Art & Wine Stroll This Saturday

Numerous businesses, artists and 15 Santa Clara wineries will be participating in this year's wine stroll.

The is back this Saturday, with 15 wineries, multiple businesses and artists participating for your sipping and shopping pleasure.

Attendees can enjoy the work of local and visiting artists—ranging from jewelry, paintings, cards, and works of clay, steel and wood—while enjoying music. A full list of participating artists and musical entertainment is available on the second page of the attached wine stroll event guide.  

Gilroy’s 9 Lives, Amoretto Boutique, Dragonfly on Fifth Coffee Roasting Company and Gilroy Antiques will be among the participating businesses, along with local wineries like Fortino, Guglielmo, Hecker Pass, and Kirigin Cellars. 

A ticket to Gilroy’s 2012 wine stroll buys you a wine glass, access to 15 pourings from Santa Clara County wineries and 10 raffle tickets.

Here are just a few of the items that will be raffled off:

  • Nimble Thimble: A handmade quilt valued at over $350.
  • Mango Street Kids: A "Mommy and Me" basket filled with locally made jewelry, headbands and other accessories valued at over $100.
  • Station 55: A $50 gift card.
  • Invoke Yoga and Pilates: A private yoga classes, group yoga and pilates classes.
  • Predator's Archery: A complete archery set and five lessons valued at over $280.

Tickets are $25 in advance or $35 at the door and can be purchased at the Gilroy Downtown Business Association office, located at 7780 Monterey St., at the Chamber of Commerce, the Gilroy Visitor’s Bureau or any of the participating wine stroll businesses.

Here are the participating wineries and businesses:

Participating Santa Clara County Wineries

  • Casa de Fruta
  • Clos LaChance
  • Creekview Vineyards
  • Fortino
  • Guglielmo
  • Hecker Pass
  • Jason-Stephens
  • Kirigin Cellars
  • Mann Cellars
  • Morgan HIll Cellars
  • Martin Ranch
  • Satori
  • Solis
  • Sycamore Creek Vineyards
  • Thomas Kruse

Participating Wine Stroll Businesses

Ashford’s Heirlooms, Bonfante Collision Center, Collective Past, Gilroy Arts Alliance, Gilroy Chamber of Commerce, Gilroy Demonstration Garden, Gilroy Garlic Festival Association, Gilroy Medical Supply, Invoke Yoga Studio, Leedo Gallery, Mango Street Kids, Pinnacle Bank, Pixley House, Predator’s Archery, Station 55, The Nimble Thimble, Gilroy Vacuum Center, 9Lives, Gilroy Antiques and Dragonfly on Fifth Coffee Roasting Company. 

What: 2012 Downtown Gilroy Wine Stroll

When/Where: Saturday, May 19, from 2 to 6 p.m. in downtown Gilroy on Monterey Street.

Price: $25 in advance and $35 at the door. 

For wine stroll updates, check out the Gilroy Downtown Business Association’s Facebook page. The wine stroll map highlighting the location of specific wineries and businesses can be viewed to the right of this article, or can be downloaded here.

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Tony Royal May 19, 2012 at 01:01 AM
Looking forward to attending this event!


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