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

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VICE Where to Buy Natural Wine Online MAY 31, 2022

PARADE MAGAZINE What Is Orange Wine? Get To Know the Trendy TikTok Wine That’s Been Around for Years May 13, 2022

THE NEW YORK TIMES Another Variable in the Winemaking Process: Climate Change April 7, 2022

WINE ENTHUSIAST An Overlooked, Historic California Grape Gets a New LifeFebruary 7, 2022

WINE ENTHUSIAST Reds, Whites and Bright City Lights: The Best Urban Wineries in the U.S. February 7, 2022

WINE ENTHUSIAST Six Gifts Wine Pros Want to Receive This Year October 30, 2021

WINE & SPIRITS TOP 100 WINERIES OF 2021 October 1, 2021

San Francisco Chronicle TOP 25 WINERIES, Summer 2021: Best Bay Area Wineries to Visit July 1, 2021

San Francisco Chronicle 7 festive California sparkling wines to celebrate making it through 2020 December 23, 2020

Los Angeles Magazine Some Bottles of Sparkling Wine to Pop This Fine Morning November 7, 2020

The Bold Italic 5 Bottles of California Bubbly to Pop When the Election Is Finally Called November 6, 2020

Berkeleyside Nosh Berkeley wineries rally during uncertain times October 19, 2020

Robb Report 10 Bottles That Will Make You Fall in Love with Drinking Pét-Nat September 21, 2020

Berkeleyside Nosh ‘There is no roadmap’: Berkeley restaurant owners are blindsided by abrupt outdoor dining ban July 14, 2020

Decanter Amber Champions: Top 30 Orange Wines July 2020

Wine Enthusiast Orange Wine is Trending for All the Right Reasons May 28, 2020

New York Times The Polarizing Power of Orange Wine May 7, 2020

KRON4 Donkey & Goat Winery in Berkeley adapts to closure, offers drive through service May 5, 2020

San Francisco Chronicle Berkeley’s Donkey and Goat Winery is throwing a drive-through wine party May 4, 2020

Food & Wine What Exactly Is a Pét-Nat? April 23, 2020

New York Times How to Find (and Discuss) Natural Wines April 16, 2020

7×7 Drink Natural: The Best Organic + Biodynamic Winemakers and Wine Shops January 27, 2020

San Francisco Chronicle West Berkeley just became California’s hub for natural wine January 14, 2020

Davis Enterprise Wines for the Thanksgiving Table November, 2019

Napa Valley Register Please The Palate: Red, white, rosé and now orange wines November 21, 2019

Forbes Natural Wine 101 And Why You Should Serve It At Thanksgiving November 20, 2019

L’OFFICIEL Natural Wines to Shop for Every Taste November 14, 2019

Wine & Spirits Best U.S. Pinot Gris – Ramato, 95 pts November 2019

Wine & Spirits 134 Exceptional Chardonnays – Linda Vista Chardonnay, 92 Pts October 2019

Wine Enthusiast What’s the Difference Between Organic and Biodynamic Wine? September 10, 2019

Decanter Californian premium Rhône-style reds – The Bear ranked #2 July 31, 2019

Vine Pair ‘It’s Complicated’: Understanding Volatile Acidity and Its Role in Wine July 8, 2019

Grape Nation: Heritage Radio Network EPISODE 117: TRACEY BRANDT June 26, 2019

Datebook, SF Chronicle 6 urban drinking spots by the Bay June 18, 2019

Le Rouge Et Blanc FOREIGN VINEYARDS: American natural wines June 2019

The Press: SF Chronicle THE 52 CALIFORNIA WINERIES YOU NEED TO VISIT IN 2019 June 2019

Wine Enthusiast Behind America’s New Nouveau-Style Wines June 17, 2019

Vine Pair 6 Questions About Natural Wine You’re Too Embarrassed to Ask June 5, 2019

The Buyer 10 Best New Wave California wines you need on your list June 3, 2019

The Bold Italic The Ultimate Guide to the Bay Area’s Urban Wineries May 22, 2019

Berkeleyside Want to go wine tasting? You can try more wine on a day trip to Berkeley than to Napa or Sonoma May 17, 2019

SF GATE The press: Donkey & Goat May 17, 2019

Forbes This Party Won’t Start Itself: Fun Wine For Summertime May 13, 2019

Wine & Spirits Full Transparency: The New Grenache from California May 6, 2019

Wine Enthusiast California’s White Wines Still Reign Supreme May 6, 2019

NYC’s Original City Guide Nightlife in New York City This Week April 14, 2019

The Bleu Do Drinking And Wellness Mix? April 2019

Jancis Robinson California’s new wave washes abroad March 23, 2019

Financial Times The West Coast wine revolution March 22, 2019

Beverage Media Group A Fine Question March 13, 2019

The Spruce Eats 10 Best Natural Wines to Try Right Now March 11, 2019

Wine Searcher Rustic Fizz Takes Root in US February 4, 2019

Grape Collective DONKEY AND GOAT AT 15: CALIFORNIA NATURAL WINE PIONEERS TAKE STOCK January 25, 2019

