Donkey & Goat

Berkeley's first natural winery, crafting wines
from sustainably farmed vineyards since 2004.

Tamarindo’s Great Debut

This past weekend, we held our summer/fall open house. Attendees get a sneak peak at our 07 Fall release.

Our Roussanne was an instant hit. My favorite comment from a wine maker I really respect – “The best American Roussanne I have tasted”. When we picked this wine, we got our grapes from the coolest corner of a high altitude, north facing vineyard with granitic soil . We tend to draw more inspiration from Bergeron wines more than the Rhone for this wine and we feel the results are shining through. Next year, we will increase our production slightly.

If you haven’t had many Roussannes or wines from Savoie, Tom Hill and San Francisco Chronicle have both reviewed many wines some of which we find inspirational.


  1. Well, I really enjoyed the Roussanne when I stole a minute from working in the Rosenblum tasting room to come down to the East Bay Vintner’s Festival and taste a little food and wine. And while I liked the peach ice cream a great deal as well, I couldn’t say I’d put them together again.

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