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Steve and Dana Baldwin, from Morgan Hill, Matt Miller from San Jose, Christine Jenkins, from San Martin, Tim and Karen Havstad, from Morgan Hill, enjoy a 2010 Syrah at Solis Winery Gilroy locals, Nisa Ceballos, Shelly Ceballos, Annabel Williams, Maria Gomez, and Maribel Talavera SPRING PASSPORT WEEKEND Wineries of the Santa Clara Valley Jonathan Pena hands a 2013 Merlot barrel tasting to Ed Coleman from Austin, Texas Twice a year, the 24 member wineries that make up the Wineries of the Santa Clara Valley host a Passport Weekend. On March 28-29, with beautiful weather and new Wine Trail signs in place, the group hosted the Spring Wine Passport Weekend. An estimated 1,200 passports were sold for the Spring Passport Weekend. If you missed the Spring event, be sure to check the association’s website, santaclarawines. com, or the Gilroy Welcome center site gilroywelcomecenter.org for the Fall event. Or just follow Wine Trail signs. Most wineries are open seven days a week from noon until 5:00 pm. Audra & Terry Darwood, from Morgan Hill, enjoy a Merlot at Satori Cellars Holger Hoppe and Cinda George, from San Francisco, at Ross Vineyards and Winery Liz Falvey pours a glass of wine for Jessica Davis, from San Jose, at Guglielmo Winery Alejandra Perez, from Morgan Hill, left, and her cousin Martha Campbell, dance to the music of the Hack Jammers, members from left, Bob LaRochelle, Roman Sochan, Roberto Bayardo and Mark Sochan, at Satori Cellars G M H T O D A Y M A G A Z I N E MAY / JUNE 2015 gmhtoday.com 67