Mention wine tasting to a San Francisco visitor and bucolic scenes of rolling vine-covered Napa Valley hills swirl like a ruby red in a crystal glass.

No doubt the 50-mile journey north of the Golden Gate to the stately chateaux is worth a trip, but thanks to a crop of passionate urban winemakers resuscitating San Francisco’s storied love affair with the grape, oenophiles and wine curious no longer need to decamp to the countryside to sip quality wine….

Bluxome Street Winery: San Francisco’s urban wine renewal