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Scopo Divino Wine Bar: "The Divine Purpose of Wine"

March 21, 2021

For the last five years, Scopo Divino Wine Bar and Restaurant have won every award in the book. I met with Tim Hayman and found out why.

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BEST OF THE BAY 2020: Scopo Divino Wins Best Wine Bar and Best Burger!

October 28, 2020

48 Hills is proud to host the 45th edition of the Bay Guardian Best of the Bay! Scopo Divino won Best Wine Bar for the 5th year in a row. The Bergey Burger won best burger.

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Best Oyster Happy Hours in San Francisco

July 28, 2020

Where to Eat Oysters Outside in SF Right Now

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Scopo Divino wins Wine Spectator Award 3 years in a row

July 2, 2020

Scopo Divino, a wine bar bistro located in the Pacific Heights neighborhood of San Francisco, received the coveted Wine Spectator’s 2020 Award Of Excellence. This Wine Spectator award pays tribute to wine lists that do more than just excel, but those that successfully showcase a passion for exploring and sharing the world of wine, both with food and style...

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San Francisco restaurants anxious for next phases of reopening

May 13, 2020

San Francisco restaurants are anxious for the next few phases of re-opening. Some are already planning what their restaurant will look like and how it will adapt to physical distancing. They say it’s all about making customers feel comfortable and safe. They’ll be changing their floor plans and layout, even adding barriers to bar seating...

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The Best Date Spots In San Francisco

January 15, 2020

Take a city bursting with eligible bachelors and bachelorettes, where an impressive 58% of us are single and ready to mingle. Mix in many of the world’s top rated restaurants, bars and stimulating activity venues to choose from. And what do you have? 

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BEST OF THE BAY 2019: Scopo Divino Wins Best Wine Bar!

October 3, 2019

48 Hills is proud to host the 44th edition of the Bay Guardian Best of the Bay! Congratulations to all the winners, and thank you to the thousands of readers who voted this year. See more categories at www.48hills.org/bestofthebay

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Scopo Divino Honored with Wine Spectator 2019 Award of Excellence

July 2, 2019

Scopo Divino, a wine bar bistro located in the Pacific Heights neighborhood of San Francisco, received the coveted Wine Spectator’s 2019 Award Of Excellence. This Wine Spectator award pays tribute to wine lists that do more than just excel, but those that successfully showcase a passion for exploring and sharing the world of wine, both with food and style...

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The San Francisco Oyster Happy Hour Guide You Desperately Need

June 24, 2019

There’s nothing better than slurping down an oyster that’s been freshly-shucked and perfectly chilled. Unfortunately, there’s nothing worse than getting the bill after taking down a dozen or two, especially in SF where the succulent bivalves can be hella pricey. Luckily, these 31 restaurants are here to help, namely by offering great deals on oysters that will definitely get you in the mood… to eat even more oysters...

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Raise your glass to the best wine bars in San Francisco, according to Yelp

May 24, 2019

Of all the made-up food holidays out there, some calendar listings carry more weight than others. May 25 is one of those days: It marks national wine day.

San Francisco, of course, has plenty of choices when it comes to deciding where to grab a glass of vino, and Yelp rounded up the city's best options with impressive wine programs and great ambiance...

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Best of San Francisco 2019

May 16, 2019
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Cheap Oyster Deals in San Francisco

April 29, 2019

Fresh oysters can certainly become an expensive habit, often nearing five dollars a pop at some of SF's most discerning restaurants — unless you know where to find them for a dollar (or very close to, at least). From high end restaurants to low-key watering holes and bars, there is a mollusk waiting for you in San Francisco. And because these deals often fall into the happy hour zone, there are usually great drink specials, and other discounted snacks to go along with the briny treats...

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Timeout San Francisco's Top Wine Bar Selections Includes Scopo Divino

December 6, 2018

Our selection of the finest wine bars in San Francisco

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BEST OF THE BAY 2018: Scopo Divino Wins Best Wine Bar!

