Category Archives: wine tasting

Spending money @ BarBambino

Yesterday night was at BarBambino, another restaurant which participated in the natural wine week. Located on the 16th, near Mission St., this place was modern, Italian, clean and classy, in a neighborhood which does not afford that same description. Bonus: it … Continue reading

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Feeling Classy @ RN74

Tonight was a bit expensive. Wine tastings were about twice as expensive as what we are used to in San Francisco. Very decent wine menu, although not that many choices from California. France was king. Details at RN74 are important. … Continue reading

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Take II @ Arlequin

We went back to Arlequin last Friday. The objective was to interview Ian, the wine buyer of the place. We’re quite satisfied with the result and we will craft a little capsule about Ian’s artsy approach to his trade. As … Continue reading

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Feeling at Home @ the Local Mission Eatery

Another splendid evening, at the Local Mission Eatery. This venue is charming, modest, and food is exceptional. If this was home, we’d be in heaven.     Marc Olivier, Muscadet, Loire, 2009 (white) fresh, a tad of lemon, acid, very … Continue reading

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Generous Wine Tasting @ Arlequin

Tonight was a detour to Arlequin.     Chard., Broadsite ‘James Berry’ Paso Robles 2009 (white) round, creamy, acid, a little sweet, delicious! 3/5 Sky Vineyards Rose of zinfandel Mt Veeder Napa Valley 2009 (rose) Glimpse of raspberry on the … Continue reading

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Educative Natural Wine Tasting @ Barbacco

What a night! 9 incredible wine tastings tonight @ Barbacco! Charming and very knowledgeable Gretchen was very generous of her time and gave us valuable wine descriptions. She even gave us 2 free tastings from Oregon!     Poco a … Continue reading

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Plenty of Natural Wines @ Heart

Wine tasting tonight was at Heart, in the Mission District, SF. Really nice joint. Modern but casual. Check out the pictures on their website: they are representative of the place!     De Moor, Bourgogne Chitry, Chard., 2007 (white) very … Continue reading

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