Free Wine Tasting at Portalis
Sat, 2–6 pm, Sun at 11 am–4 pm.
Civilized but not-too-schmancy wine shop Portalis offers free tastings on Saturday and Sunday. A lot of regulars show up, particularly Ballard-farmers-market shoppers on Sundays. Those people sound smart.
5205 Ballard Ave NW
Tues-Thurs 11 am-11 pm, Fri-Sat 11 am-midnight, Sun 11 am-10 pm