by Sarah Doyle for Press Democrat
"An eagerly anticipated addition to Sonoma County’s natural-wine scene, The Punchdown is the bar’s second location, with the first (a 2022 James Beard Award semifinalist for Outstanding Wine Program) located in Oakland since 2010.
Opened in mid-May, The Punchdown Wine Bar + Bottle Shop in Sebastopol is where Looney and his wife, Lisa Costa, hope to offer the largest selection of natural wines in one place.
Lining the retail shelves are hundreds of natural wines from around the globe, including 100-plus bottles from Sonoma County producers and a broad selection from France, Italy, Australia, the country of Georgia and beyond. Bottle prices are fair, and there is a special shelf for wines under $25."
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