Fascinating fact: In a life cycle analysis study done by UC Berkeley green consultants, every keg of wine is the equivalent of taking a car off the road for about two and a half years. That's a carbon footprint in dinosaur feet! Fuel the wine on tap revolution at the following bars and restaurants around the Bay Area.

  • Chop Bar: 247 Fourth St., Suite 111, Oakland; www.oaklandchopbar.com.

  • Grape & Grain: 227 S. San Mateo Drive, San Mateo; www.grapeandgrainbar.com.

  • Handles Gastropub: 855 Main St., Pleasanton; www.handlesgastropub.com.

    Brent Schwager pours a glass of wine at the Handles Gastropub in downtown Pleasanton, Calif., on Nov. 9, 2011. (Doug Duran/Staff Archives)
    Brent Schwager pours a glass of wine at the Handles Gastropub in downtown Pleasanton, Calif., on Nov. 9, 2011. (Doug Duran/Staff Archives) ( Doug Duran )

  • The Punchdown: 2212 Broadway, Oakland; http://punchdownwine.com.

  • Residual Sugar: 1684 Locust St., Walnut Creek; www.RSwine.com.

  • St. Michael's Alley: 140 Homer Ave., Palo Alto; www.stmikes.com.

  • Underdog Wine Bar: 4590 Tesla Road, Livermore; http://underdogwinemerchants.com/underdog-wine-bar.

  • Vino Vino: 87 N. San Pedro St., Suite 105, San Jose; www.vinovinosj.com.



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