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Barrister Winery

1213 W Railroad Ave, and: 203 N. Washington St., Spokane, WA 99201-4613
+1 509-465-3591
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Girls night out

We were there on a young living trip and decided to do wine tasting. We had a great time hanging... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jamie R
,
Palestine, Texas, United States
via mobile
Great tour and tasting

We received a warm welcome and had an opportunity to learn about the area and process of making... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
sharonwolf172
,
Woodstock, Connecticut
via mobile
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Barrister Winery is located in downtown Spokane in a beautiful brick building built in 1906. Started by two attorneys in 2001, this winery is a must visit. With bold expressive Washington grapes and some careful aging, the wines prove to be some of the best in Washington. The building boasts 18' ceilings with 100 year old brick, original wood beams, and the original wood floor. The basement is full of over 450 barrels of aging Barrister red wine. In the summer the courtyard fills up with flowers and has a beautiful barrel wall, making this the perfect place for your next event. Open 12-5 daily for tastings. THERE'S MORE: Brand New tasting bar location in the Liberty building at 203 N. Washington across the street from the new Davenport Grand Hotel. Come visit us, open daily.
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  • Average2%
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“cab franc” (6 reviews)
“great wine” (7 reviews)
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Hours Today: 12:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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1213 W Railroad Ave, and: 203 N. Washington St., Spokane, WA 99201-4613
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+1 509-465-3591
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were there on a young living trip and decided to do wine tasting. We had a great time hanging out and sipping wine.

Thank Jamie R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We received a warm welcome and had an opportunity to learn about the area and process of making high quality wine. Tasting was great looking forward sharing this wine with friends upon our return to Connecticut.More

Thank sharonwolf172
Tyler W, Manager at Barrister Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your kind review. We loved having you here and sharing a little bit about what we do. Hopefully the three of you had safe travels home. When you'd like more Barrister wine, just give us a call or you can...More

Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

One of my favorite stops. So beautiful! Not as large of selection to taste, but all delicious and very friendly people!

Thank Elena A
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Came by and saw a sign for winery tours - so went in. Not really a tour. Just wine testing bar inside - no option made available to us to go see the vats and wine making process. The lady running the tasting bar was...More

Thank I_Roam_AB
Tyler W, Manager at Barrister Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello, we just wanted to respond and say thank you for your review. Not exactly sure where you saw a sign for tours? I don't think anything mentions tours around here, BUT! we would love to give you a tour if you are interested. It...More

Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

Barrister Winery is located in downtown Spokane, in an industrial area under/adjacent to a train track. It is located in a 100 + year old building with original wood flooring, wood ceiling with exposed beams, and romantic lighting. It is beautiful! A great place to...More

Thank Lydia F
Reviewed 29 March 2017

This is one of the must visit places in Spokane.. close enough to walk there from the Davenport Hotel(s) winery is at West Railroad Ave. If you drive too quickly past the alley way entrance, you'll miss it. Few parking spaces in the alley, but,...More

1  Thank Gerbil762
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

My wife and I stopped in for a tasting. Cab franc was delish. They had just crushed a bunch of grapes and Zach gave us a great tour of the process and the basement. Stop by, have a taste, take a tour, and grab a...More

Thank FalseCast
Tyler W, Manager at Barrister Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 December 2016

It sounds like you were able to see a little of the crush this fall. We're so excited to show people around the winery and explain the whole process, and yes, Zach gives a great tour and we are fortunate to have him. Thank you...More

Reviewed 14 September 2016

We really enjoyed the great wine, beautiful patio, listening to good music, and picnicking at Barister's this past August. Our new favorite was the Syrah! Don't miss this summer treat in downtown Spokane during the summer!More

Thank jjemley
Tyler W, Manager at Barrister Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 30 November 2016

Thank you for such kind words. Between the fun concert and great Syrah, it sounds like a perfect evening. Stay tuned for our winter concert series that will also be every Wednesday during the cold months of January and February (inside). You can check in...More

Reviewed 24 August 2016

I visited the tasting room with my parents in July. We were walking downtown and saw the wine tasting sign. I am so glad we went in. The two ladies working in the tasting room were friendly and very knowledgable about Barrister and the wines....More

2  Thank tnmaggie
Tyler W, Manager at Barrister Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 19 December 2016

Thank you so much for your kind words. You must have visited our new tasting room this summer. Next time you are in town, try to make it down to the Winery. That is where we make all the wine and hold lots of fun...More

Reviewed 23 August 2016

We visited the tasting room downtown and were not disappointed. We always try to locate a new winery in each city we can, and we are glad we ended up here. The tasting room was small but personable and the server was very knowledgeable about...More

Thank bbaustin
Tyler W, Manager at Barrister Winery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 December 2016

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this wonderful review. Hopefully Spokane treated you well this summer and we would sure hope to see you again. It sounds like you visited our downtown tasting room by the Aunties Bookstore. Next time you...More

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Tlindmt
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Response from Tyler W | Property representative |
Yes, the winery is open 7 days a week from 12:00 to 5:00. We have a beautiful tasting room where you can taste through our wines and then make all purchases right there. We also ship wine from the winery to your door. Hope... More
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