Crush season means taking delivery of grapes, de-stemming and crushing them, by foot or machine, and getting the fermentation started.
The much anticipated opening of the Walnut Creek outpost of popular Spanish tapas restaurant, Telefèric, is set for Sunday. These details, and more, in this week's Bites.
Anvil Brewery is set to join the burgeoning West Berkeley beer scene offering a mix of small-batch, handcrafted brews, including both Belgian and American styles.
Vegan butcher shop and deli The Butcher's Son has found a new location on University Avenue, and the owners hope to open by the end of the year. This news and more in this week's Bites.
In the fourth of our neighborhood eating and drinking guides, we zoom in on the Berkeley Warehouse District — named by us, and we think it works pretty well!
In this week's Bites, news on Grand Lake Kitchen's expansion, an Oakland outpost for the toast-slinging San Francisco coffee shop Trouble and much more.
Jodie and Jeff Morgan, owners of Berkeley's Covenant Winery, have published a kosher cookbook with the added bonus of suggested wine pairings.
A San Francisco-based whiskey business hopes to open in West Berkeley this summer.
There aren't many kosher wine makers, and Jeff Morgan's Covenant, which is moving from Napa to Berkeley, is considered one of the best.
Far West Brewing is hoping to open a craft brewery, barrel-aging facility and restaurant on Berkeley's 6th Street.
In need of more space to grow premium chocolate maker TCHO is leaving SF for a historic building in Berkeley.
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.
Two under-the-radar West Berkeley wineries -- one named for a famous fan -- are worth making a detour for.