This "low wattage" urban winery utilizes old school equipment, basket pressing its large selection of wines from sustainably grown grapes.
Lets you choose from a world’s worth of cheese; it’s picnic central, and the breads are often still warm from the oven.
Chocolatier Blue offers a delicious "aphrodisiac collection" of truffles in creative flavors like red wine, sassafras, and "champagne & popcorn"
Tucked behind West Berkeley’s slew of design warehouses on Fifth Street, Donkey and Goat is a retail store, tasting room, and full-fledged natural winery all in one. Housed in an old ink factory, the winery puts a strong emphasis on viticulture that’s all-natural, i.e., little to no added sulfur, sugars, yeasts, tannins, or acids. It’s a successful formula, as D&G was named one of five “Winemakers to Watch in 2011” by the San Francisco Chronicle. The tasting room is open Friday to Sunday from 2-6 p.m.
The Solano Avenue establishment offers complete French meals for take-home and light preparation, along with sandwiches, pastries, sweet and savory tarts, and charcuterie.
The shop sells sustainably raised, local meat, prepares a meat-based sandwich of the day, and hosts a variety of meat-themed classes and workshops.
Is run by Paul Masse, a former pastry chef at the Ritz-Carlton, Masse's blends the breathtaking with the traditional.
The produce hear is always abundant and fresh. Enough said.