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Alara Cellars Aver Family Vineyards Calerrain Wines Clos LaChance Vineyards Open: 12- 5 p.m Open: 12-5 pm Open: 12-5 pm Open: 11 am - 4:30 pm Weekends Friday, Saturday and Sunday SUMMER HOURS Weekends Daily Founded: 2017 Founded: 2005 Founded: 2016 Founded: 2002 “Behind Alara Cellars was an inspiration to bring together my two loves--Wine and Fashion. Fashion can vary from being whimsical and fl irty to bold and provocative. This is also the case for wine. I craft my wine and direct the art of the fashion for a beautifully delicious show. - Vin à la Mode.” “At Aver Family Vineyards we strive to create wines of distinction that you will be proud to share with your family and friends.” “Our goal is simple; to explore California’s Coastal vineyards and discover how the vast and varying terrain can infl uence wine. Join the journey and enjoy wines crafted to bring delight and intrigue to your table.” “Clos LaChance is like Disneyland for adults.” 6500 Brem Lane Gilroy • 408.834.8828, alaracellars.com 2900 Soma Way Gilroy, • 408.203.8575 averfamilyvineyards.com Janu Goelz, Owner/Winemaker Most Celebrated Wine 2017 Grenache Blanc. This wine won Best of Show, Best White, Best of Class and a Double Gold at the 2018 Central Coast Wine Competition. It has aromas of pear, gardenias, and raw coconut with fl avors of toasted almonds, starfruit, lime and vanilla. It was barrel aged for 5 months with 33.3% New French Oak. 6500 Brem Lane Gilroy • 408.427.5680 calerrainwine.com John Aver, Owner/Vigneron Most Celebrated Wine Blessings, our fl agship wine, estate-grown Petite Sirah Future Plans We are constantly working to elevate the experience of our club members and guests, to expand our holistic farming practices, and to elevate the quality of our wines. Also we want to drive awareness that the Santa Clara Valley produces premium Rhône varietal wines. 1 Hummingbird Lane San Martin • 408.686.1050 clos.com Bill Murphy Founder/CEO Most Celebrated Wine Geoff Mace, Owner/Winemaker Santa Cruz Mountain Chardonnay is the fl agship wine and the number one selling wine. Most Celebrated Wine Future Plans 2016 Santa Clara Valley Cabernet Sauvignon Future Plans We are excited for the release of our Santa Lucia Highlands Pinot Noir this Fall. To grow the brand in the markets to include our newly released 94 point Rhone style wine “22 Pirates”. Future Plans Having just opened our tasting room doors in 2017, we are excited to bottle and release a mixture of new varietals. Some other future plans include hosting live music and fun events at The Stomping Ground. 70 GILROY • MORGAN HILL • SAN MARTIN AUGUST/SEPTEMBER 2018 gmhtoday.com