The popular North Oakland wine shop will hold a party March 30, complete with free bites and wine.
While its cool labels and allusions to Brooklyn may signal hipsterdom, Brooklyn West is in fact a casual, welcoming place catering to people new or somewhat unfamiliar to the world of wine.
Nosh's Alix Wall will lead a discussion and wine tasting with three Bay Area winemakers Jan. 19.
Our biggest stories of the year included Berkeley wine crime, a rash of restaurant closures, the release of the Nosh Guide, and more.
John Fox, who confessed to running a wine Ponzi scheme from his Berkeley store, Premier Cru, was sentenced to six and a half years in prison for his crimes.
An expert in counterfeiting is concerned that the sale of old bottles and wooden crates from Premier Cru will help wine counterfeiters.
The contents of the Premier Cru office and warehouse in Berkeley will be auctioned off on Saturday, and they reveal much about John Fox, the former owner accused of a Ponzi scheme.
The book, by Berkeleyside co-founder Frances Dinkelspiel, tells the story of Berkeley native Mark Anderson who committed the largest ever crime involving wine.
Crush season means taking delivery of grapes, de-stemming and crushing them, by foot or machine, and getting the fermentation started.
Harvest season is relaxed and fun in Livermore Valley — here are five reasons to visit this hidden gem of Bay Area wine country.
The owner of Premier Cru purchased much of his fine wine on the gray market.
Berkeley will soon get a new seafood-focused wine bar and Oakland's Laurel District is likely to gain two beer gardens — these details and more, in this week's Bites.
There’s more than just breakfast on offer at this three-year-old café, but we think Bartavelle is at its best in the earlier hours. Sweet and savory porridge, a decadent Persian style breakfast board and an array of toasts on Acme bread are all on deck, plus coffee from Portland-based Heart Coffee Roasters. A glass of wine from the café’s excellent list makes a fine accompaniment for a weekend brunch (or a weekday meal, if you’re feeling decadent.) Bartavelle is at 1603 San Pablo Ave. (at Cedar), Berkeley.