Crush season means taking delivery of grapes, de-stemming and crushing them, by foot or machine, and getting the fermentation started.
A sip of social justice in new Berkeley winery’s pour
Both in his choice of grape and the way he markets his wine at Justice Grace Vineyards, Eric Cohen is all about rooting for the underdog.
Brian Eno drank here: Two for one at Berkeley winery
Two under-the-radar West Berkeley wineries — one named for a famous fan — are worth making a detour for.
A natural approach: Berkeley’s Donkey & Goat winery
Jared Brandt, co-owner of Donkey & Goat, takes a wine sample from a barrel The exterior of Berkeley’s Donkey & Goat winery is urban in the extreme. Its entrance sits behind steel doors in a concrete tilt-up building on Fourth Street, and the front door looks out on a parking lot. Interstate 80 is less […]
Going underground: Dinners feature Berkeley wineries
Dinners in the new East Bay wine series will be prepared by Culinary Eye chef John Silva. Berkeleyans will have the chance to dip their toes into the underground dining movement tonight as the first of a new wine club dinner series kicks off in a loft on Seventh Street. Organized by the people behind […]