2019 Best Wine Bars in San Francisco/Bay Area

Where to Drink Wine
in San Francisco/Bay Area

A good wine bar serves a wide spectrum of customers, from neophytes who can't tell the difference between a Chardonnay and a Sauvignon Blanc to experts who want to try a glass of a new release before buying a few cases for their cellars.

At these Top Wine Bars in San Francisco/Bay Area, presented in alphabetical order, you'll find a good selection of wines as well as knowledgeable staff and, where available, some well-paired food.

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Amelie Le Bar à Vin
13/20
Cozy and affordable wine bar offering petite French bites and a killer happy hour. See More
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Aquitaine
13/20
Cuisine and wines of southwest France in the Financial District. See More

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The Barrel Room
13/20
With a geographic focus that shifts quarterly, The Barrel Room pairs rare wine and spirit flights with an inspired menu of regional dishes. See More

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Donato Enoteca
14/20
Chef Donato Scotti’s enoteca stands among the top Italian eateries on the Peninsula. See More

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Ferry Plaza Wine Merchant
QB
An ever-changing list of well-chosen wines and the primo Ferry Building location are the draw at this store-turned-wine bar. See More
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The Hidden Vine Wine Bar
13/20
Winning Financial District wine bar with "hidden" appeal. See More
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Hotel Biron Wine Bar & Art Gallery
QB
Romantic and atmospheric wine bar hidden away in an alley behind Zuni Café. See More
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Nectar Wine Lounge
13/20
Learn the wonders of wine in a fun, unpretentious setting while nibbling on internationally-influenced California cuisine. See More
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Press Club
14/20
A polished wine bar with small bites to augment your tasting. See More

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Wine Bar, Small Plates, American
Wine Kitchen
13/20
A mellow neighborhood hideaway with clever bites and wines on tap. See More

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