

Portalis features a wine shop with 500+ notable, adventurous, lovingly selected world wines including an excellent selection from Washington State. Portalis is for people who are into great wine & want a knowledgeable local wine merchant to use as a resource when making their wine selections.

Portalis Explores! Wine Club -- January 2017: South Africa


Wednesday: Portalis Explores! Wine Club Tasting

This month's budget club features a red & a white from SOUTH AFRICA. The pick-up tasting is intended for our club members to learn about the wines prior to enjoying them at home, but it's open to the public. Come learn more! Tasting runs from 5-7pm!

portaliswines.wordpress.com As many of you know, my first career was as an emergency doctor, and I did an internship in South Africa in 1994, the spring that Nelson Mandela was elected president. During this time, I lived in Johannesburg, worked in Soweto, and ...

Thursday -- Special Guest from Chile!

Join wine ambassador Tomás Markmann (pictured) from Viu Manent, a Chilean winery located in the Colchagua Valley and family-owned since 1935 (vineyards pictured). We will taste a big spread of wines, including Gran Reserva Carmenère, Grenache-Mourvèdre-Syrah blend, single-vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon, single vineyard Malbec & more! Hope you can make it. Tasting runs 5-7pm.

Uncharted Territories Expanding- South Africa


Check out Jaci's new post on South Africa's wine country -- inspired by this month's Portalis Explores wine club!

portaliswines.wordpress.com To truly grasp South African wines, one has to understand why wine would be in South Africa. It’s not only a hot, intense climate, but it’s also an area of vast trade and fluctuation in…

Tuesday Tasting -- Everyday Drinkers! (5-7pm)

As many of you know, our shop is filled with wonderful everyday drinkers. Join today to taste: La Fleur Chazal Sauvignon Blanc (Bordeaux, France) -- Reg $14.99 | INSIDER $11.99 | 20% Mixed Case Discount $9.59 -- Citrus Explosion. Fresh-cut grass, grapefruit and lemon aromas with refreshing acidity, lemon and lime pith, subtle meadow and minerality. Hope you can make it!

Friday's Luck of the Draw -- Jens is back from Germany! Join to taste two reds from Southern France, one from Languedoc & one from Southern Rhône (organic). Tasting runs 5-7pm. TGIF!

Top Wine: Bodegas Rauda 2008 Crianza (Ribera del Duero, Spain) -- Reg $22.99 | 20% Mixed Case Discount $18.39

Many people go straight to Rioja, but if you want a well-executed Tempranillo without a lot of oak- look to Ribera del Duero! Summer plums, black berries, raspberries with hints of vanilla, baking spices, balsamic and soft tannins.

Sunday's Tasting: California

Join us from 12-4pm to taste Wish Wine Co. Pinot Noir, Red Blend & Chardonnay. West Coast deliciousness at an affordable price!

Hey INSIDERS -- Your 2016 rebates are ready!!

For all of you who 1) signed up to have your wines tracked & 2) spent more than $100 over the course of the year, your 5% rebate is ready for use. Works like a gift certificate. Just ask Jens or Jaci what you earned, and it will be applied to your next purchase.

Being an INSIDER is one of the many benefits of buying wine from us, your local Ballard wine merchant -- Cheers!




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