Wine Notes: Ferry Plaza Wine Merchant Construction, Tasting with Neal Rosenthal at Heirloom


The Ferry Plaza Wine Merchant wine bar. Yelp photo by Winne L.

~THE FERRY PLAZA WINE MERCHANT~ is closing the wine bar early tonight, Tuesday May 12th. It will close at 6pm and will then remain closed until Wednesday May 20th, for construction and improvements. The retail store will be closed on Wednesday May 13th only, and will remain open regular hours while the wine bar is undergoing renovation. These dates are all contingent upon inspections and construction timelines, so don’t hesitate to call before going over to make sure they’re back up and running. One Ferry Building, Shop 23, Embarcadero at Market, 415-391-9400.

On Tuesday May 19th, Neal Rosenthal of Rosenthal Wine Merchant and author of Reflections of a Wine Merchant will be at ~HEIRLOOM CAFÉ~ from 5:30pm to 7pm. He will be pouring six different wines from Rosenthal and discussing cellaring affordable wines with Heirloom’s owner Matt Straus. Tickets to the event are $50 per person and include the tasting, bites of duck confit Époisses burgers (oh yeah), tax, and gratuity.