Free weekend wine tastings around town
Seattle's great wine scene offers opportunities to sample the best wines at local shops. These Seattle wine outposts offer free weekend tastings; some even have weeknight offerings!
Arista Wine Cellars
Edmonds' Arista serves up weekly wines every Saturday. Scope their website for the week's tasting schedule.
Saturdays, 1 –4:30 pm
320 5th Avenue S, Edmonds, 98020
Champion Wine Cellars
Champion Wine Cellars’ Saturday tastings are all about “obscure wines from obscure regions," according to owner Emile Ninaud.
Saturdays, 12 – 5 pm
108 Denny Way, Seattle, 98109
Pike Place Market’s DeLaurenti offers free wine tastings upstairs in their wine department every Saturday. Servers pair the selections with cheese, as well as offering olive oil and other samples.
Saturdays, 2-4 pm
1435 First Ave, Seattle, 98101
Esquin Wine Merchants
Esquin, the massive SODO wine emporium hosts two wine tastings per week, on on Thursday and another on Saturday afternoon.
Thursdays, 5 – 6:30 pm; Saturdays, 2-5 pm
2700 Fourth Ave S, Seattle, 98134
European Vine Selections
EVS’s Saturday tastings rotate regularly; check out their Facebook page for the wines of the week!
Saturdays, 3 pm
522 15th Ave E, Seattle, 98112
McCarthy & Schiering
McCarthy & Schiering hosts Saturday tastings at both of their Seattle locations with winemakers in attendance. Find the tasting schedule online.
Saturdays, 11 am – 5 pm
Queen Anne: 2401 Queen Anne Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109
Ravenna: 6500 Ravenna Ave NE Seattle, WA 98115
Ballard wine shop Portalis has tastings five nights a week, meaning you can definitely find a time to swing through! Their events page lists the tastings happening on each day.
Wednesdays through Friday, 5 – 7 pm; Saturdays and Sundays, 12 – 4 pm
6754 15th Ave NW, Seattle, 98117