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S P E C I A L A D V E R T I S I N G S E C T I O N
DAZZLING NOTIONS THAT REFLECT
THE SPIRIT OF GIVING AND THE JOY
OF TOGETHERNESS THIS SEASON.
Wine & Gift Baskets
GUGLIELMO WINERY 1480 E. Main Ave., Morgan Hill, CA.
408/779-2145. guglielmowinery.com. Festive holiday events
flourish at Guglielmo, with a gift-buying extravaganza at the
winery’s 30th annual Christmas at the Winery Faire, Dec. 1–2
and Dec. 8–9 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Bring the whole family
to celebrate a yuletide tradition of wine tasting, gourmet
food sampling, hot mulled wine, carolers and more. A $10
admission fee each day includes wine tasting. The winery’s
charming gift shop is open through December and filled
with wine-themed gifts, customized gift baskets, hand-
painted ceramics and a large selection of gourmet food.
Guglielmo Winery also customizes wine labels to create a
DRAEGER’S MARKET Los Altos, 650/948-4425. Menlo
Park, 650/324-7700. San Mateo, 650/685-3700. A longtime
leader in specialty groceries, Draeger’s trumps the
traditional market with its high-quality domestic products
and imported foods from around the world. The fully stocked
deli and exceptional bakery provide a bounty of options
for just about any special occasion. During the holidays,
the store specializes in gourmet gift baskets—either predesigned
themed baskets or customized baskets to reflect the
particular tastes of a food lover on your list. Draeger’s also
provides its own professional catering service and runs a
well-established cooking school with classes taught year-
round by world-renowned chefs. Serving the Bay Area since
1925, Draeger’s truly is the neighborhood’s international
destination for grocery and culinary delights.
LE PAPILLON 410 Saratoga Ave., San Jose. 408/296-3730.
lepapillon.com. Le Papillon catering brings Silicon Valley’s
finest restaurant to your next special event. The area’s
culinary leader for more than 30 years, Le Papillon has consistently
been highly rated in the Bay Area by Zagat Survey.
The restaurant has perfected a culinary approach that is
very much of the moment: Portions are sensible, dishes are
colorful and architectural, and the season’s best ingredients
are always treated with care and respect. Executive chef
Scott Cooper specializes in customizing the cuisine to meet
your specific needs, creating visually stunning food that
takes center stage at all your special events and gatherings.
BY CAROLE BARROW