Grippy Tannins, Portland, ME, Grippy Tannins pronounciation

adjective
1. A structural component of wine that provides character and texture and frames your drinking experience.

noun
2. A wine shop and tasting lounge in Portland, Maine.

our story

Grippy Tannins’ mission is to make wine more approachable by creating a space to learn about and taste small production wines from all over the world before taking them home to enjoy.

Through a beautifully curated selection of wine, we hope to introduce you to exciting new wines and passionate emerging winemakers that keep you curious and wanting to taste more.

TASTE

Our wine shop and tasting lounge in Portland’s East End neighborhood is a culmination of our love for wine. All of the wines we have in-stock at the store are available for in-store consumption in our tasting lounge or for purchase in our wine shop. Whether you want to buy a bottle or two for a gathering at home, or taste a few wines in the shop – we’re excited to welcome you.

When you visit us in the shop, our team of wine lovers are more than happy to help choose the perfect bottle. For our in-store tastings, the Grippy Tannins team will curate a tasting based on your taste preferences. We also offer small bites to enjoy while you’re in the shop.  Please note our food offerings change daily.

We’re also looking forward to bringing you events featuring winemakers and partners… more coming soon!

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Events at Grippy Tannins wine shop Portland Maine
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EVENTS

Events at Grippy Tannins wine shop Portland Maine

AUGUST 3RD 2-6PM

Sip and Browse with Mary Taylor of Mary Taylor Wines

Details: The mission of Mary Taylor Wines is to unlock the world of European “appellation” wines by working with individual growers in multiple villages who produce exceptional, regionally-distinctive wines at extremely accessible prices. 

Mary will be at Grippy Tannins from 2-6pm to share a selection of her wines and discuss her partnerships with European growers and winemakers.

Cost: Admission to the tasting is free.

PRIVATE EVENTS

Our modern, relaxing tasting lounge was designed to make you feel like you’re in your own living room. Surrounded by wine and a team of wine enthusiasts, it’s a welcoming space to host your next party, team building event or networking function.

Your tasting experience can be customized to fit your needs. We provide wine, education, nibbles, and a place to mingle and shop. Email us or call us at (207) 747-4524 to see how we can enhance your next event.

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Under $40

Visit Us

Address

16 Middle Street Portland, ME 04101


Hours

Retail shop
tuesday – saturday 11am-8pm

sunday 11am-6pm

monday closed

Tasting Lounge
tuesday – friday 3-8pm

saturday 12-8pm

sunday 12-6pm

monday closed


Parking

Street and garage parking is available.


Wine pick-up

If you’ve ordered over the phone and you want to pick up your wine, park in front of our Middle Street entrance, give us a call, and we will bring your wine out to you! Just remember we will need to check your ID and your name must match with the name on the order.


Contact

Owner Lindsey Murray
[email protected]
(207) 747-4524

Grippy Tannins wine shop Portland Maine

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