Sausalito visitors can find an excellent selection of local California wines without the need to travel far from their lodgings. While day trips to nearby vineyards and excursions to San Francisco wine bars are available, the local Sausalito wine bars and merchants offer delightful Chardonnay, Cabernet or dessert wines that are sure to please all palates.
Napa, Sonoma and Alexander Valley wine growing regions are within a reasonable drive from Sausalito. Local restaurants, wine bars and spirits merchants hold the ability to provide upper-quality samplings of famous California vineyard offerings.
Sausalito wine tasting establishments include:
Bacchus and Venus: The Bacchus and Venus establishment is steps away from the Sausalito ferry stop on Bridgeway Boulevard. Bacchus and Venus offer a wine club, comfortable wine tasting areas and an interesting art gallery display. This Sausalito wine sampling venue is known for finding selections that can tantalize all visiting oenophiles.
Wellingtons Wine Bar: Wellingtons is an English-pub wine bar that is located near the waterfront in Sausalito. This lighthearted wine-lovers experience can include local California wines, hard-to-find wines and English-style snack trays. The Wellingtons Wine Bar often hosts special events and is well known for offering a 50% discount on bottles of wine during their 3pm-5pm happy hour Monday through Friday.
Real Napa: A Napa Valley winery operates a fun-filled shop and wine tasting room in downtown Sausalito. Real Napa offers select wines from their vineyards, wine enthusiast gifts and a line of unique merchandise that appeals to Sausalito visitors that arrive from many global locations. The Real Napa tasting room is a favorite in Sausalito.
Sausalito offers a fine selection of California wines at many of the local restaurants. During the Sausalito Art Festival and on many festival weekends, outdoor wine sampling is available in conjunction with the events. In Sausalito, when red wine, white wine or champagne is ordered for events, Mollie Stone’s Market offers excellent deals on cases.