The Manual What Is Natural Wine? An Introduction to the Hands-Off Winemaking Mentality January 11, 2019

The Press, San Francisco Chronicle THE SURPRISING HISTORY OF URBAN WINERIES IN THE BAY AREA January 2019

Jamie Goode’s wine blog Some brilliant Californian imports from Nekter Wines January 8, 2019

Food & Wine Organic vs. Biodynamic vs. Natural Wine—What’s the Difference? December 26, 2018

Wine Spectator A Celebration of Natural Wine December 7, 2018

Quartzy AMERICAN WINEMAKERS ARE GETTING IN ON THE FUN OF BEAUJOLAIS NOUVEAU November 15, 2018

Essence These Expert Wine Pairings Will Elevate Your Holiday Experience November 7, 2018

Davis Enterprise Wineaux: Hiking the urban wine trail October 8, 2018

Washington Post You say ‘orange’ wines, the Georgians say ‘amber.’ Here’ are the ones you should know. October 5, 2018

Food & Wine 25 of Our Favorite Under-the-Radar California Reds October 1, 2018

Paste Magazine 52 Wines in 52 Weeks: Blending Roussanne and Marsanne for Fall September 26, 2018

Food & Wine Urban Wineries Are on the Rise: Here’s Why Winemakers Have Traded Vineyards for the Big City September 20, 2018

Food & Wine Inside One Winery’s Quest for Sulfite-Free Wine—What It Means and Why It Matters September 20, 2018

New York Times For Pinot Noir, Put Anderson Valley Among California’s Best September 13, 2018

SF Chronicle DONKEY AND GOAT: BERKELEY’S NATURAL WINE EVANGELISTS September 12, 2018

Wine & Spirits Top 100 Wineries of 2018 – Best White Wine Blend 2018, Eliza September 11, 2018

Diablo Magazine Drink Natural Wine at Oakland’s Ordinaire August 24, 2018

SF Chronicle Why aren’t there more natural wineries you can visit? August 16, 2018

East Bay Express Best Winery, Runner up August 16, 2018

Wine Enthusiast Three Distinct Pinot Styles to Try August 15, 2018

Martha’s Vineyard Times ‘Naked’ wines delight Atria guests July 18, 2018

Sunset Magazine Chilled Out: Red Refreshers June 2018

Paste Magazine 52 Wines in 52 Weeks: Grenache is Liquid Summer June 13, 2018

Natural Disaster Podcast, Ep4: Tracey Brandt of Donkey & Goat Brings Us Pinot Gris May 25, 2018

Wine Enthusiast Podcast: Red, White and Green April 18, 2018

Davis Enterprise Wineaux: Go natural, you won’t regret it April 11, 2018

Telegram Worcester Living: Pairing wine and beer with a favorite meal April 3, 2018

Wine Enthusiast Crisp White Wines from Places You’d Never Expect March 21, 2018

SF Chronicle Is natural wine ready to mature in the Bay Area? March 15, 2018

PUNCH Wine Doesn’t Make Itself March 14, 2018

VOGUE This Berkeley Street Has Become a Natural Wine Oasis March 11, 2018

Vine Pair WE ASKED 10 WINEMAKERS: WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE WINE-AND-CHEESE PAIRING? March 8, 2018

Washington Post 12 Things to do in the D.C. Area this week March 5, 2018

Davis Enterprise Wineaux: Finding holiday magic in trees and bottles January 17, 2018

KFOG Radio Wine Wednesday: Everything you need to know about natural wine with Donkey & Goat Winery January 10, 2018

SF Gate Bay Area things to do for fun off the beaten path January 1, 2018

New York Times Your Next Lesson: California Grenache December 29, 2017

SF Chronicle Suddenly, West Coast is sparkling: Here’s the best of the new bubbly December 20, 2017

The Food Lens Wines to Make the Season Merry and Bright December 19, 2017

Wine Enthusiast American Chardonnay For While You Cook (and With Dinner) December 15, 2017

Atlanta Magazine Go beyond Champagne this New Year’s with these sparkling wines December 2017

Wine Enthusiast 94 Points Awarded to – 2016 Linda Vista Vineyard Chardonnay December 2017

SPRUDGE Bacchus Wept: Too Many Favorites From RAW WINE 2017 November 20, 2017

Berkeleyside What wines should you bring to Thanksgiving dinner? November 17, 2017

