Take a Hike . . . with Mike Monroe: Swap stories of Italian foods, recipes and tour Hecker Pass Winery

By |2019-04-24T07:20:41-07:00January 13th, 2019|Wine and Dine|

Published in the January 16 - 29, 2019 issue of Morgan Hill Life Photo by Robert AiroldiCarlo Fortino, left, and his father Mario Fortino, who founded Hecker Pass Winery. One of my family traditions during [...]

Take a Hike … with Mike Monroe – Learn about the history of Hecker Pass Winery on Saturday stroll

By |2019-04-24T07:12:30-07:00October 18th, 2018|Wine and Dine|

Published in the October 24 - November 6, 2018 issue of Morgan Hill Life La Vigna Conference Center at Hecker Pass Winery Call it serendipity, or a remarkable discovery of new associations since my original [...]

More than 80,000 attend 40th Annual Gilroy Garlic Festival in July

By |2019-04-23T23:12:48-07:00August 24th, 2018|Wine and Dine|

Three days of cooking competitions were a big hit with attendees Published in the August 15 - 28, 2018 issue of Morgan Hill Life Photo courtesy Gilroy Garlic Festival * Six-year-old Addyson Dell, left, with her [...]

Take a Hike . . . with Mike Monroe – Learn about the region’s viticulture history with talk at Solis Winery

By |2019-04-23T23:13:40-07:00August 24th, 2018|Environment, Wine and Dine|

Published in the August 29 - September 11, 2018 issue of Morgan Hill Life riting about our local landscapes is such a joy! As a story in the Morgan Hill Times and San Martin News from 1971 [...]

Gilroy Garlic Festival – Showdown spotlights local chefs’ culinary creativity

By |2019-04-23T23:11:53-07:00August 10th, 2018|Uncategorized, Wine and Dine|

Rebekah’s Carlos Pineda defends his championship title with a dish that includes prunes and plums Published in the August 15 - 28, 2018 issue of Morgan Hill Life By Clairey Yang Photo courtesy Gilroy Garlic FestivalRebekah [...]

Main story – Willard Hicks opens to fanfare in downtown Morgan Hill

By |2019-04-23T23:11:14-07:00July 27th, 2018|Wine and Dine|

Owners Molly and Marcus Adams plan to open three sister restaurants in the next several months Published in the August 1 - 14, 2018 of Morgan Hill Life Photo by Marty CheekFrom left, bartender Victor Valencia, [...]

Nonprofit profile – Get ready to see pro chefs cooking with garlic

By |2019-04-23T23:10:57-07:00July 13th, 2018|Wine and Dine|

Chefs of all ages to compete in Gilroy Garlic Festival cook-offs Published in the July 18 - July 31, 2018 issue of Morgan Hill Life By Donna Lane Photo courtesy Gilroy Garlic Festival * The cook-off [...]

Your Wine . . . with Rachel Traylor Gratale – Sarah’s Vineyard winemaker left high-tech to grow Hecker Pass grapes

By |2019-04-23T23:10:55-07:00June 29th, 2018|Wine and Dine|

Tim Slater, who took over in 2001, produces quality Burgundy at his dog-friendly winery Published in the July 4 - July 17, 2018 issue of Morgan Hill Life By Rachele Traylor Gratale Photo by Rachele TraylorSarah's [...]