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Address: 20 Yerba Buena Lane, San Francisco, CA 94103
Phone Number: 415-744-5000
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Description: Press Club, a wine bar and lounge, offers California’s finest wines and...
Press Club, a wine bar and lounge, offers California’s finest wines and beers in a sophisticated, social atmosphere. Press Club's menu of seasonal small plates and thoughtful pairings offers the ultimate wine experience in one of San Francisco's most notable destinations. Visitors can socialize, taste wine and share small plates in the luxurious wine tasting cellar at the foot of the Four Seasons Hotel.This San Francisco wine bar, located two blocks from both Union Square and the Moscone Convention Center, is the most authentic wine tasting venue in San Francisco. Each month an artisan vintner is featured at Press Club. Visitors can try wines directly from the winemaker on select evenings, which are posted on the events calendar on our website.Press Club's award-winning architecture makes it a perfect place for wine tasting receptions, corporate events, private parties, wedding receptions and more. See the Events section of our website for more info, or to submit an event inquiry.
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Classy Spot for Wine and Nibbles

Have been to a couple of college alumni meet ups at the Press Club since relocating to this distant land called California. Tucked away on Yerba Buena and below decks, this is a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 15, 2014
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San Francisco, California
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309 reviews 309 reviews
60 attraction reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Have been to a couple of college alumni meet ups at the Press Club since relocating to this distant land called California. Tucked away on Yerba Buena and below decks, this is a classy wine bar with a large and good selection, plus tasty nibbles. Seems best suited to a group. Unlike most other places in my adopted city, it... More 

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Rochester, New York
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013 via mobile

I was just there for a private party during a convention. The space is absolutely beautiful and the wine was pretty great too!

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Modesto, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

We had a gathering of 25 people for my daughter's birthday. It wasa very nice place for a gathering. My daughter had made arrangements with the club for the space and the wine. When we arrived everything was setup with both red and white wine and all the glasses. There was also pitchers of water on the tables. During the... More 

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Sacramento
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71 reviews 71 reviews
11 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

I have been to this place several times and its a nice place to hang out, catch up with friends, meet people. I like the layout of the place, great ambiance and I absolutely love the music here. It' has an upscale feel so if you want to go a little fancy I'd highly recommend Press Club. It's a wine... More 

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pressclubowner, Owner at Press Club, responded to this review

Hi Ash, Thanks so much for your great review of Press Club. It's always so nice to hear from guests of Press Club, as that's the way we grow and learn as a business. Hope to see you back in San Francisco and at Press Club again soon! Best, jan More 

Bowie, Maryland
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121 reviews 121 reviews
25 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2012

This place has a very trendy, modern feel, it's an underground wine bar. Right out the back door of the Marriott Hotel and sitting somewhat underneath the Four Seasons. Have been a couple of times, the last time we had them set up a selection of local cheeses and wines for our group of about 25 in the back area... More 

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Philadelphia, PA
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2012

This place is NOT a tasting room anymore, despite the owner's description. It is simply a wine bar that serves a lot of local wine. They do not have tasting stations for individual wineries anymore. We arrived at 3 in the afternoon on a Saturday. It was the Chinese New Year parade day and the start of SF beer week.... More 

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San Francisco, California
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499 reviews 499 reviews
131 attraction reviews
191 helpful votes 191 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2011

Great place to hang out in SOMA; big modern space, hidden underground, good range of wines...but wish they had a range of sparkling wines as well...the list was more limited than i anticipated. A little pricey, but expected of SOMA.

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Long Beach, California
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43 reviews 43 reviews
9 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2010

We recently went to the Press Club and had a pretty good time. The decor is very nice and we really enjoyed sitting on the couch drinking wine and noshing on some yummy appetizers. The downside is the wine selection. I know that it is a collection of five different wineries however, none of them seem to have really outstanding... More 

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San Francisco, CA
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2009

Great option if you can't make the trip to wine country, but want to get the "Napa Valley experience". Eight quality Napa/Sonoma wineries all have individual tasting tables in this swanky location, staffed by their own employees. It's a beautiful upscale space, and a very fun experience to try different wines and learn something along the way. You can also... More 

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Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2009

My wife and I were in San Francisco for a short trip. We wanted to try to take in all the sights in three days. The list was three pages long, so we decided to ‘optimize’ the experience. We found out about the Press Club from a friend. They said you could take in the complete Napa Experience all in... More 

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