Donkey and Goat "Gadabout" White Blend
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Orange Wine (Skin Contact)

Donkey and Goat "Gadabout" White Blend - 2020

Item # 28395 750mL
$24.96/ Single Bottle
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Production Methods

Orange Wine (Skin Contact)



Wine made from organically or biodynamically grown grapes with minimal intervention avoiding the use of chemicals, additives and technology.

Tasting Notes

The wine is aptly named: Gadabout meaning a pleasure seeker or a social butterfly. This wine is so charming with it's depth of golden fruit flavors, luscious mouthfeel and a touch of tannin. Another superb wine from the Donkey and Goat Winery. This wine sees about 2 days of skin contact.

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Staff Pick Notes

Since a specific definition doesn’t exist, questions abound when it comes to the category of natural wines. I like to use the term low intervention, since winemaking isn’t a recipe, but more often a combo of luck, magic, and skills based on what each vintage dictates. The Donkey & Goat philosophy, balanced by a healthy dose of “never say never” encompasses the best practices of multiple farming and winemaking philosophies. Not bound by dogma, but guided by a "less is more" ethos, Jared and Tracey Brandt create wines unique to the California scene. The Gadabout is an unfiltered wine with notes of apple skins and spiced pears, quite textured on the palate with balanced acidity and alcohol. I liked it better on day two of being opened, so decanting this natural beauty certainly won't hurt.


About the Producer

A Donkey & Goat is a wife & husband owned and operated winery located in Berkeley California. Tracey and Jared Brandt, who own neither donkey nor goat, are the couple behind these naturally made wines, aim to emphasize their distinctive, soulful qualities, which truly represent the earth from which the vines are grown. They also have a manifesto....

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