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Wineries

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We are going to Tacoma in mid July. Wondering if there are any wineries or wine tours for an afternoon.

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1. Re: Wineries

Hmmm. Lots of microbreweries,grappa distillery,and other distilleries but no so many wineries. Most places serve local wines. What is the experience you're seeking?

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Not really an afternoon trip, but maybe a day trip.....

http://vintners.net/wawine/salishan/

Another option might be to visit the winery tasting rooms in Seattle. You can google them~~~

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So excited to have you coming to Tacoma! There are a handful of wineries with tasting rooms in Tacoma, but as far as I know, no organized wine tour.

You might check out Gingko Forest Winery. Their grapes are grown in Eastern Washington (as are most Washington grapes), but they have a tasting room in Tacoma's Old Town. After sampling a few varietals, you could easily walk along the Ruston Way waterfront to one of the great restaurants for lunch, or check out The Spar just a block away.

21 Cellars is a small, family run winery that only opens for tastings on Saturdays from 4pm-6pm, or by appointment. They've won a few awards from local publications, and would certainly be worth visiting. They're located off of N 21st St, in Tacoma's North End.

Vino Aquino is another family owned winery that offers tastings Tuesday - Saturday, no reservations or notice required. Vino Aquino is on 6th Ave, so there are plenty of dining options nearby if you wanted a snack after sampling some wines.

Happy tasting!

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I know you've already traveled, but for other travelers researching for an upcoming trip, note the following:

1. Gingko Winery is currently by appointment only. This is a recent change. I anticipate that their hours will eventually return to normal.

2. Wine is not Tacoma's strong suit. Breweries, definitely. Wineries, not so much. For wine, visit Woodinville, or eastern Washington.

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