10 Reasons to Love California Wine

California is celebrated for its scenic beauty, laid-back lifestyle—and outstanding wines. Special thanks to the Wine Institute for compiling this great list of 10 reasons to celebrate California Wine Month this September! Read More


Cruise into Downtown Gilroy for Cool Cars, Food, Music and More!

At the Garlic City Car Show on Saturday, August 19th (from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm), up to 200 classic cars, muscle cars, antique tractors, big rig trucks, hot rods, and other vehicles will be on display along Monterey Street in downtown Gilroy. Read More


Luxury Travelers Crown Rosewood CordeValle as California’s #1 Resort Hotel

Congratulations to Rosewood CordeValle Resort in San Martin, California for being chosen by Travel + Leisure’s readers as the Best Resort Hotel in California. The resort received the highest overall score (98 out of 100) in a 2017 reader survey and outshone other luxury resorts in Napa, Mendocino, and throughout the golden state. Read More


Garlic Ice Cream: Love It or Hate It, You Simply Gotta Try It

For 39 years, the Gilroy Garlic Festival has attracted visitors from all over the globe for great garlicky food, live entertainment, exciting cooking competitions, and good old-fashioned family fun. Guests can choose from a variety of gourmet garlic dishes…from calamari and scampi to pasta con pesto and pepper steak sandwiches, and of course the ever-popular garlic fries and garlic bread. Read More


Record-Breaking Fun at Gilroy Gardens

Come to Gilroy Gardens Family Theme Park this summer to learn about the science of record-breaking—and even attempt to break some official world records yourself! The exciting GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS LIVE! show is now running daily at the Lakeside Amphitheater through August 14. Read More


Gilroy Celebrates Tourism – and You’re Invited!

The party is just getting started here in Gilroy, California! Read More


The Legend Of The Circus Trees Keeps Growing

The Circus Trees at Gilroy Gardens Family Theme park have delighted and intrigued visitors for years—and were recently featured by Visit California in this fun video about the state’s “Hidden Gems”: Read More


Raise a Toast to Spring During Passport Weekend

Hope you’ll plan to join us during the Wineries of Santa Clara Valley Spring Passport Weekend (March 17-19). Like a fine wine, this popular event gets better and better each year! Read More


Wineries of Santa Clara Valley Win Big (Again!) at SF Chronicle Wine Competition

The best-kept-secret in California wines may not be a secret much longer, as 13 different wineries in Gilroy and the Santa Clara Valley brought home 70 awards in the 2017 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition, the world’s largest competition for American wines. Read More


The GWC Staff Finds Our Flavor in Gilroy During California Restaurant Month

Since January is California Restaurant Month, we challenged everyone on our staff to try at least one restaurant in Gilroy they’d never visited before. Even we were surprised to discover how much variety Gilroy now has to offer—and we had a great time noshing our way through the town’s many delicious culinary destinations! Read More


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