Santa Clara County is mostly noted for being the heart of Silicon Valley. High Tech jobs and Apple Computer, as well as Google, Yahoo!, Norton, McAfee, Hewlett-Packard, Facebook, etc. Most people seeking a relaxing weekend will travel to "Wine Country" heading north to Napa, Sonoma or Mendecino Counties.
We have are own little wine region right here. Many tasting rooms are open and the product is award winning wines. Mostly located in south Santa Clara County in the towns of Gilroy and Morgan Hill, these vinters tend to produce to an international set of buyers.
Pay a visit. It is right in Silicon Valley's backyard.