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Bluxome Street Winery Hosts 2nd Annual South of the Slot Block Party
Join the “Best of the Bay” winery on Saturday, May 3rd from 12pm – 7pm as it shuts down Bluxome Street between 4th and 5th for its second annual block party celebrating the historic South of the Slot community.
Come watch as Bluxome transforms South of Market (SOMA) into Jack London’s South of the Slot – a place where you can go and let your hair down and have a grand time. In 100 years, not much has changed.
The block party is free and open to all ages. For more information visit www.bluxomewinery.com
About South of the Slot:
It’s a little known fact that California winemaking started not in Napa or Sonoma, but right here in San Francisco—SOMA, to be exact. At the time, SOMA was called South of the Slot (the slot being the cable car line that ran down Market Street) and it was both a dashing and dastardly place to behold. Home to heroes and scoundrels, artists and working men, familiar to the likes of Isadora Duncan and Jack London, SOMA was the stuff of legend—not to mention the birthplace of great wine. In fact, no less than 120 wineries and commercial cellars called SOMA home. Sadly, the 1906 earthquake ended many of the dreams in this neck of the woods, and whatever spark remained alive was quickly snuffed by the 21st Amendment. Until now, that is. Bluxome Street Winery is located in the heart of SOMA and open from high noon until 7pm Tuesday through Sunday. Honoring the tradition of those that came before it, it’s a working winery and a place to relax and enjoy a drink or two.