SummerFess 2014 has a little something for everyone to enjoy as we celebrate Fess Parker Winery’s 25th anniversary and the 50th anniversary of the beloved Daniel Boone television series. We hope to see you at one or all of these special events.
Kick off SummerFess aboard one of the world’s most luxurious catamarans known as The Channel Cat. Enjoy Fess Parker wines, appetizers and unique views of Santa Barbara and Montecito along with members of the Parker family, our winemaking team and a few “special guests.”
Guests will board at 5:30 PM at Sea Landing at the Santa Barbara Harbor and return to the dock by 8:00 PM
Tickets are $125 per person / $95 for Fess Parker Wine Club Members ~ Limited to 80 people
Please R.S.V.P. to Elaina at firstname.lastname@example.org or 1-888-877-3335 OR order tickets online HERE
Dress code: Be comfortable and dress in layers, flat shoes are recommended. For more information on the Channel Cat please visit www.channelcatcharters.com
Take a guided tasting tour down memory lane as we get reacquainted with past vintages, specifically Fess Parker wines that have scored 93 points or higher from the notable publications such as Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate, Wine Spectator and Wine Enthusiast magazines. The discussion panel will include Head Winemaker, Blair Fox, Winery President, Tim Snider and Winemaker Emeritus, Eli Parker.
2002 Bien Nacido Vineyard Pinot Noir 93 Wine Spectator (one of top CA Pinots of vintage) / 92 Wine Advocate
2003 Rodney’s Vineyard Syrah 93 Wine Advocate / 91 Wine Spectator
2003 Big Easy Syrah 93 Wine Enthusiast / 90 Wine Advocate
2005 Clone 115 Pinot Noir 96 Wine Enthusiast
2008 Bien Nacido Vineyard Chardonnay 96 Wine Enthusiast / 92 Wine Advocate
More wines to be added soon!
Ticket price $30 for Wine Club Members / Guest tickets $42 per person ~ Please R.S.V.P. to Elaina at email@example.com or 1-888-877-3335 OR order tickets online HERE
Bring your low profile beach chairs or a blanket and settle in for the evening on the lawn and under the stars! Food will be available to purchase from Georgia's Smokehouse, a local gourmet food truck specializing in Southern barbecue comfort food or try an artisan style pizza made by our very own Chef Barrett from our new Chicago brick pizza oven. Wine will be available for purchase by the glass.
Don’t rush off after supper now…Stick around for a gathering 50 years in the making. We are expecting several of the show’s stars including Rosey Grier, Darby Hinton, Veronica Cartwright & Barney Rosenzweig to be on hand to answer your questions and reminisce about the Daniel Boone show’s six seasons on NBC.
Tickets are $20 per person ($10 kids 12 and under) ~ Please RSVP to Elaina at firstname.lastname@example.org or 888-877-3335 OR order tickets online HERE
All profits from this evening’s ticket sales will be donated to Old Yeller Ranch Rescue. OYRR is a 501c3 dedicated to rescuing dogs that have run out of shelter time. The OYRR facility fosters dogs as an intermediate home until a forever home can be found for them. Visit www.oyrr.org for more information.
Fess was a firm believer that breakfast was the most important meal of the day, so join us for Brunch in the Rotunda of The Fess Parker Resort in Santa Barbara. The property’s talented culinary team will be serving up all of your breakfast favorites for you to enjoy while taking in fabulous views of East Beach and the Channel Islands.
Price per person is $24 + tax
Please join us in the Rotunda early as Rev. Roosevelt Grier will be offering a "morning message" starting at 9:30.
Join us at the LA Food & Wine Festival, we'll see you at the following events! Click HERE for more information or to order tickets!
Thursday 8/21 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Thursday night brings together chefs from Downtown, Westside, Hollywood and MidCity/Beverly Hills – to participate in the “Ultimate Bites of LA” walk-around tasting event presented by Chase Sapphire Preferred. Event guests will have the opportunity to sample dishes from several of the city's most exciting culinary neighborhoods – and vote for their favorite dish in a fun “People's Choice Awards” format.
Taste what the future has to offer! Take this unique opportunity to taste wine straight from the barrel with our Winemaker Blair Fox. We will be barrel tasting from our top barrel selections of Sta. Rita Hills-Ashley’s Pinot Noir, Bien Nacido Vineyard Pinot Noir & Rodney’s Vineyard Syrah in this one-of-a-kind sensory experience to showcase the quality and uniqueness that each barrel has. We will be bottling these wines as a new “Single Barrel” program in February 2015 and you will have the opportunity to purchase them on a “futures basis” the day of the event. Artisan cheese and meats will be available to try throughout the tasting.
Note: This event will sell out fast, so book today to make sure you don’t miss out!
Tickets are $50 per person - Wine Club Members Only Please!
The second of our Parker Picnic Series will be held on Saturday, September 27th. Dance the afternoon away enjoying music and delicious food from Georgia's Smokehouse, a gourmet food truck specializing in Southern Smokehouse BBQ. There is no cost to attend the Parker Picnic Series – wine & food will be available to purchase by the glass.
Come join us for a very special evening as we celebrate the 2014 grape harvest. Meet our Winemaker and enjoy a pinot noir barrel tasting, taste through our selection of single-vineyard and clonal pinot noirs, and enjoy a special Champagne toast to a successful harvest season! We will be cooking a pastured pig raised in the Santa Rita Hills specifically for this event by local farmer Jake O. Francis. The pig will be slow-cooked on the rotisserie and served family style along with freshly prepared seasonal side dishes to round out the meal. Make your reservations soon, as this event will sell out.
Tickets are $125 per person/$75 for Wine Club Members
Join us in our Estate VIP Barrel Room to enjoy a reserve tasting of our most sought after wines. This will be an intimate, detailed tasting of small-lot wines featuring our single-vineyard Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Syrah paired with artisan cheeses.
$20 per person/Complimentary for Wine Club Members
Dance the afternoon away to Country Heart, a local father daughter country duo coming to you from Lompoc California. Popularity ever growing in the Santa Ynez and Lompoc area's. Come support and listen too these two well seasoned country singers who are sure to keep you entertained! Chef Barrett will be making gourmet pizza with our Chicago brick pizza oven. Make the afternoon complete with a glass of Fess Parker wine to enjoy with great food & music!
No cost to attend ~ wine & food available for purchase
Attention all Wine Club Members!!! Save the date for our 16th Annual Release Day BBQ....more details to follow as we get closer to the event!