The idea for Little Vine started many years ago while living in Europe, where we fell in love with the little shops that inhabited every corner. From cheese shops to the local butcher or green grocer, there was a quaint feeling of specialized service captured in the spirit of these shops. This feeling was also present in North Beach many years ago, and at Little Vine we try to bring a little piece of that back.
Our shop is for people who love to eat, drink and cook, that focuses on local, artisan products. We offer 75+ cheeses cut to order, pasture raised poultry and eggs and organic beef. Some of the wonderful brands that we stock include Marin Sun Farms meats, Acme Bread, Red Hill Farms eggs, McQuade Chutneys, Emmy's Pickles & Jams, Starter Bakery pastries, Telegraph Hill's own Helset Honey and Cremeux Ex Machina Gelato to name a few. Our salumi selection reflects some of the best artisan producers in the country, including Boccalone, Fra’ Mani, La Quercia, Olympic Provisions & Creminelli.
We also offer a daily sandwich (in both a meat and a cheese option) which features seasonal produce and artisan meat and cheeses. Our sandwiches are great for taking to the park or back to the office. Grab it along with a single drip coffee from local Bicycle Coffee, or a bottle of wine for a picnic.
Along with our passion for food is our love of wine. Our favorite wines come from small production, family-owned wineries. Our 300 label selection focuses on California, but also includes favorites from around the globe. Our under $20 wines include over 100 delicious labels that we think over-deliver for the price. Drop by every Thursday night between 5 and 7 for our Thursday Night Wine Tastings.