California regulators have approved a new set of statewide rules for wastewater discharged from wineries and some smaller operators in the North Bay are saying the requirements could put them out of business. John Ramos reports. (1-23-21)
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Small Winery Operators Fear New California Wastewater Rules Will Cork ProfitsCalifornia regulators have approved a new set of statewide rules for wastewater discharged from wineries and some smaller operators in the North Bay are saying the requirements could put them out of business. John Ramos reports. (1-23-21)
Aluminum Can Shortage Hits Small Local BrewersHere's an apparent pandemic side effect you might not have imagined: a severe shortage of aluminum beverage cans. Don Ford explains. (1-7-21)
Bay Area Bars, Restaurants Get Creative to Stay Afloat During PandemicFrom takeout cocktails to "drink futures," Bay Area drinking and dining establishments are coming up with some clever ways to keep from going under. Andria Borba reports. (3-27-20)
Last Call for 2020 Pliny the Younger IPA in Santa RosaThursday night was the grand finale of an event that draws beer lovers from around the world to the North Bay. Andrea Nakano reports. (2-20-20)
Anchor Brewing Label Illustrator Spreads Holiday Cheer With BeerJim Stitt, age 92, creates labels for San Francisco's Anchor Brewing. Reporter Ashley Williams asked the 92-year-old artist about his decades-long holiday tradition creating the company's Christmas Ale label. (12-13-19)
'Upside Down Tea' In San Francisco Adds Twist To English TraditionVirgin Hotels SF hosted Upside Down Tea, an event to turn the English high tea tradition on its head with boozy tea concoctions. (11-16-2019)
NEW HOMES: Hundreds of pets get new homes during the Bay Area Pet FairHundreds of pets get new homes during the Bay Area Pet Fair
PET FAIR: Dog Trainer and host of 'Lucky Dog' -- Brandon McMillan -- talks about this weekend's Pet FairDog Trainer and host of 'Lucky Dog' -- Brandon McMillan -- talks about this weekend's Pet Fair
Brandon McMillan -- star of “Lucky Dog” on CBSBrandon McMillan -- star of “Lucky Dog” on CBS
DOG DAYS: 49 Dog and 1 Cat gives a unique photo tour of San Francisco49 Dog and 1 Cat gives a unique photo tour of San Francisco
SECRET LIFE OF PETS: What Is Your Pup Doing While You Are At WorkSECRET LIFE OF PETS: What Is Your Pup Doing While You Are At Work
HANG TEN: South Bay Rescue Dog And Owner Share Passion For SurfingSouth Bay Rescue Dog And Owner Share Passion For Surfing
PET OF THE WEEK: Danny Needs A Forever HomeDanny Needs A Forever Home
Skydeck, Bay Area's Tallest Rooftop Bar, Opens In San FranciscoSkydeck is located on the 40th floor of the Loew's Regency Hotel in San Francisco's Financial District. (5-4-2019)
SF Startup's Molecular Whiskey Has Never Seen The Inside Of A BarrelA San Francisco startup is making whiskey that has never seen the inside of a barrel. Betty Yu introduces us to "Endless West," which is pushing the boundaries of whiskey making. (2-13-2019)
Stanford University Moves to Reduce Dangerous Student Drinking on CampusStanford University is taking action to curb what it considers dangerously high rates of alcohol consumption on campus. Andrea Nakano reports. (1-11-19)
Salt House Cocktails With Lead Bartender Gabe CothesLead bartender Gabe Cothes from the Salt House in San Francisco does his magic and mixes up his favorite world class cocktails for BAF host Michelle Griego.
Silver Oak Winery Goes GreenMost wineries are in pursuit of some kind of a superlative and Silver Oak is also in pursuit of a different kind of superlative: one that supports the environment. Emily Turner reports. (8-17-18)
In-N-Out Sends Bayview Brewery A Beer-Laden Cease And Desist LetterIn-N-Out sent Seven Stills Brewing and Distillery an order to cease and desist over the name, In-N-Stout. Andria Borba shows us what prose the burger chain chose.
Pacifica Man Launches Craft DistilleryWhat started out as a side hustle is quickly turning into big business for one Bay Area entrepreneur. Julie Watts reports on how Jason Tripp's love of craft spirits is paying off. (7-6-18)
Beer Here! A's Bring Back In-Seat Suds ServiceOn Thursday at the Oakland Coliseum, A's fans got a blast from the past when the stadium re-introduced in-seat beer service after a 3-decade-long dry spell. Christin Ayers reports. (6-7-18)
Delicious Samples From This Year's Annual Hall Cabernet CookoffThe Hall Cabernet Cookoff is getting underway in Napa soon, and company VP Emily Harris and executive chef at One Market, Mark Dommen stop by BAF to share samples and tell BAF host Michelle Griego all about it.
Moet Chandon Champagne Specialist Cameron GeorgeMoet Chandon Champagne specialist Cameron George shows us how to open, pour and enjoy a glass of bubbly, just in time for Valentine's Day.
Beer Facts From Brewmaster Scott Ungermann From Anchor Brewing CompanyBrewmaster Scott Ungermann from Anchor Brewing Company tells host Michelle Griego all about beer.