Wine lovers visiting Missoula can feel outnumbered by the beer connoisseurs. However, there are plenty of great places to enjoy a wonderful glass of vino. Missoula offers wine enthusiasts many venues to sample the best in Montana. Whether paired with a delicious meal or a stunning sunset over the amazing Montana landscape, a great vintage will enhance your Missoula experience. At Blue Mountain Bed and Breakfast, we have stunning views at our mountainside retreat. Guests love to relax with a glass on our many decks and the sweeping views of the Bitterroot River are breathtaking in every season. Plan a relaxing vacation in Missoula while discovering the excellent wines of the region.
Wine Tastings, Flights and Pairings
After a day exploring Missoula’s great outdoors, nothing is more relaxing than sipping a fine wine. Visitors find superb choices at the excellent downtown restaurants and lounges. While you can also sample several varieties at local tasting rooms and shops. Whatever you choose, add the perfect bottle to a romantic evening.
Downtown Missoula has great dining choices, many with fantastic wine lists. However two with the best selection are the Red Bird and Plonk restaurants. Both are dedicated to fresh, local ingredients with excellent, seasonal menus. Red Bird also hosts live music every Monday night in an opulent, romantic setting. In addition to an extensive list of vinos, guests can sample intriguing flights. While Plonk has a more casual atmosphere, they’re very serious about offering the best wine choices. Savor a night of excellent culinary experiences enhanced by the perfect bottle.
Missoula has two inviting tasting rooms where visitors can sample spectacular whites and reds. Explore these creative blends at the Montana Winery and Ten Spoon. Both transform grapes from the Columbia Valley of Washington state into their exquisite creations. Enjoy live music while sipping the Montana Winery’s crowd pleasing “Soul” series or try the newer “Last Best” whites and reds. While Ten Spoon enhances the Washington grapes with their very own French-American hybrid making a delicious, distinctive blend. They also host live music Fridays in their beautiful mountain view setting. Spend and afternoon learning about the love of wine making and find a new favorite to take home.
Missoula is lucky to have the Missoula Wine Merchants, a fantastic specialty shop right in downtown. Find everything you need for a romantic evening with the extensive selection of wine, cheese, and charcuterie. The knowledgable staff will help you find the perfect bottle for every occasion. Bring all your treats back to our tranquil location with breathtaking views, and settle in for a cozy evening. Book your romantic, wine tasting getaway with us today.