Treat your sweetheart or just your best buds to a Valentine's stroll along Shattuck Avenue and Vine Street, otherwise known as North Berkeley's Gourmet Ghetto, where you can sample fine wines, enjoy small bites and browse the neighborhood's boutique businesses. A portion of the proceeds will benefit event Martin Luther King Middle School PTA, and admission includes a commemorative Gourmet Glass tasting glass. Local shops, cafes and restaurants will also be open and pouring from their own collections, as well as offering samples of chocolate, gelato, local honey, oysters, soups, cheese, pizza and more -- and there will be plenty of kid-friendly food along the way.
Shops and eateries will provide small bites and snacks along with the wine and beer tastes. The line-up of hosting businesses to date include:
Vintage Berkeley Wine Shop, The Shop Salon, The Cheese Board Collective, Cheese Board Pizza, Soop, Foxglove Boutique, twig & fig paperie, Saul’s Restaurant and Deli, Vintage Berkeley Wine Shop, Zaver & Mor Jewelry Gallery,
Alegio Chocolate, M. Lowe & Company Jewelers, Andronico’s Community Markets, ACCI Gallery, Thornwall Properties, Inc., YogaKula Healing Arts Center, Le Petit Cochon Cafe and Boutique, One Medical Group Berkeley,
Terra Firma Gallery Berkeley, Victory Point Cafe, A Priori, Lush Gelato,
The event runs rain or shine.
1400 Shattuck Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94709Get Directions