DETAILS: The Shop, Island Creek Oysters’ sunny spot on Washington Avenue offers a weeklong Portland Wine Week deal. From Tuesday through Sunday (6/19-6/24) The Shop will feature a different oyster each day with a different glass of sparkling wine. Just $15 for a half-dozen (6) oysters and a perfectly paired glass of bubbles.
DETAILS: Local 188 is featuring half pours of reserve selections from Spain and Portugal all week long paired with select nightly tapas.
- 2017 Ramon Bilbao, Rioja, Spain, Grenacha. Cost per glass: $4
- 2015 Castellroig Finca Sabate I Coca, Penedes, Spain, Xarel-Lo. Cost per glass: $4.50
- 2012 Garci Grande Anier, Rueda, Spain, Verdejo. Cost per glass: $5
- 2012 Quinta Do Portal Colheita, Douro, Portugal, regional blend. Cost per glass: $4.50
- 2013 De J. Palacios Petalos, Bierzo, Spain, Mencia. Cost per glass: $5.50
COST: See above. Nightly tapas selections will range from $5-$8
RESERVE: No reservations necessary!
DETAILS: Take your blind tasting skills for a spin! Stop by MJs Wine Bar any day during Portland Wine Week for one of two blind tasting flights. Each flight features three wines. Simply challenge yourself and your friends on Tier One (answers revealed onsite) or enter to win MJs Tier Two Blind Tasting Contest* (answers and the winner revealed after 10 pm on Sunday, June 24). You'll receive points for correctly identifying grape (2 points), country (2 points), sub region (1 point), and vintage (1 point).
The winner of MJs Tier Two Blind Tasting Contest* will receive a gift card to Browne Trading Company (in the exact amount needed to purchase all 6 blind tasting wines!). All six of the blind tasting wines also will be available by the glass (starting at $9) all during Portland Wine Week.
Tier One (beginner): $12 per flight
Tier Two (challenging natural wines): $20 per flight
HOURS: Monday-Thursday: 4-11 pm, Friday & Saturday: 4-midnight, Sunday: 11 am-10 pm.
*No purchase necessary. Legal residents of the 50 United States (D.C.) and Canada 21 years old and older. Void in Quebec and where prohibited. Ends June 24, 2018. In the case of a tie, the winner will be chosen by a random drawing of all those receiving the highest number of points. For Complete Official Rules, including prize description, click here.
RESERVE: None necessary, just stop by during open hours!
DETAILS: Enjoy a week of fine wines at a great price at UNION. The restaurant, located in the The Press Hotel, will offer the following wines at both lunch and dinner service during Portland Wine Week.
$6 Chenin Blanc, Chateau Gaudrelle, Vouvray FR
$7 Kerner, Castelfeder, Trentino-Alto Adige IT
$8 Pinot Grigio, Villa Russiz, Friuli-Venezia Giulia IT
$9 Southern Rhone Blend, Vieux Lazaret, Chateauneuf-du-Pape FR
$6 Monastrell-Cabernet Sauvignon, Gordo, Yecla SP
$7 Patrimonio, Domaine Giacometti, Corsica FR
$8 Southern Rhone Blend, Domaine la Suffrene, Bandol FR
$9 Southern Rhone Blend, Domaine Les Pallieres, Gigondas FR
RESERVE: No reservations necessary
DETAILS: Isa is offering the perfect summer repast all Portland Wine Week long with a great lunch deal. Includes an antipasto plate with prosciutto, chilled vegetables, olives, and cheese, plus a glass of refreshing 2014 Lambrusco, Tenuta Pederzana "Gibe" (100% Grasparossa), Emilia-Romagna, Italy.
NOTE: Isa is closed on Tuesday, June 19
First come first serve and patio seating, weather permitting
DETAILS: Dine at this harborside restaurant any time during Portland Wine Week and enjoy award-winning Charles Smith Wines from Washington State. This noted winery has been lauded for their bold, flavorful “drink it now” approach by Food & Wine, Wine & Spirits AND Wine Enthusiast!