At a preliminary hearing discussion centered on whether wine was stolen or taken legitimately by three former employees of the West Berkeley winery.
The Berkeley winery’s owners were devastated to discover that former employees may have embezzled as much as $70,490 worth of wine.
Harvest at Berkeley winery Donkey & Goat means long days of hard labor, including crushing grapes by foot in barrels.
Plus: Jack London Square farmers market returns; Masabaga opens this week; The Damel has a new downtown spot; more.
There are now eight wineries in a two-block area in West Berkeley, with four others just a few hundred feet away.
Celebrate your food-loving mom (while also supporting local restaurants and food businesses) with one of these edible and drinkable gifts.
The seventh annual Berkeley Restaurant Week kicks off Thursday, Jan. 17, featuring special prix-fixe menus at $20-$35 at more than 45 restaurants across the city.
Local restaurant, cafe and winery owners feel there is a lack of clear and consistent messaging from the city, county and state during the pandemic.
Wildfire smoke and pandemic closures of tasting rooms have challenged Berkeley’s urban wineries, but many are finding ways to cope.