Food Republic Listen To Food Republic Today November 13, 2017

VOGUE Drink Wine With Thai Food: A Call to Action October 19, 2017

Into Wine Top 100 Most Influential U.S. Winemakers October 2017

Food & Wine Drink These 25 Bottles and Become a Wine Master September 2017

Grub Street 12 Excellent Things to Eat, Drink, and Do in New York City This October October 1, 2017

The Mercury News 5 reasons you should drink this new type of sparkling wine now August 2017

VINEPAIR Let the Haters Hate, and Other Life Lessons Learned from Winemakers August 2017

LA WEEKLY Your Information About Chardonnay Is Outdated August 16, 2017

boston.com 11 places to try one of the hottest trends in wine this summer June 17, 2017

City Living Seattle Food Matters: Fine wines at Champion Cellars and Carnivore June 13, 2017

Houston Press Houston’s Summer Wine Obsession Boils Down to Two Little Words: Glou-Glou June 13, 2017

Best of New Orleans Wine & Spirits 2017: New ideas for pairing cheese and wine (and beer) May 15, 2017

Organic Authority 33 Must-Try Rosé Wines (All Made with Organic Grapes!) April 10, 2017

Dallas News Wild, thrilling (and unpredictable!), natural wines are finding fans in Dallas March 26, 2017

Financial Times 10 Effervescent Wines that Burst the Champagne Bubble February 13, 2017

Chefs Feed Beyond The Drinking Glass February 14, 2017

San Jose Mercury News 12 Bay Area dessert wines for your valentine February 8, 2017

Forbes The Ten Best Wines of 2016 January 5, 2017

IMBIBE MAGAZINE MAKING THE CASE FOR MERLOT NOVEMBER 2016

Forbes Merlot Sees Its Stock Rise After Years In The Shadow Of Cabernet And Pinot November 25, 2016

Washington Post If you want to give a wine club membership, go straight to the source November 5, 2016

Ta Za 10 West Coast Urban Wineries All Wine Lovers Must Visit! November 2016

Antonio Galloni, Vinous New Reviews for Donkey & Goat October 2016

The New York Times Wine That’s Not Only Natural, It’s Alive November 17, 2016

Wine Enthusiast Moms Who Work Wine-to-Five October 27, 2016

BON APPÉTIT CALIFORNIA WINE IS FINALLY FUN. AND SO ARE THE PEOPLE WHO MAKE IT AUGUST 2016

EATER Ask a Somm: Does Wine Belong in the Refrigerator? JULY 28, 2016

THIRLLIST ROSÉ IS OVER, GUYS. DRINK THESE WINES INSTEAD. MAY 20, 2016

WINE ENTHUSIAST MAGAZINE 2014 TESTA VINEYARD OLD VINE CARIGNANE RECEIVES 90 POINTS! August 2016

The Boston Globe Why is this husband-and-wife winery named Donkey & Goat? June 3, 2016

Luxury Magazine The Natural: For a growing niche of American winemakers, less is more, down to the lees Summer 2016

Marissa A. Ross Drink Sustainably with Marissa A. Ross: Episode 4 June 16, 2016

Wine Enthusiast Magazine 2014 Pinot Gris receives 90 points! June 2016

TASTING TABLE The booming natural wine movement isn’t easily defined, and that’s just the point March 25, 2016

The East Bay Express Wine, Au Naturel March 23, 2016

Wine Enthusiast Magazine The New and Improved Sierra Foothills February 2016

Wine & Spirits Magazine White Wine Discovery of the Month February 2016

Local Food Matters Skin Contact Winemaking with Tracey Brandt February 2016

Wine Enthusiast Magazine 2014 Sluice Box Receives 91 Points! February 2016

Eater National Meet Mourvèdre November 2015

Wine Enthusiast Magazine Why Winemakers are Going Au Naturel November 2015

Wine Enthusiast Magazine – Best of Year 2015 Donkey & Goat 2014 Linda Vista Chardonnay November 2015

The Davis Enterprise Coming to consensus (or not) on ‘natural’ wine July 2015

Vinii Finland Donkey & Goat Profiled in Bay Area Wineries (FI) July 2015

Drink Me AMERICAN PÉT-NAT IS TAKING THE US BY STORM July 2015

Sprudge.com 7 Natural Wines You Need In Your Life Right Now July 2015

Sprudge.com Coffee & Wine: Interview with Natural Wine Expert Isabelle Legeron, MW July 2015

Wine Enthusiast Magazine Your American Pét-Nat Primer July 2015

Vino2Travel URBAN WINERY : UN CONCEPT VITICOLE EN PLEIN ESSOR (fr) July 2015

Grape Collective A Wine Trip to San Francisco, Naturally! June 2015

Ukiah Daily Journal John on Wine: A great three-day wine weekend recap May 2015

Munchies San Francisco Is an Urban Winemaking Heaven April 2015

Palm Beach Daily News Café Boulud to feature new breed of California wines April 2015

