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A visit to Edmunds St John

We recently paid a visit to Steve Edmunds at his home in Berkeley. A lot of people had been telling us how Steve was an inspiration to a lot of natural wine makers. So we decided it was time to … Continue reading

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Saturday night @ Pizzeria Delfina

Yesterday we wandered around Dolores Park before going to the Bi-Rite market. Bi-Rite was recommended to us multiple times as a good place to buy natural wine and so we finally decided to go and check it out for ourselves. … Continue reading

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Saturday night @ Nopa

We went to the Nopa restaurant for the first time yesterday. And it was amazing. The place is decorated simply and tastefully, with a casual bar area slightly separate from the dining area. There’s a big communal table for socially-inclined … Continue reading

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Draft of our storyline

We spent a good chunk of the last couple of weeks talking and debating about what the message of our documentary should be. What topics should make the cut and what topics should be left out. We came up with … Continue reading

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A visit to Broc Cellars

Right after the Donkey and Goat winery, we went to see Chris Brockway, the man behind the one-man operation at Broc Cellars. Chris was really nice and came off as really committed to his wines. We tasted some of his … Continue reading

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Natural Wine is a Halloween Costume

Martin and I were walking the streets of Berkeley on the night of Halloween. We were not trying to scare the kids from behind the bushes, we were just coming back from the wineries we had gone to that day. … Continue reading

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A visit to A Donkey and Goat

Last Sunday we headed out to Berkeley to visit the A Donkey and Goat winery. We had heard good things about these guys so we were quite happy to finally meet them. The Donkey and Goat is owned by Jared … Continue reading

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