November 3, 2018

Our readers' picks for Best Burrito, Best Sushi, Best Cafe, Best Cocktails, Best Romantic Restaurant, Best Sports Bar, and more

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Scopo Divino wins Best Wine Bar as Voted by the Readers of the San Francisco Examiner

October 31, 2018
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Scopo Divino Honored with Wine Spectator 2018 Award of Excellence

August 7, 2018

Scopo Divino, a wine bar bistro located in the Pacific Heights neighborhood of San Francisco, received the coveted Wine Spectator’s 2018 Award Of Excellence. This Wine Spectator award pays tribute to wine lists that do more than just excel, but those that successfully showcase a passion for exploring and sharing the world of wine, both with food and style...

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Winning wine bars whet San Franciscans’ whistles

March 4, 2018

Located so close to the wine country, we San Franciscans love our vino. We buy it in bulk at Costco and BevMo; we buy it at Trader Joe’s and Safeway, and we like to drink varietals at home, in restaurants, and often, at wine bars. The city sports a wealth of wine bars old and new. These welcoming spots offer an opportunity to try and share wines from around the world while enjoying bar bites, small plates, and even full meals...

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Wine bars are the new brunch spots—good morning, indeed!

February 26, 2018

Sometimes the best brunches come from the most unexpected places. These San Francisco and Oakland spots may specialize in wine, but their sumptuous morning meals are worth waking up for.

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The 13 San Francisco Wine Bars We Go To Again and Again

November 3, 2017

The purpose of a great wine bar is often severalfold. It’s a place you go on a first date. To catch up with an old friend on a Saturday afternoon. To discover wines you’ve never heard of before. To split that one bottle you always go back to...

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BEST OF THE BAY 2017: Scopo Divino Wins Best Wine Bar!

October 25, 2017

Our readers' picks for Best Burrito, Best Sushi, Best Cafe, Best Cocktails, Best Romantic Restaurant, Best Sports Bar, and more

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Toasting an Eventful First Year

October 6, 2017

S ome may mistake it for a hole in the wall, tucked away near the bustling corner of California and Divisadero, but to those in the know, the Scopo Divino wine bar has become a neighborhood institution during its first year in business. And the food has turned out to be just as important as the wine — surprising even owner Tim Schuyler Hayman....

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The Best 10 Wine Bars in San Francisco, CA

May 17, 2017

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20 Excellent Wine Bars in San Francisco

May 12, 2017

For some, the words “wine bar” still summon up cliché lounges from the 90s, when buttery Chardonnays were the drink of the day. A new generation of winemakers (and drinkers) have paved the way for a...

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SF's Happiest Happy Hours

May 10, 2017

You've been anxiously awaiting your end-of-day escape. Have no fear — happy hour is here! This Local Yelp is your ticket to the worry-free zone, so kick back and take a look at the menu. Grab your buds for some lively libations and forget your aggravations. 

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Drink Wine on the Cheap at These 10 Places

May 2, 2017

There’s fine wine in this city, and it can be had without busting your budget. Thankfully, there are many places around town that want to make sure you have the chance to taste greatness with discount prices...

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Scopo Divino places 2nd in the Bay Area, 1st in San Francisco!

March 23, 2017

"An oasis along the bustling California-Divisadero corridor, this charming neighborhood wine bar pours an extensive selection of wines by the bottle or the glass (with deals for club members)..

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BEST OF THE BAY 2016: FOOD AND DRINK WINNERS

October 26, 2016

Our readers' picks for Best Burrito, Best Sushi, Best Cafe, Best Cocktails, Best Romantic Restaurant, Best Sports Bar, and more...

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The Best New San Francisco Brunches You’re Probably Not Eating (Yet)

October 19, 2016

If there’s one thing we love in San Francisco it’s brunch. There’s something about the waiting in line plus the promise of boozy beverages plus delicious sweet and savory breakfast dishes that makes us actually excited to get out of bed on the weekend. But even though we love of favorite brunch staples (looking at you: Zazie, Nopa, Foreign Cinema...

