Olympic Cellars Winery

Olympic Cellars Winery is family owned, women operated, and home of the "Working Girls" label. Olympic Cellars was founded in 1979 and is the 15th established winery in Washington and the first winery to be located on the North Olympic Peninsula. 

Olympic Cellars Winery in Port Angeles WA

Olympic Cellars Winery Info

Location: 255410 Highway 101 Port Angeles, WA 98362
Phone: +1-360-452-0160
Email: info@Olympiccellars.com
Website: https://olympiccellars.com/
Menu: All of their branded wines are featured on their website.
Covid-19 Status: Temporarily Closed. However you can place an order online or call to order and either have it shipped to you or you can pick it up at the winery (Curbside ONLY.)
Days Open: Every day
Hours: April-Oct: 11 am - 6 pm, Nov-Mar: 11 am - 5 pm. The last tasting begins 30 minutes before closing. 
Holiday Closings: Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years Day, Superbowl Sunday, and Easter. Winery also closes occasionally due to particularly inclement weather.
Facebook: Facebook page for Olympic Cellars Winery 

Tripadvsior: Tripadvisor Reviews for Olympic Cellars Winery in Port Angeles, WA
Yelp: Yelp Reviews for Olympic Cellars Winery in Port Angeles, WA

Olympic Cellars Winery updates their Facebook page regularly to reflect happenings at the winery, current wine selections, and much more. 

Olympic Cellars Winery

Getting to Olympic Cellars Winery

Olympic Cellars Winery is 11.9 miles (19.15 km) east of downtown Port Angeles, WA, 20 minutes away.

If Port Angeles is not your starting point:

  • Olympic Cellars is 9.7 miles (15.6 km) west of downtown Sequim, WA, 13 minutes away.
  • Olympic Cellars is 39.9 miles (64.2 km) west of Port Townsend, WA, 53 minutes away.
  • Olympic Cellars is 67.9 miles (109.27 km) east of Forks, WA, 1 hour and 25 minutes away. 
  • Olympic Cellars is 76 miles (122.31 km) west of Hoodsport, WA, an hour and a half away.

About Olympic Cellars Winery

Welcome to Olympic Cellars Winery!

Olympic Cellars specializes in small batches of distinctive, high quality wines. Their grapes come from 5 of the top 10 rated vineyards in Eastern Washington. The winery's talented vintner, Virginie Bourgue, owner of Lullaby Winery in Port Townsend, crafts wines with a mixture of "science, passion, and pure artistry." Her wines have won international awards. 

The wine is excellent, and there is also the magical ambience of the winery itself. Olympic Cellars Winery is housed in a beautiful 120+ year old barn (see photos), boasts a hundred-year-old hand fashioned tasting bar, and an artisan vineyard onsite. The large copper doors are reminiscent of large old wine barrels.  

If you visit the winery at harvest time, usually between August and October, you might be lucky enough to hear the 100-year-old bell that rings in the harvesting of the small vineyard on the property.

Very Brief History of Olympic Cellars Winery: One of the early winemakers in Washington State was Gene Neuharth, who opened Neuharth Winery in 1979 in an old dairy barn in Sequim, Washington. After his passing, Neuharth Winery operations were slowly and lovingly reshaped and rebranded. Now called Olympic Cellars, it is located in the current old heritage barn which is a stone's throw from Highway 101, O'Brien Road, and Old Olympic Highway in the Agnew area of Port Angeles, WA.

Its management is now in the hands of three enterpreneurial "working girls," Molly, Lisa, and Kathy, who are the inspiration for Olympic Cellars' Working Girls brand. 

Events at Olympic Cellars Winery

Olympic Cellars Winery hosts and are apart of several events over the course of the year including their very own International Women's Day celebration and are apart of both the Olympic Peninsula's Lavender Festival and Dungeness Crab Festival, and much more.

Visit website for more information and a full list of the events, dates etc. at Olympic Cellars Winery: https://olympiccellars.com/event-category/events/

Olympic Cellars Winery also hosts a series of summer outdoors concerts between the middle of July and the middle of August. These events are very popular with both the locals of Port Angeles and Sequim and visitors from all over. 

Visit website for more information and a list of dates for the Summer Concert Series at Olympic Cellars Winery: https://olympiccellars.com/summer-concert-series-2/ 

Olympic Cellars Winery: Wine Club

Olympic Cellars Winery has a wine club that is free to join and offers lots of benefits. Membership is not restricted to just people in the area or even just in Washington. Olympic Cellars Winery can ship your wine to you at certain times of the year. There is more specific information about how the wine club works on their website. 

Visit website for more information on Olympic Cellars Winery's Wine Club: https://olympiccellars.com/wine-club-2/

What Customers Think About Olympic Cellars Winery

Out of 59 reviews on Tripadvisor, 27 of the rate Olympic Cellars as excellent, and 23 rate the winery as very good.

  • One customer said that just being in the barn where the winery is located is worth the stop itself. They marveled at what it must of been like to build the large barn more than a hundred years ago (around 1900). They were also quite happy with the variety of wines and the foods you could pare them with, as well as how friendly and helpful the staff were.
  • Another Customer stopped here after a hike and loved their experience. They were very impressed with the wine tasting prices and loved many of the wines they tasted. They also had a few bottles shipped back home.
  • Another Customer has been here a few times and they always look forward to seeing what's new at the winery or purchasing some of their favorites. They have been a member of the wine club for going on three years. They recommended checking if there are any events at the time of your visit and making reservations if you think you want to attend an event because they tend to run out of spots quickly if you wait till you get there to register.

Check out these other Wineries in Port Angeles, WA

Both of these wineries are located in the west side of Port Angeles:

  • Camaraderie Winery 
  • Harbinger Winery

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