Fine Wines the World Over

For more than 25 years, North Berkeley Imports has discovered and imported authentic, expressive wines from France and Italia destined for leading restaurants and wine shops as well as for private cellars across the country.  With a retail store in Berkeley, California and offices in Europe, our team is dedicated to providing customers with the finest wine selections the world over.  Here’s our story.


Skerlj Tops Friuli Whites in Wine & Spirits

Just in time for today’s Top 100 Winery tasting in San Francisco — here are some wonderful reviews for our Carso partner, Azienda Agricola Skerlj, covering his 2013 and 2014 vintage white wines. Reviews were published in the Wine & Spirits Magazine October 2017 issue.

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Three Winners (Again!) in Top 100 Winery List

Another hat trick for our partners! For the second year in a row, we’ve got THREE partner wineries — all Italians! — named in the Wine & Spirits Top 100 Winery list. The winners are: Fratelli Alessandria (Piedmont), Vadiaperti (Campania) and Skerlj (Friuli – Carso).

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Wines from Italia

From the rolling, romantic hills of Piemonte to Sicilia’s fiery volcanic slopes, Italy is a sensualist’s dream and a wine lover’s heaven. Nowhere else in the world will you experience such a rich selection of native grapes, each with its own character and flavor, than in Italia. Our partners from the bel paese are small family farms, many of which have roots that reach back centuries. Discover our Italian wines.



Wines from France

Our partners in France are true artisans, looking toward the future while respecting the traditions of the past. We’ve worked with not only mothers and fathers but also sons and daughters—who, after traveling the world, have come home with new ideas. Many of the regions in which we were first pioneers, are today household names—yet we’re still scouring the gorgeous French countryside for the next must-have wine. Discover our French wines.