Kelly Been
May 24, 2017 | Kelly Been

Great Neighborhood Wineries in Gilroy


Santa Clara Valley the Up and Coming Wine Region You Should Visit


Hidden amongst Napa Valley and Paso Robles, Santa Clara Valley is a short drive from the tech central Silicon Valley. Now is the time to visit these Family Owned Wineries complete with views of the surrounding Valley hills.
Unlike Napa Valley, whose made a name for themselves internationally, Santa Clara Valley is just beginning to bloom. Daily tastings are available at most of the wineries, always check before bringing children or pets



The focus in this dry and sun-baked valley is on reds, from Gugliemo's 2013 Barbera to Fortino's 2014 Carignon the diversity in the wine making and varietals creates a unique tasting experience. But don’t fret white wine lovers over the summit of hecker pass the cooler climate provides this Valley with an amazing selection of white grapes. Sycamore Creek Winery has a crsip 2014 Viognier while Lion Ranch Winery has an estate grown 2014 Grenache Blanc and even here at Sunlit Oaks Winery our 2014 Moscato and light and refreashing.  

You may just discover the true origins of California’s Wild West, Wine Makers here love to take risks and stray away from traditional.


So plan a trip to Sunny Northern California and discover something new! 

The Best Way to Explore the Wineries of Santa Clara Valley - Is by taking in the natural beauty and Award Winning Wines of Santa Clara Valley’s Wine Trail. 
Just look for the Signs!






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