Winter Wine Tour
January 17, 2009 (Sat)
from 10:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Santa Clara Valley wineries
Join us for another fantastic Winter
This tour visits 3 of the top wineries in the
Gilroy area. Enjoy a picnic lunch, a VIP winery tour, upgraded tastings,
and very special purchase discounts, plus your own expert tour guide will host the tour.
Our first stop is Clos LaChance Winery, a beautiful Tuscan-style winery with outdoor terraces and hillside views in San Martin, CA (near Morgan Hill). Take the Vineyard to Bottle Tour,
a fun & informative tour of the vineyard and winery, guided
by a trained Sommelier. You’ll enjoy VIP access of their state-of-the-art
production facility, while you taste award-winning wines. Then it's
time for a gourmet picnic - our California Picnic Buffet, served
in the Grand Salon. (indoors)
Second Stop: Kirigin Cellars
Style: Historic winery with acres of vineyards in the beautiful Uvas Valley area
What: Enjoy a tasting and history talk, plus time to relax & enjoy the scenery. Kirigin specializes in estate-grown wines, such as Cabernet Sauvignon and Pinot Noir, along with unusual varieties such as Malvasia Bianca - they also make their own chocolate dessert wine and a very special red wine vinegar aged in oak barrels. Kirigin will offer the group special discounts on wine purchases.
Third stop: Solis Vineyard
Style: An established Gilroy winery on the historic former Spanish land grant, "Rancho de Solis", with estate vineyards framed by rolling hills.
What: A full tasting of Solis wines. Solis makes a nice variety of wines including Merlot, Sangiovese, Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon, and a red Meritage-type blend.
Special bonus: a $5 discount coupon toward wine purchases
Posted By: South Bay Wine Tours