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Saturday, May 4, 2013 from 2-6 pm in Downtown Gilroy.

Do you like it red or do you like it white? Perhaps you are more of a sweet wine drinker or you sometimes like the full flavor dry wines. Gilroy Wine Trail is pairing up with the Best Western PLUS Forest Park Hotel in order to present the Gilroy Art and Wine Stroll. Divulge in the arts while enjoying your favorite tastes of delicious wines made right at the local wineries.

The Gilroy Art and Wine Stroll will be held Saturday, May 4, 2013 from 2 to 6 p.m. Tickets for the event can be purchased online at www.downtowngilroy.com or at other businesses participating in the Gilroy Art and Wine Stroll. Pricing is available but pre-sale tickets are discounted rather than if you are to buy them at the door.

This is one of the most exciting and relaxing events in the area, allowing visitors to bask in the glory of the beautiful California sunshine, strolling through wine country, sipping wine and taking in the talent of local artists. To miss this spring event would be a mistake because of the ability to interact with people and enjoy yourself on this pleasant stroll.

Upon arrival, for guests that are attending that have not yet purchased a ticket for the Gilroy Art and Wine Stroll, you will need to do that.  If you already have a ticket, you simply skip that step and go to check in. Guests to the Gilroy Art and Wine Stroll do not have to check in at 2 p.m. exactly but to make the most of the afternoon, it is advisable. Upon checking in, visitors will be given a wine glass and a wine stroll map.  After this, visitors are allowed to wander around the downtown area to check out the local artist creations and to stop at the various wineries to have a sample. Entertainment will also be included from local artists and musicians.

More than 15 wineries in the area are participating in the wine stroll and are welcoming visitors to come in for a taste of wine. Guests are welcome to ask questions and sample their choice of various wines from each winery. Many of these wineries are award winning and their wines are a local taste of heaven. Local wineries will have their array of wonderful wines up for sale too in case you find one that makes your taste buds tingle and it is a must to take home!

Everyone is out for a friendly and good time and this event is sure to be. In between stops at the wineries or checking out the amazing paintings, sculptures or listening to an amazing singer, you can find make your way into the shops that line downtown Gilroy. Many of these local shops offer extremely unique items to purchase and so will the artists.

Make this an afternoon of laughs, shopping, entertainment, artistry, and wine. After visiting the wineries and taking part in the Gilroy Art and Wine Stroll, end your evening by enjoying some delicious cuisine from one of the local restaurants. This will be an absolute must and the perfect way to spend your day.

*photo credit – downtowngilroy.com, Gilroy Dispatch

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