Mili, a luxurious new wine bar, is opening in downtown SF

Mili, a luxurious new wine bar, is opening in downtown SF

A new wine bar is opening Wednesday in downtown San Francisco, hoping to lure business office employees for content hour treats and glasses of substantial-close French wine.

Mili, which indicates “meeting” in Sanskrit, is located on the ground stage of the Mira Developing, a twisted-searching, 39-story rental tower close to the Embarcadero. Its wine assortment leans towards the vintage, with plenty of pours accessible from areas like France’s Burgundy and Bordeaux, moreover Napa Valley. (Wines selection from $12.50-$90 for each glass.) A small meals menu involves objects like caviar, charcuterie boards and pate en croute.

Opening a wine bar was not normally in the strategies for owner Shubhra Sarkar. A longtime Silicon Valley engineer, she manufactured a career transform in 2020 the moment the pandemic hit. She enrolled in a master of good arts software for portray. And she made the decision to lastly act on her enthusiasm for wine, which she and her partner experienced developed throughout their substantial travels close to the world.

“We’ve been to 50+ international locations,” Sarkar claimed. (They ticked off their seventh continent, Antarctica, in December.) “We’ve been experiencing amassing all forms of wines from the different destinations we visit.” She had especially memorable encounters in Santorini, Greece and Casablanca, Chile.

Mili will serve snacks like caviar, pate en croute and charcuterie.

Mili will provide treats like caviar, pate en croute and charcuterie.

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Considering the fact that Sarkar had by no means operate a bar or restaurant prior to, she employed people today with practical experience, which includes standard manager John Jasso, who formerly worked at high-quality-dining favorites Gary Danko and the Progress, and consulting sommelier Renee-Nicole Kubin, formerly of well known bistros Nopa and Routier.