A neighborhood tasting at Biondivino

by  |  11-05-2011

On the West Coast of the US, in this day and age of supermarket wine shopping, it’s often very hard to find places to buy wine that have that personal touch and where the very overused term “curate” can aptly be applied to the selection. Binodivino is one such place however. Perched on the western slope of Russian Hill, owner Ceri Smith is one of those wine people who you can always go to, ask for a recommendation and get a solid suggestion. Her small shop has one of the best selections of Italian wines that we’ve ever seen and naturally the fact she stocks a few bottles from other places such as Croatia and Slovenia makes her all the more endearing. Yesterday, on her Facebook page, she put up a quick note that she had opened a few sample bottles of wines that she was now direct importing. Naturally, […]
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