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swirlTV: Introducing ‘Impudencia’

Welcome to Swirl TV. Keep up with our latest wine bar offerings, special guest appearances...

 
swirlTV: Introducing ‘Impudencia’
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Welcome to Swirl TV. Keep up with our latest wine bar offerings, special guest appearances and various video intrigue. This month a the Swirl wine bar we are featuring a delicious new Pinot Noir -2009 Atonement “Impudencia” Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir.

Josh Beckett, our New York coorespondent for Swirl TV brings us the latest from “Ginger World.”

“With Curt Schachlin (Sans Liege, Groundwork Wines) making the wine, and the folks at Proof Wine Collective are delivering a brillantly aromatic Pinot. Aged for twenty-two months in mostly used (20% new) French oak, the 2009 “Impudentia” presents…

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Special Events

We have special guest appearances, Pinot Noir parties, and local wine glitteri joining us at...

 
Special Events
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We have special guest appearances, Pinot Noir parties, and local wine glitteri joining us at the Swirl Wine Bar. It is a great way to learn, laugh, and love the wine we love, and meet the people who produce the wine we love. For the latest events, visit our News + Tasting page or join our email list to be in the know.

 
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Wine Bar

The Swirl on Castro Wine Bar is always open when we are open. Stop in...

 
Wine Bar
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The Swirl on Castro Wine Bar is always open when we are open. Stop in for a tasting of any three of our 20 rotating offerings. Pull up a chair. Try one of our international wines, or play it safe with a glass of bubbles. We are easy going, informative, and love wine. Chat with us.

Hours:
Mon – Wed 2pm – 8pm
Thursday 1pm – 8pm
Friday 1pm – 9pm
Saturday noon – 9pm
Sunday noon – 8pm
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Spirits

Cocktails aren’t just a part of our bar scene, they’re a part of San Francisco...

 
Spirits
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Cocktails aren’t just a part of our bar scene, they’re a part of San Francisco history. Some of the world’s greatest and most popular drinks originated in the Bay Area: Irish Coffee, the Mai Tai, Pisco Punch. San Francisco mixologists continue to innovate, and our bar scene is internationally famous.

Swirl on Castro carries a plethora of hard to find artisan spirits and liqueurs, as well as a full selection of bitters. Whether it is the latest creation from St. George Spirits, a new Pisco to hit the market, or a rare Absinthe,…

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Swirl goes Hollywood

We were approached by the Milk movie scouts in the winter of 2007, as they...

 
Swirl goes Hollywood
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We were approached by the Milk movie scouts in the winter of 2007, as they explored authentic spaces to film scenes for the upcoming movie MILK, to be directed by gay filmmaker Gus Van Sant. There had been many talented people trying to get this movie made for years, and it was finally going to happen with Sean Penn playing Harvey Milk. The story of Harvey was going to be filmed right in the Castro, chronicling his struggles as an American gay activist who fought for gay rights and became California’s first…

“Outstanding-quality wines in this hip store in the heart of the Castro.”

— Food and Wine Magazine

“Jewel box wine shop…artfully showcasing 400 wines, a must stop in the Castro.”

— Tasting Panel Magazine

Making Headlines

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Join Us As We Welcome Bella & Ten Acre

Join us as we welcome Scott Adams, owner of Bella Winery and the new chard/pinot project Ten...

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Swirl’s Holiday Champagne Party

Thursday, December 13th – 5:30 – 7:30pm Join us for a beautiful night of Perrier...

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Perfect Thanksgiving Wine Pairings!

Whether you’re the chef or the guest, selecting the wine pairings to compliment Thanksgiving dinner...