Vinters 022513

San Francisco Vintners Market

Fort Mason Center - Festival Pavilion (San Francisco, CA)

Reviews & Ratings

136 ratings
4.1 average rating
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31 events
4 reviews
5 stars
attended Nov 20 2010

We gave up before getting inside. There was no parking anywhere remotely near the event and the line stretched for two blocks. With crowds that large I would imagine that it would be very difficult to get to the individual tastings and near...continued

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4 events
3 reviews
0 stars
attended Nov 20 2010

Getting in was poorly organized but there was such a large selection of wine tasting options that even if you didn't buy a wine you'd certainly get your money's worth from the $25 ticket. It was a little more crowded than I expected and at time...continued

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21 events
3 reviews
1 stars
attended Oct 16 2011

Great chance under one roof to taste so many wines. Will go again next time! We also liked having complimentary tables there too for olive oils, vinegars and chocolates.

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9 events
3 reviews
0 stars
attended Apr 11 2010

Great event overall. My only negative remark is the lack of food options. They did have maybe, 4 or 5 vendors giving out samples of their food (ie. catering companies, etc.), but there was none to buy like sandwiches and chips and stuff. When you...continued

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12 events
3 reviews
0 stars
attended Apr 09 2011

Great Event! Great wines at cheap prices. You get to taste the wines before buying them.

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7 events
3 reviews
3 stars
attended Oct 16 2011

Great event. If the wineries served some finger foods, the attendees could have tried more wines.

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6 events
3 reviews
2 stars
attended Apr 10 2011

One huge building at Fort Mason was lined with tables and local wineries exhibited their products. The focus is definitely on buying wine, but I didn't feel that the exhibitors were annoyed it you didn't shop. There was a huge selection of...continued

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4 events
3 reviews
0 stars
attended Nov 21 2010

The other reviewer was right in that the people handling the door entrance were inefficient and ill-trained. Asked a few about where the will-call is located and they just stared back at you and pointed to another person.
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6 events
3 reviews
5 stars
attended Apr 09 2011

This was my first year and I love the idea that Napa/Sonoma come to you. This saves us the drive and opened our eyes to many smaller wineries that we usually would have never discovered on our own in the wine country. This is the place to go to...continued

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9 events
3 reviews
0 stars
attended Oct 16 2011

Wonderful wines! Sunday is the day to go.

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20 events
3 reviews
6 stars
attended Apr 10 2011

WOW! Just WOW! I'm a wine enthusiast and this event was amazing. I upgraded to Reserve Room tickets and was able to try - in both rooms- wines from boutique producers, many I'd never heard of. I really enjoyed being able to meet the winemakers...continued

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5 events
2 reviews
1 stars
attended Apr 09 2011

Definitely got my moneys worth. There were many small family wineries and the people were all very nice.

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3 events
2 reviews
2 stars
6 events
2 reviews
2 stars
attended Nov 21 2010

Great event! Well organized and not too crowded.

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2 events
2 reviews
12 stars
attended Nov 21 2010

I enjoyed the Vinters' Market and felt it good value. I was lucky in finding a parking space, especially since there was a Farmers' Mkt covering many spaces.

There were myriad wineries represented, mostly those without retail locations. They...continued

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20 events
2 reviews
1 stars
attended Nov 20 2010

I went on Saturday, with 2 friends, and arrived right at the 1pm opening time. Only waited 10 mins in line and got tickets and wristbands right away! A lot of great wine, but there were definitely NOT 200 wineries in attendence. But, more than...continued

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5 events
2 reviews
4 stars
attended Oct 15 2011

If you new to wines and don't want to drive all over Napa to find the best wines, this is the place to be.

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4 events
2 reviews
0 stars
attended Oct 16 2011

It was good fun and an excellent opportunity to taste some wines you normally do not have access to. Most wineries had good discounts and shipping deals as well. Really great way to spend a Sunday!

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4 events
2 reviews
15 stars
attended Apr 11 2010

Looking forward to next year's already... the wineries were abound! So many cult-style wineries that I would never have heard of or gotten to try if not for this event. Picked up quite a few bottles and have a whole list of places to visit the...continued

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