Yield is a small, intimate wine bar located in San Francisco’s historic Dog patch Neighborhood and is San Francisco’s first eco-friendly wine bar. Pause followed a few years later in the heart of San Francisco, offering a more extensive food menu to pair with our unique and eco-friendly wines. We are committed to supporting sustainable winemaking and agriculture, as well as family owned and operated wineries. All of our wines featured on our rotating wine list are environmentally friendly — they are made from grapes that are farmed organically or biodynamically. While many of our featured wineries receive certification, all of them are as focused on making the best wine possible as they are on making it in the most environmentally conscientious way.
At both Yield and Pause, we have created an environment reflecting our philosophy: one cannot take from nature without giving back. In addition to having an exclusively eco-friendly wine list, our interiors consist of many eco-friendly materials, including reclaimed wood, salvaged lighting fixtures and an eco-smart fireplace. We also utilize eco-friendly materials for service and day-to-day operations, and limit the amount of waste we create by recycling and composting as much as possible.