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morgan hill c ellars established 1913 tasting room gift shop event venue garden patio Tuesday - sunday 10am - 5pm Come visit our tasting room and browse our lovely gift shop While sipping our delicious wines 408-779-7389 1645 San Pedro Avenue Morgan Hill, California Chiala continued from page 23 “My sons are expanding the business, building a new facility in Hollister that will be surrounded by a farm,” George said. “With eight grandchildren, I think we can hope for a fourth generation of farmers, I think we’re putting the building blocks in place to make this a possibility.” George and Alice are equally proud of their daughters, who have also applied their talents in the business over the years, Nicole is a graphic designer who has worked with Apple and Wired Magazine. Christy and her husband own Terrapin, a Silicon Valley computer networking company. “George Chiala Farms has experienced incredible growth due to George’s foresight,” said Scheer. “And yet you couldn’t find a more humble man. It is hard to do him justice with words on paper. There is something in his presence— strength, gentleness, humility, care—that can only be experienced by interacting with him.” Chiala will be honored by Leadership Morgan Hill with the 2014 Leadership Excellence Award on Saturday, July 12, 2014 at Castillo’s Hillside Shire Winery. The event will include dinner and entertainment, an auction and a tribute to George and his family. S P R I N G 2 0 1 4 M O R G A N H I L L T O D A Y 31