Sean Fitzharris pouring Chonk Beer. Photo by Robert Eliason.

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Eat, Drink, Savor: Brewery Twenty Five’s newest beers celebrate apricots, raspberries and cats

Promoting San Benito County is second nature for owners Fran and Sean Fitzharris.

Ana Ramos-Aguilera with Cotton Candy ice cream. Photo by Robert Eliason.

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Eat, Drink, Savor: La Michoacana Paleteria adds even more amazing flavors

The Hollister ice cream parlor innovates as it maintains its high quality and fresh ingredients.  

Carlos Hernandez. Photo by Robert Eliason.

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Eat, Drink, Savor: Heavenly Bakery lives up to its name with truly divine desserts

Trained in Mexico and South Carolina, Carlos Hernandez bakes with balance and sophistication.

Frank Sanchez and Chuck Frowein. Photo by Robert Eliason.

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Eat Drink Savor: Taking in a second round of Grillin & Chillin beers

Brewer Frank Sanchez and owner Chuck Frowein show their mastery of the craft.

Mike Waller at Calera Wine Company. Photo by Robert Eliason.

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Eat, Drink, Savor: Calera Wine Company’s five new releases

Winemaker Mike Waller offers his insights into the vineyards, the process, and the wines.

Alex DeLeon at Mad Pursuit Brewing Co. Photo by Robert Eliason.

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Eat Drink Savor: Mad Pursuit selection includes anniversary beer

The Hollister brewery celebrates its first year in business on July 2.

Al Guerra in his vineyard. Photo by Robert Eliason.

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Eat, Drink, Savor: Wine tasting and music return to Guerra Winery

Its tasting room and amphitheater are Hollister summer highlights.

Rachel Molatore and Charis Neves. Photo by Robert Eliason.

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Eat, Drink, Savor: Taylor Farms’ salad kits feature our local produce

This nationally popular product line and its nearly 30 different chopped salad kits, make mealtime easier and healthier.

Grant Hughes at Bertuccio's. Photo by Robert Eliason.

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Eat, Drink, Savor: Bertuccio’s Market is the fresh taste of San Benito County

The store offers a curated collection of locally grown and processed foods.

Mirjana Tomas with her cookies at the Windmill Market. Photo by Robert Eliason.

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Eat, Drink, Savor: Mama’s Morsels brings Old World treats to San Juan Bautista

Mirjana Tomas shares her Croatian heritage with her customers.

Kristina Hastings. Photo by Robert Eliason.

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Eat, Drink, Savor: Bliss Blendz highlights healthy and flavorful smoothies

Owner Kristina Hastings continues to find the perfect combinations.

Cory Waller at Eden Rift. Photo by Robert Eliason.

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Eat, Drink, Savor: Barrel tasting with Cory Waller of Eden Rift Vineyards

An afternoon of sampling the wine before it becomes The Wine.

Ryan Stirm of Stirm Wine Co. Photo by Robert Eliason.

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Eat, Drink, Savor: The historic and eclectic varietals of Stirm Wine Co.

Aromas winemaker Ryan Stirm perfects his craft as he builds his vineyard.

Michelle Doty at Windmill Market. Photo by Robert Eliason.

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Eat Drink Savor: That Garlic Stuff is right for any meal

A business grows from the seeds of an all-purpose family recipe.

Jessica Foust of Foustman's Salami. Photo by Robert Eliason.

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Eat Drink Savor: Foustman’s Salami packs a lot of flavor into its varieties

Business has steadily grown for the San Juan Bautista-based company since it was founded in 2017.