Contra Costa Times

Taking it to the streets by Jessica Yadegaran

Urban wineries show soul, not soil
The Naturalist, A Donkey and Goat Winery 
“…In the Rhone, the Brandts followed the principles of biodynamic and traditional farming, and have incorporated some of these older and sustainable practices into their winemaking. They rarely inoculate their wines with yeast. For their Chardonnay, they pick twice, once in July and again in August, to utilize that early natural acid and avoid adding artificial acid later….”