Located in San Francisco’s historic Ferry Building, the Ferry Plaza Wine Merchant & Wine Bar offers the most distinctive and delicious wines from small producers around the world. In the style of European wine merchants, Ferry Plaza Wine Merchant is a classic, hands-on, service-oriented shop for buying, tasting, and learning about wine. Our mission is to inspire our guests through education, experience, and excellent service, and we strive to incorporate those values into the private events we host. Throughout the event planning process, our experienced, scrutinizing team will walk you through the different experiences we offer, with the final wines being hand-picked to suit your preferences.
We offer semi-private wine and food tasting events for up to 60 guests on our retail floor, as well as full store and bar buyouts for groups up to 150. We also offer private spaces such as the bay-facing Port Commission Hearing Room off the Grand Hall of the Ferry Building, which accommodates groups of up to 125 people while showcasing views of the San Francisco Bay, the city's ferry terminal, and the Bay Bridge.
Our expert wine merchants carefully select a variety of artisanal wines for guests to enjoy throughout the event. To accompany the wines, we can provide a selection of appetizers such as cheese platters from our sister-store Oxbow Cheese & Wine Merchant, and an assortment of delicious, seasonal hors d'oeuvres from our fellow Ferry Building merchants, including El Porteño, The Fatted Calf, and Dandelion Chocolate.
Whether you are planning a corporate gathering, client appreciation event, team building event, social mixer or a festive holiday party, we can accommodate groups and budgets of all sizes!
Companies we have hosted:
- Ernest & Young
- Urban Innovation Fund
What our guests have to say:
"Hosting our inaugural San Francisco client event at Ferry Plaza Wine Merchant was a wonderful experience. From planning the menu to selecting the wines, Linda and Debbie provided valuable insight every step of the way. All the hors d'oeuvres were amazingly fresh and delicious and perfectly paired with the wines. The food and wine was of such remarkable freshness and quality that each guest stopped by to thank me for the fabulous experience. Bo attended to every detail with meticulous care to ensure our guests had the best possible experience. I highly recommend hosting your next client event at Ferry Plaza Wine Merchant."
Melissa Goldsand, Marketing Manager, Americas, The Mergermarket Group