Tour the Santa Clara Valley Wine Trail Around Morgan Hill

091817Photo1Santa Clara Valley wineries have a rich and interesting history, dating back to the 18th century. Native Americans named this region, “the Valley of the Heart’s Delight,” for the fertile lands found here. The Mediterranean-type climate and rich soils  make it ideal for growing grapes, early settlers were quick to seize upon the opportunity of ideal grape cultivation. If you didn’t make it to one of the magnificent Santa Clara Valley Wine Trail wineries over the summer, the end of the season does not mean the end of trips for wine tastings around Morgan Hill! In fact, make an entire weekend out of it and enjoy the Fall Passport Tour October 13th, 14th and 15th.

The Wineries of Santa Clara Valley are hosting this 21 and older spectacular wine tasting tour. Purchase a Fall Passport ticket, and you will receive a booklet, and get a stamp to remember each winery you visit. You will also receive a souvenir glass to take to each winery participating during the Fall Passport weekend tour. Your glass will get you up to four, 1-ounce tastings at each location.

Learn how these talented winemakers produce some of the world’s finest wines. Wineries participating in the Fall Passport are set to provide a variety of wine barrel samples, alongside special select wines, and other unique tastings. Some locations may also have discounted prices available just for the Fall Passport weekend. Add in entertainment and food, and you won’t want to miss this fun tour along the Santa Clara Valley Wine Trail. 

If you are not able to make it to the Fall Passport, check out this list of local wineries to plan your own visit. With a large number of wineries being around Morgan Hill, taking a weekend tasting tour of your own is easy to do, and makes for a great weekend outing. Many wineries continue with events well into the fall. Imagine the gorgeous views of the foothills as you sip your favorite local wine. So many local wineries feature award winning wines, that you cannot go wrong where ever you decide to enjoy a tasting.

If you are ready to discover what makes Morgan Hill such a great place to live, a tour of local wineries is a great place to begin. If you are ready to buy or sell a home, working with a local, experienced Realtor® is the ideal way to begin the process. I put my clients first; my goal is to work for you, so you can be happy with the results, including where you live. Please contact me, Stephen Theard, at (408) 472-0817 or to start your home buying or selling adventure today!


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