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Winery Collective

485 Jefferson Street, San Francisco, CA 94109
+1 415-929-9463
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Wine tasting experience

Well, we didn't know what to expect... too posh??? Not enough choice??? Feel out of place??? The... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
A TripAdvisor Member
via mobile
Pleasantly surprised!

I tend to avoid Fisherman's Wharf (too touristy and crowded for me), but a friend from out of town... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2017
Claudia C
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Oakland, California
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Taste over 50 wines from more than two dozen boutique wineries across California while visiting Fisherman's Wharf in San Francisco. Wine tastings daily from 11a-9p. No appointment necessary.
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible23%
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485 Jefferson Street, San Francisco, CA 94109
Fisherman’s Wharf
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+1 415-929-9463
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well, we didn't know what to expect... too posh??? Not enough choice??? Feel out of place??? The barman Mark was lovely... talked through options depending on our likes/dislikes. He was funny & personable without been intrusive. We tasted 5 good white wines and finished with...More

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Reviewed 10 July 2017

I tend to avoid Fisherman's Wharf (too touristy and crowded for me), but a friend from out of town was staying at the Argonaut Hotel, so Winery Collective was a convenient place to meet. Because of the location, I honestly was not expecting much, but...More

1  Thank Claudia C
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Years ago this was my favorite place. And now its a dump. I noticed the general trend in the ratings have plummeted, from Great to Terrible. I guess it has a new owner or new management or something. I fondly remember going here with friends...More

2  Thank George A
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

We stopped in for a quick drink before dinner because it was next door to our hotel and were underwhelmed. The wine was just ok and the bartender made the whole experience totally offputting. He was humping the bar and making sexual comments the entire...More

1  Thank Amy E
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Skilled bar-tender and a large selection of wines. The location close to the pier is nice too. Definitely worth the visit.

Thank Thulle
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Have fond memories of this place. It used to be a cool fun hip hangout. But those days are over. The guy who works there now is unbelievably rude, knows little to nothing about wine, and tells you up front he works on tips. Thumbs...More

2  Thank JacksonGuy
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

A great pit stop to sample some avant-garde CA wine blends. For a purist like myself, the blends are surprisingly good. Their Winery label (bunted in SF !!) for a blend of several Cabs from different CA regions is a delightful surprise. One may taste...More

Thank globetrottingYankee
Reviewed 1 November 2016

This place is run by two friendly and entertaining guys who clearly love what they do and they have a vast knowledge of wine. There are a few different options on tastings so we chose a mix of white and red. It was only $15...More

Thank DMonster18
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

We are wine lovers from New Zealand, why wouldn't we like to try some local wines? The larger of the two men servers offered us a drink. When we said we wanted to do a tasting he was a little disgruntled 'at that decision. He...More

2  Thank KiwiR0byn
Reviewed 26 October 2016

I purchased a Groupon before heading to San Francisco, and made the Winery Collective our first stop while waiting for our room to be ready. It was a fun place to stop after a long flight, and it gave us a chance to sample some...More

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Fisherman’s Wharf
Packed with family-friendly entertainment, quality
hotels, and good food, there’s something for everyone
at Fisherman’s Wharf. From street performers and
historic cable cars to art galleries and museums, a
postcard-worthy photo is available on every corner.
Bring your appetite: seafood lovers will be rewarded
with Dungeness crab and sourdough bread bowls, while
Ghirardelli Square will satiate anyone’s sweet tooth
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pokeybonan
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There are both street parking and several nearby garages.
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