Fun Wine and Booze Events: Pie and Cocktails, Pop-Up Wine Bar, More


The salty honey walnut pie from Three Babes Bakeshop. Photo by Colin Price via Facebook.

Here are two words that are great together: pie and cocktails. Get them both on Thursday July 25th at the ~BURRITT ROOM~ when Three Babes Bakeshop will be serving their exceptional pies paired with special cocktails from 8pm-12am. The Babes’ salty honey walnut pie will be paired with the Mark Twain (Scotch, ginger, honey, lemon, Angostura bitters), or try the peach pie with a Berlinetta (Bourbon, Cynar, Carpano Antica, blood orange bitters). Pie slices are $5 and whole pies are $35 for dine-in or takeout, and all cocktails are $12. 417 Stockton St. at Sutter, 415-400-0561.

Did you know that Peruvian independence day is Sunday July 28th? Now you do, and it’s a good thing, too, because there are a couple of places around town to celebrate. First up, check out the specials at ~DESTINO~ and ~PISCO~. From Friday July 26th through Sunday July 28th they’ll be serving special dishes including ceviche à la Peruana, and a special cocktail called the Mint Chicano (quebranta pisco, lime, mint, and ginger ale) for only $5. 1817 Market St. at Octavia, 415-874-9951.

And on Sunday July 28th from 2pm-2am, ~CANTINA~ will be pouring pisco sours for the happy hour price of $7. Sweet. 580 Sutter St. at Mason, 415-398-0195.

On Tuesday July 30th, check out an Italian-focused pop-up wine bar at ~PLUMPJACK WINES~ on Fillmore Street. They’ll be pouring a selection of eight Italian wines from different regions, along with Italian cheese pairings. Wines will be available in two- or four-ounce pours, flights, or by the bottle. The event runs from 5:30pm-8:30pm, and costs will vary depending on the wine. 3201 Fillmore St. at Greenwich, 415-346-9870.