Loves to sip, taste, swirl, and keep tasting notes. Cheers!

Vietnamese Dinner and Wine Pairing


Chef Ryan Nguyen and Bi-rite's Wine Buyer Trac Le have joined together to create an incredible Vietnamese dinner with pairings. Both will spend time with diners discussing the interplay between food and wine.


Steam clams w/ fish sauce
Papaya salad w/ seared beef liver
Fried yam cake

Paired with a sparkling Gruner Veltliner

Tamarind Prawns with grilled rice balls

Herbal Homebrewing


Learn the ancient art of homebrewing in this introductory workshop, taught by our resident beer shaman. We'll cover the basic process for making small batches of medicinal, herbal, and seasonal brews in your home kitchen. We’ll taste odd and curious beers for inspiration, then bottle a batch of home-brew for you to enjoy after class. In addition, you'll take home ingredients and instructions for concocting your own batch of magical homemade beer.


Wine Seminar: In Pursuit of Balance


Created by Jasmine Hirsch of Hirsch Vineyards and Rajat Parr of Sandhi Wines, IPOB is a non-profit organization created to celebrate wineries that strives to produce balanced Pinot Noir and Chardonnay in California. They have a Grand Tasting on March 16th at the Metreon City View, but we are fortunate enough to host an IPOB preview with some of our favorite producers!

Inexpensive and Incredible: How to Spot Good Value Wine


There is an incredible assortment of good wine at affordable prices. Unfortunately, navigating a retail shelf can be daunting and difficult. Vinny Eng, most recently the co-director of the wine program at Bar Tartine, wants to demystify the differences between cheap vs. good value and ease the selection process. In this 2-hour tasting seminar, he will guide you through the process of identifying a good value wine.


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