Cheapskates wine guide: 8 Portland places for deals on wine
Happy Hour drink specials abound in Portland. However, if your preferred way to wind down after work is with a glass of prosecco or pinot noir, several restaurants in the city have great deals just for you.
At Blue Spoon on Munjoy Hill, “Wine Time” is from 4:30 to 6 p.m., Monday through Saturday, with a glass each of red and white offered at the bargain-basement price of $2.50. At East Ender on Middle Street, every bottle on the list is half price on Wednesdays, while downtown at MJ’s, the new wine bar at One City Center (very conveniently, right downstairs from our newsroom), a selection of reds, whites and sparkling wines is $5 glass on weekdays from 4 to 6 p.m.
Use this handy map as your budget friendly, wine-drinkers guide to Portland. And do let us know in the comments if there are places that should be added.
89 Congress St. | 207-773-1116 | bluespoonme.com
Wine Time: Mon.-Sat. 4:30-6 pm one red and one white wine $2.50/glass
47 Middle St. | 207-879-7669 | eastenderportland.com
Half-price off every bottle on the list on Wednesdays
THE NORTH POINT
35 Silver St. | 207-899-3778 | northpointportland.com
Half-price bottles Mondays 4-6 pm
VIGNOLA CINQUE TERRE
10 Dana St. | 207-772-1330 | vignolamaine.com
Wine Hour: Half-off bottle list, Monday-Friday 5-6 pm
MJ’S WINE BAR
One City Center | 207-653-6278 | onecitywines.com
$5 Wines by the glass: Monday-Friday 4-6 p,
46 Pine St. | 207-347-8267 | bonobopizza.com
Half-price wine: Mondays
336 Fore Street | 207-772-8619
$1 off glasses of wine from 3-7 daily
190 State Street | 207-553-7044 | bistropj.com
Glasses of wine half-off from 5-6 pm daily and 10-11 pm on Friday and Saturday