About Events with Press Club
Press Club, a wine bar and lounge, offers California’s finest wines and beers in a sophisticated, social atmosphere. Press Club's menu of seasonal small plates and thoughtful pairings offers the ultimate wine experience in one of San Francisco's most notable destinations. Visitors can socialize, taste wine and share small plates in the luxurious wine tasting cellar at the foot of the Four Seasons Hotel.Press Club's award-winning architecture makes it a perfect place for wine tasting receptions, corporate events, private parties, wedding receptions and more. See the Events section of our website for more info, or to submit an event inquiry.
Full Venue Buyout
The Full Buyout at Press Club represents the perfect wine country experience with the convenience of never having to leave the city. Your group will enjoy 9000 sq. ft. of our design-award winning space, and will have full
access to five, fully staffed wine tasting bars, our beautiful u-shaped stone bar, Bottle Lounge, Private Dining
Room and multiple lounge areas in addition to many intimate corners for conversation, wine tastings and
dancing. Our upstairs Wine Library can also serve as a sixth bar, with passed glasses of sparkling wine, greeting
each guest upon arrival. Live music, DJ services and multiple entertainment options are available upon request.
• Includes use of entire 9,000 sq. ft of venue, including five fully staffed wine bars, two Tasting Bays, Private Dining Room, Bottle Lounge, Bar, Lounges and Wine Library.
• Accommodates up to 350 people on a rolling basis. Headcounts of 350-500 can be accommodated with the addition of a tent on Yerba Buena Lane.
• Varietal Bars: Sparkling/Light White Bar, Pinot Noir Bar, Blends Bar and Full Bodied Reds Bar, with a fifth bar pouring all your selected wines. Sixth “Wine Library” bar available upon request.
• Food: Paired food stations can be positioned near those wines that best accompany the selected cuisines to further highlight a thoughtful pairing program.
• Standing Capacity: 350
• Sitting Capacity: 120
Partial Full Buyout
This dynamic booking includes our Bar Buyout, Left Lounge and West Tasting Bay (which houses our 30 cult beer
collection), with an option to include up to four varietal bars and a fifth beer bar. You may offer passed hors
d’oeuvres, a seasonal wine pairing buffet and artisan cheese and charcuterie boards throughout this booking.
• Accommodates up to 150 guests on a rolling basis
• Standing Capacity: 125
• Sitting Capacity: 75
Bar Buyout Plus Lounge
The Press Club Bar Buyout plus lounge offers an elegant, semi-private reception space for groups of up to 125. A combination of our Private Dining Room, Bottle Lounge, stone, U-shaped bar and left lounge, this booking is a luxurious space to throw a wine and food pairing reception. You may offer passed hors d’oeuvres, a seasonal wine pairing buffet and artisan cheese and charcuterie boards throughout this booking. The addition of our left lounge adds ample, living room style seating to this booking, in addition to the option of an additional bar.
• Accommodates up to 125 guests on a rolling basis
• Standing Capacity: 100
• Sitting Capacity: 65
The Press Club Bar Buyout offers an elegant, semi-private reception space for groups of up to 100. A combination of our Private Dining Room, Bottle Lounge and stone, U-shaped bar, this booking is a luxurious space to throw a wine and food pairing reception. You may offer passed hors d’oeuvres, a seasonal wine pairing buffet and artisan cheese and charcuterie boards throughout this booking.
• Accommodates up to 100 guests on a rolling basis
• Standing Capacity: 75
• Sitting Capacity: 45
Situated in the heart of the main venue, the Tasting Bay booking is like reserving your own private bar within
a bar. This booking includes designated wine tender as well as a 13’ table in the center which serves as an ideal place to station buffet items or to host educational seminars. The Tasting Bay is also a perfect wine & food pairing progression for up to forty people. Please inquire for pricing for more information on this program.
• Dynamic, energized booking with optional bar stool seating
• Accommodates up to 65 people for a standing reception
• Standing Capacity: 65
Located on the first floor of the venue, Press Club’s Wine Library is an elegant reception space that enjoys 20 foot glass windows with views of the beautiful pedestrian walkway, Yerba Buena Lane. With ample lounge seating and personal wine tender for your event, the Wine Library is a great space to host up to 15-20 seated or 35-40 standing. Pre-selected wine can be paired with stationed artisanal cheese boards, house made charcuterie, passed hors d’oeuvres or a full wine country buffet. The Wine Library holds Press Club’s collection of wine resources, periodicals and vintage reference books, which creates a warm an inviting reception space.
• Accommodates 15-20 seated, 35-40 standing
• Standing Capacity: 35
• Sitting Capacity: 15
Our lounges are situated in the heart of the venue, close to all the action but with enough separation to allow
for an intimate reception. Plush, living room style seating makes this booking one of our most popular for casual mixers.
• Accommodates 12-15 people seated, 25 standing
• Self service: wine tender available upon request for additional fee
• Standing Capacity: 25
• Sitting Capacity: 12
Large Bar Table
Press Club can reserve a large bar table for 16-40 people in one of our Tasting Bays. This long, 13’ table is a great spot to call “home base” for your guests and can also be a terrific spot to offer a nice arrangement of hosted wines and light bites. One drink minimum per person.
• One drink minimum per person
• Standing Capacity: 40
• Sitting Capacity: 16
Small Bar Table
Small Bar Table:
Starting one week prior to the desired reservation date, Press Club can reserve a small bar table for 7-15 people in our main venue. This long, 9’ table is a great spot to
relax and enjoy some wine and food selections from our lounge menu.
• One drink minimum per person
• Guaranteed seating for up to 10 guests, standing room available for up to 15
• Standing Capacity: 15
• Sitting Capacity: 10
Reservations for drinks or dinner at our intimate lounge tables are available via our website up to one week prior to desired date.
• Standing Capacity: 6
• Sitting Capacity: 2