Food Republic 16 Important Names To Know in Natural Wine February 2015

Ann Walker Catering Donkey & Goat’s Take on Orange March 2015

Food Republic 16 Important Names To Know in Natural Wine February 2015

New York Times Restaurant Kao Soy in Brooklyn loves Donkey & Goat February 2015

Fox News The Changing Face of the Wine Business January 2015

KQED Bay Area Bites Sniffing Out Wine Bargains? Big Tastes at Small Prices December 2014

View from the Cellar Latest Reviews for Donkey & Goat August 2014

Natural Wine by Isabelle Legeron July 2014

Fois Gras and Funnel Cakes 10 Questions for Jared Brandt May 2014

Gourmet Traveler Australia Hot 100 – Cult Americans May 2014

Bon Appetit Magazine Our Handy Holiday Wine Gift Guide Has You Covered December 2013

Houston Chronicle Blog Our top wines for a Bayou City Christmas December 2013

The Sacramento Bee Local wines land on Wine Enthusiast best of 2013 lists December 2013

The New California Wine A Guide to the Producers and Wines Behind a Revolution in Taste November 2013

Wine Enthusiast Magazine Four California Innovators November 2013

Tasting Table California Love November 2013

San Francisco Chronicle Celebrating America’s cornucopia of wine November 2013

East Bay Express The gift of booze November 2013

San Francisco Chronicle Double shot of Pinot Noir November 2013

Wine Enthusiast Latest Reviews for Donkey & Goat November 2013

LA Weekly ORANGE WINE: PERFECT FOR THE SEASON, AND SEXY AS HELL October 2013

Gear Patrol The Anti-Champagne, Donkey and Goat Lily’s Cuvee October 2013

San Francisco Chronicle California’s time is ripe for Grenache Blanc September 2013

Wine Terroirs Donkey & Goat (Berkeley, California) August 2013

7×7 Magazine Keep Calm and Carignane October 2013

Bon Appetit Popcorn with Donkey & Goat’s Lily’s Cuvée August 2013

New York Magazine, Grub Street Pét Nat, Champagne’s Hip Younger Sister, Hits Its Peak Season July 2013

Wall Street Journal The Actual Facts Behind the Rise of Natural Wine July 2013

Dujour Magazine A Summer Guide to Rosé July 2013

New York Times New Wave of Energetic Winemakers June 2013

Stephen Tanzer’s International Wine Cellar Latest Reviews for Donkey & Goat June 2013

Bon Appetit Natural Wines Are Being Made in America May 2013

Seattle Weekly Skin Fermented Wines Are Relevant April 2013

The Washington Post ‘American Wine’, a story of great growth February 2013

The San Francisco Chronicle Root for the Home Team at St. Vincent December 2012

Los Angeles Magazine Lou Amdur on Donkey & Goat Stone Crusher December 2012

Stephen Tanzer’s International Wine Cellar Latest Reviews for Donkey & Goat November 2012

Houston Press A Crunchy, Low-Alcohol Wine For Thanksgiving From California Naturally November 2012

Serious Eats Editor’s Picks: Domestic Rosé for Thanksgiving November 2012

Men’s Journal A Syrah to Fall For – 2009 Donkey & Goat Fenaughty Syrah November 2012

The San Francisco Chronicle Rhone-style Whites as the holidays near November 2012

In the Drink Radio Amanda Smeltz from Roberta’s Shouts out Donkey & Goat October 2012

In the Drink Radio Doug Crowell from Buttermilk Channel Restaurant Shouts out Donkey & Goat October 2012

East Bay Express From Grape to Glass October 2012

Details Magazine 5 Urban Winemaker to Know October 2012

Serious Eats Harvest Report: Donkey & Goat Winery October 2012

The New York Times Stone Crusher Featured in Blanca Restaurant Slideshow October 2012

Viva La Wino 2007 Donkey & Goat Syrah Review July 2012

LA Weekly Natural Wine: An Explanation + Where To Find It July 2012

Plonk Wine Merchants Jared Brandt Interview with Jeremy Parzen at Sotto LA June 2012

Food and Wine Magazine Ancient Wine Techniques, Simple Dishes February 2011

The San Francisco Chronicle Winemaker to Watch in 2011 January 2011

The Salt Lake Tribune Weekly Toast: Utah native brings under-appreciated wine to forefront January 2011

The San Francisco Chronicle 2008 Four Thirteen named to Top 100 Wines of 2011 December 2010

Sunset Magazine 2008 Four Thirteen Receives Raves November 2010

Food and Wine Magazine 40 Big Food Thinkers Under 40 November 2010

NBC IN WINE COUNTRY FOR THE LOVE OF SOUR GRAPES AUGUST 2008

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