There are now eight wineries in a two-block area in West Berkeley, with four others just a few hundred feet away.
Crush season means taking delivery of grapes, de-stemming and crushing them, by foot or machine, and getting the fermentation started.
A new Italian-American style deli to West Oakland, a new brewery to North Oakland, and lots of delicious-sounding dinners and food events for you this week.
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.
Covenant is making its first wine in Berkeley after moving from Napa — kosher, but not just for Jews says co-owner Jeff Morgan.