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.

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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

WEDNESDAYFEBRUARY 26  |  5-7 pm

FREE TASTING with Easterly Wines

details: Nick from Easterly will be hanging with us on Wednesday, February 26 from 5-7 pm and pouring some delightful wines produced by Amplify Wines based in Santa Barbara. Find more on Facebook.

cost: FREE

FRIDAYFEBRUARY 28  |  4-8 pm

Friday Flights: Deconstructing the Rhône Blend

details: Rhone blends consist of a blend of various varietals, primarily Grenache, Syrah, Mourvèdre. This week we’ll be deconstructing this blend and tasting each varietal separately and then as the classic blend.

cost: TBD


GRIPPY TANNINS WILL BE CLOSED MARCH 6 – MARCH 11 FOR A WINE TRIP TO AUSTRIA 


FRIDAYMARCH 13  |  4-8 pm

Friday Flights: a night in Austria 

details: 

cost: TBD

WEDNESDAYMARCH 18  |  5-7 pm

FREE TASTING with Eric Solomon Selections

details: We’ll be exploring classic expressions of wine from Spain and France.  

cost: 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.

Pricing varies depending on party size – contact us for a quote and availability.

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Visit Us

Address

16 Middle Street Portland, ME 04101

 

Hours

Retail shop
monday – tuesday 1pm-8pm
wednesday – saturday 11am-8pm

sunday closed

 
Tasting Lounge

monday – friday 3pm-8pm
saturday 12pm-8pm
sunday 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