Wine and greatfood is heaven on earth! When you think about wine making, you probably think about the world famous Californian wine countries. However, did you know the Californian wine making history started in San Francisco? Yes, the City of the Bay! There are plenty of places within San Francisco that will satisfy the wine lover in you.
San Francisco is a city you will never get tired of exploring. It is a city that has something for everybody, including the wine enthusiasts. Whether you are visiting San Francisco or are hard-pressed for time to head to the wine country, here are the places you should go.
Do you want to get the authentic wine tasting experience without heading north to the wine country? Visit the Winery SF on Treasure Island. The winery produces boutique wines and is known for its traditional wine making style. The wines bottled in Winery SF are full of taste and flavor captivating your taste buds like no other. The winery hosts private wine tasting events and barrel sampling events apart from the regular wine tastings. When you are in SF winery, you get to take in the beautiful San Francisco skyline as well as view the Golden Gate Bridge and the Bay.When you are visiting the winery from Monday to Wednesday; you need to take prior appointments. SF winery is located at California Avenue, Treasure Island.
Winery Collective is the place you have to be when you cannot make it to the wine country. They offer a wide range of wine tasting flights that comprises of an array of boutique wines chosen form wineries across California. Being in the heart of the city, Winery Collective also hosts private events, parties and corporate programs. It is located at 579 Jefferson Street, San Francisco.
Bluxome Street Winery
The place where the Bluxome Street Winery is located (on Bluxome Street) was a prominent vineyard until the earthquake stuck and ruined the place in the year 1906. What stands today, on the same location, is the Bluxome Street Winery that brings the best of wine tasting right in the frenzy city of San Francisco. They have one-of-a-kind wine tasting room where you can sit down, meet people and unwind while sipping wine and enjoying nibbles. The wine tasting room has a view ofthe working winery through the large glass window that separates the wine tasting room from the winery. When you visit the winery in a large group, you must make advance reservations. The winery is located at 53, Bluxome Street, near AT&T Ball Park.
When you walk down the waterfront in San Francisco, you will come across the Vie Winery. The wines have a unique flavor and taste that is distinct to the winery. It specializes in Rhone varietal and Zinfandel based wines that are obtained from some of the best vineyards in California. The winery is open on all days for tour and tasting. Additionally, it also has space for conducting wine tasting events, corporate mixer and urban winery tours. It is located at 400 California Avenue, San Francisco.
Wattle creek Tasting Room
Located in one of San Francisco’s historical areas, Water Creek Tasting Room brings wine country to the heart of the city. You can taste some of the best wines of California here or just pick a bottle or two to enjoy it at the waterfront. The Water Creek Tasting Room is located on Ghirardelli Square at 900 North Point Street.
This article was written by Subashini Ravichandran who blogs for A Taste Of San Francisco & Beyond that provides city and winery tours from san francisco to napa with luxury limos, town cars & mini-buses.