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Sweetgrass Winery & Distillery Old Port Tasting Room and Shop

Opens in 3 min: 11:00 - 18:00
Open today: 11:00 - 18:00
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Not too bad for a $5 tasting

$5 tasting of gin and wine. Not too bad. I wasn’t a big fan of their wines. Too sweet for my taste... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2018
GlobetrotterBella
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San Antonio, Texas
via mobile
Very good spirits.

Since I drink liquor and my wife drinks wine this was a no brainer. The wines were good but I was... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2017
TJHeld
,
Perrysburg, Ohio
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Nestled into a quiet space on historic Fore Street is Sweetgrass Old Port Tasting Room and Shop. Sip and savor a selection of over 15 wines and spirits then stroll the cobblestone streets and discover a Maine rich in Maritime commerce. Open year...more
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324 Fore St, Portland, Portland, ME 04101-4111
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Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

$5 tasting of gin and wine. Not too bad. I wasn’t a big fan of their wines. Too sweet for my taste. They did have a cranberry gin that was Interesting. Add a little soda water and you have the perfect drink. You get four...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank GlobetrotterBella
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

No whiskey! No whiskey! No whiskey! No whiskey! Said they would have it after summer is over. Pourer was disinterested after I asked about the whiskey.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Scott D
Reviewed 7 July 2018

We were given a recommendation to visit this winery/distillery. It is a small business close to Commercial St so we decided to give it a try. The cost is $5 for 4 tasting which can included wine, gin or rum, some flavored with Maine blueberries....More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 5 December 2017

Just happened by this place as the clerk was replacing their sandwich board outside. Gin caught my eye, and we followed her inside. Her knowledge was exceptional and she had us taste it straight and with tonic to experience its many qualities. Excellent sales technique...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Charles A
Reviewed 11 November 2017

Best of the bunch was the Maple Smash. Really unique and delish. Will be part of our Thanksgiving dinner experience.

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 20 October 2017

Since I drink liquor and my wife drinks wine this was a no brainer. The wines were good but I was more impressed with some of the distilled items. Especially their gin. It wasn't what you would typically expect from gin. It was smoother and...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank TJHeld
Reviewed 10 August 2017

We accidentally found this while walking around Portland. The salesgirl was quite knowledgeable and the tasting was $5 for 4 pour in which you get to keep the glass! Their wine was fruit based-a bit sweet for me-but their gin was delicious! I highly recommend...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Susan S
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Great little 'hole in the wall' place on Fore St near the Customs Building. Wonderful tastings with unusual berry wines. Friendly and knowledgeable staff, but stock up because they don't sell these wonderful wines in local stores, only here and at their farm.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank 393-On-The-Road
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Stopped in at their Portland tasting room. The lady working was very nice and knowledgeable. The blueberry and cranberry wines were excellent, not too sweet like most. We left with a bottle of blueberry bitters which makes for a new twist on Manhattans.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank waynecO458HN
Reviewed 28 July 2017

One of the better gins, if not the best! Cold River Gin! Their wines have blueberries--but wait--and are not cloyingly sweet/berry-like. Be brave!

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank davioAz
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