• in San Francisco. Inspired by David Frazier, who had worked in a
    neighboring winery on Treasure Island, Sottomarino was concieved
    by the history of the island and it's link to the formal Naval Base on the island.
    In working with the Treasure Island Museum researching the history of the island, David
    uncovered a Damage Control Wet Trainer which was commonly referred to as the USS
    Buttercup. In keeping with the history, the historic building and it's markings were kept
    intact to create one of the most unique wine tasting rooms -- forming Sottomarino Winery.
    It started as a dream -- to make great authentic Italian wines
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