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Gallivanting for Donkey & Goat

Kevin Peterson

Located half a block away from Broc Cellars in downtown Berkeley, Jared and Tracey Brandt opened the doors at Donkey & Goat in 2004. They make righteous wine from mostly Rhône varieties, sourcing from sustainably farmed vineyards in the Sierra Nevada, Mendocino, and Napa. This power couple is enthusiastic about natural winemaking – from the farm to the cellar.

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Rags to Riches with Cabernet Franc

Kevin Peterson

Cabernet franc is an orphan grape, and although it's made a home in the Loire Valley of France, its nature is to roam free. With wineries like Broc Cellars and Division Winemaking Company producing juicy, vegetal renditions of cab franc, with a foot in the States and the other in France, it's evident that the adventurous grape has taken a liking to the new world. 

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Fattoria di Sammontana Prunecchio, Ethereal Tuscan White

Kevin Peterson

The Fattoria di Sammontana property has ties that date back several centuries. However, the current operation is more accessible. Simply put, they’re farmers. Purchased by a Polish nobleman in 1867, the family is in its fourth generation of production. On the gentle slopes south of Florence, they produce this salty, leesy white with a salient splash of lemon-lime.

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Ochota Barrels & the New Australia

Kevin Peterson

Amber and Taras Ochota own 9.6 hectares tucked away in the Adelaide Hills of South Australia. In their ragged corner of the world they draw inspiration from experience, relationships, and the creativity of others. Biodynamic farming in southern France. The Dead Kennedys. Their wines are natural and vibrant - worlds away from the jammy behemoths for which Australia has become known.

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La Clarine Farm: Piedi Grandi & Beyond

scott

From their Home Vineyard, La Clarine Farm makes the surprising Piedi Grandi, made from nebbiolo and mourvedre, two grapes that normally stand far apart, glaring at each other from across a flavor divide, but which in the hands of La Clarine Farm come together like sugar and spice, with a very pretty nose of dried fruits and a fine-grained, complex umami finish.

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