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Wednesday Eight: Bon Appétit on the Mission Burrito

October 19, 2016

Scopo Divino, the charming and accessible Pacific Heights wine bar at 2800 California St., has launched lunch (Wednesdays through Fridays, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.) and brunch (Saturday, 10 a.m. -2 p.m. and Sunday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.). There’s the same vast array of cheese and...

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Divino Comedy: A Wine Bar in Pac Heights

September 25, 2016

If you haven’t been in to see for yourself, the idea of a wine bar in Pacific Heights could sound very much like a vicarage tea room in West Yorkshire — which is to say, stodgy and unexciting. But since Scopo Divino is at the northern end of the food- and drink-rich commercial section of Fillmore Street that runs down to Japantown...

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Copy Of - Bay Area Bites Guide to Wine Bars in San Francisco and the East Bay

August 9, 2016

Sure, plenty of people think summer is all about beer. But when the fog rolls in, it starts to feel like time for a glass of wine. (And, really, when is it not time for a glass of wine?) Wine bars have been popping up everywhere in the last few years, to the point that the trend has almost become passé. That ...

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New Wine Bar Scopo Divino Now Open in Lower Pac Heights

August 9, 2016

There’s a new wine bar that opened in Lower Pacific Heights called ~SCOPO DIVINO~ (in the former Food Inc. space). The international wine list has more than 1,000 bottles, with a focus on Burgundy, and a range of selections from the approachable...

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3 Wonderful New Wine Bars to Check Out in SF

August 8, 2016

Pacific Heights was seriously lacking in wine bars—until last month when Scopo Divino opened on the corner of California and Divisadero. The wine bar, from first time restauranteur Tim Hayman, is unique because it has a membership component. Folks...

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6 New Restaurants

August 3, 2016

Pacific Heights newcomer Scopo Divino has all the ambiance you'd want from a really good wine bar. The 1,000-bottle wine list is accompanied by a menu of light nibbles, including the ubiquitous...

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Finding the Divine in Wine

August 3, 2016

The latest wine bar to pop a cork in the neighborhood is Scopo Divino, a cozy bar and restaurant that has taken over the Food Inc. space at 2800 California, near the corner of Divisadero. Owner Tim Schuyler Hayman, a first-time restaurateur...

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5 Newest & Hottest SF Bars To Hit Up This August

August 3, 2016

It’s always exciting when cool new spots open up in San Francisco… but, the past couple of weeks have been especially exciting. We found our new favorite wine bar, our new favorite sports bar, our new favorite beach...

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Scopo Divino - The Zagat Review

August 3, 2016

An oasis along the bustling California-Divisadero corridor, this charming neighborhood wine bar pours an extensive selection of wines by the bottle or the glass (look for special deals via a monthly wine club...

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There’s a Nice Little Wine Bar in Pacific Heights Now

July 22, 2016

We’re not saying you don’t already have a few date-night aces up your sleeve.
We’re just saying you probably don’t have one where you can partake of wine flights and mushroom-stuffed quail while getting a little closer in a...

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Classic Wine Bar Opens in Pac Heights; See the Menu and Space

July 20, 2016

The recently closed Food Inc. space at the corner of California and Divis reopens Wednesday, July 20 as Scopo Divino, a classic wine bar from a former Chronicle ad salesman. Owner Tim Hayman enlisted the help of restaurant consultant Erik Reese...

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Scopo Divino, New Wine Bar, Opens in Pacific Heights

July 19, 2016

Cozy upholstered couches and velvety flocked chairs gather around close-packed tables. Walls the color of a glass of ripe Burgundy are adorned with gently glowing, hand-painted golden maps highlighting the wine-growing regions of Europe...

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Food Inc. To Close After More Than 20 Years On California & Divis

February 18, 2016

After more than 20 years, Food Inc., a European-style cafe and wine bar known for its locally-sourced food and live jazz, is closing its doors at California & Divisadero. In its place will be Scopo Divino, a new wine bar...