Wine on Tap
Five best bets for your tasting pleasure.
Wine on tap allows pours of any size—from tastes to carafes—without risking oxidation. With top wineries now getting into the game, “tapping” has uncorked a craze.
Sip for a Steal
Score any wine on tap for just $4 a glass at Forge Pizza in Danville on Mondays from 2 p.m. until close, and Tuesdays–Fridays 2–5 p.m. 345 Railroad Ave., Ste. B, Danville, (925) 855-1700, theforgepizza.com.
Keep it Cali
Varietals from the Santa Ynez Valley and Monterey County are just a few of the options at Izzy’s Place in Alamo. 3160 Danville Blvd., Alamo, (925) 820-1711, izzysplacealamo.com.
Take Your Pick
You can’t go wrong choosing from the diverse selection at Chop Bar in Oakland’s Jack London Square. 247 Fourth St., Ste. 111, Oakland, (510) 834-2467, oaklandchopbar.com.
Livermore’s Vine Cinema and Alehouse offers several wines on tap, including those from nearby Concannon, Ruby Hill, and Nottingham Cellars. 1722 First St., Livermore, (925) 447-2545, vinecinema.com.
Stay a While
Snag a stool at Residual Sugar, our 2014 Best of the East Bay winner in the Wine Bar category, and try the citrusy Sauvignon Blanc, or a black-fruited Cabernet Sauvignon. 1684 Locust St., Walnut Creek, (925) 891-4465, residualsugarwine.com.