Wine O'Clock News: Matthiasson at Central Kitchen, Italian Wines at William Cross, Bluxome Street Winery Expands


Central Kitchen courtyard photo by Christopher Michel (photo via Facebook).

Fans of the fantastic Matthiasson Wines will want to head to ~CENTRAL KITCHEN~ for a winemaker dinner on Thursday September 17th. Jill Klein Matthiasson will offer pairing suggestions to go with the “let the kitchen decide” tasting menu ($75 per person, pairing is $55 per person), or purchase a special selection of wines by the glass at the restaurant and in Salumeria next door.

If you want to explore Italian wines from Campania, Basilicata, Calabria, and Lazio, come by ~WILLIAM CROSS WINE MERCHANTS~ on Wednesday September 16th from 6pm-9pm for a tasting of six wines; check out the flight here.

SoMa’s ~BLUXOME STREET WINERY~ is expanding with a pop-up tasting room/temporary annex in Ghirardelli Square’s Pioneer Woolen Mills building in fall 2015, targeting October/November for opening. They’ll be pouring their (mostly) cool-climate sauvignon blanc, chardonnay, and pinot noir from Sonoma and the Russian River Valley. It will be open daily 12pm-7pm, stand by for an opening date. Second level, 851 Beach St., Suite F-201A.