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Portteus Vineyards

5201 Highland Dr, Yakima, WA
509-829-6970
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Ranked #2 of 27 activities in Yakima
Type: Wineries
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Hillsboro, Oregon
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

My husband and I arrived at this winery a little angry because of our previous experience. We entered the winery to the sounds of clinking bottles (it was bottling day). Matt came out and welcomed us and the fun began! Excellent wine and beautiful art work for sale. Matt was very knowledgeable and super friendly! We will enjoy our wines... More

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Bremerton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

My friend and I were planning a trip to the Yakima area. Because she had never been to a winery I looked for a winery that would be opened the day we would be in Yakima. I found Portteus and we decided to go there. It's 22 miles from where we were staying. They are open 7 days a week... More

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Portland,OR
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

When you think about all the wineries you visit on a quest for the best in a region, you most likely will always remember a place that encompasses these two combinations: excellent wines served by an incredible host. We had such an experience when we visited Portteus. Matt, our incredible host with his extensive knowledge of the wine and the... More

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Vancouver, WA
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

We visited as part of a group of wine lovers on an annual tour. The owner, Paul, and his son, Matt, were absolutely the nicest people and they really take the time to help you explore the wines that they have. Their comments and anecdotes about each wine we sampled really helped educate us about wine in general and their... More

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Gearhart, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013 via mobile

We have been visiting and buying wine here since the 1980s. Good product. Nice owner who now has sons in the business. Today we enjoyed and purchased petit verdict, red blends and petit sirah. We will be back.

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Sammamish, Washington
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153 reviews 153 reviews
45 attraction reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

This review is not about the wines themselves, but the vineyard and tasting room... The road leading to the vineyard is gravel, and if not for the signs, you would wonder if you are headed to the right place. The tasting room is inside a warehouse, with stacks of boxes on one side, and the tasting bar on the other.... More

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Denver
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

Paul Portteus was one of the first to open a winery in the Yakima Valley. I have been visiting his winery for 23 years. Though Paul has a reputation as being a bit on the eclectic side, his wines are still awesome.A must stop on anyone's tour of Wineries. Many years ago he took us back to the cellar for... More

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a city by a lake, WA
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64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

First of all, I will mention that while we enjoy wines, we are not experts. This is one of the wineries I had on my list to check out on our Zillah/Yakima Valley visit. I had researched ahead of time and found the founder's story interesting. I also liked the idea of checking out one of the earliest wineries in... More

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Seattle
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32 reviews 32 reviews
10 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

We have always enjoyed going to Porteus. The wines are good and inexpensive. I would plan on getting some of these for every day drinkers....pizza wine.

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142 reviews 142 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

Fantastic. Sangiovese and the "Rattlesnake Red". Very friendly staff. You can't ask for a better experience. Ask them to give you a suggestion for the next vineyards to stop at.

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