During the past year Parallel participated in several events in Napa Valley, San Francisco, Park City, thoughout California and was honored to have recieve a “Double Gold” at the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition and also to have Parallel Cabernets invited to the Nationwide Tasting Panel Magazine “Double Gold” Tour

 



Congratulations! Your Double Gold winning entries, the 2010 “Fortune Teller” Parallel Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon and the 2009 Parallel Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon.


The Double Gold certainly indicates that these are special wines.  Double Golds are awarded only when all judges rate the wine as Gold.  


Chandler Moore, Director, San Francisco International Wine Competition

AUCTION NAPA VALLEY 2014  -  THE BARREL AUCTION

Hosted this year by the Historic Charles Krug Winery:

June 6, 2014 - St Helena, CA


BID ON: Barrel Lot of 2012 Parallel “Perserverance” Cabernet Sauvignon


Release Date: October 2015

Steady perseverance and committment to the creation of decadent Cabernet Sauvignon

Single barrel blend of Cabernet Sauvignon from three mountain Napa Valley AVAs

Opulent red fruit, round tannins and a rich mouthfeel

Winemaker: Philippe Melka


Mix and mingle inside the newly renovated, historic Redwood Cellar with 100 Napa Valley winemakers, taste coveted wine samples directly from the barrel and be part of the spirited bidding on these limited offering wines. The top ten bidders on each lot will secure a future release case of the wine they discovered and can now call their own.


Outside on the tree-shaded grounds, the Marketplace extravaganza features dozens of wineries pouring their current release wines served alongside treats from the region’s most acclaimed restaurants and food purveyors. This is also your chance to preview the extraordinary lots that will be offered in the Live Auction on Saturday.


EMAIL:  val@parallelwines.com

http://auctionnapavalley.org/wine-auction/event-schedule.aspx





Vintner Dinner at St Regis - Deer Valley:

February 6, 2014 - Deer Valley, Park City, UT


The classic dishes of Chef Jean-George VonGerichten's J&G Grill paired with wines from Lail, Parallel and Vineyard 29 - conducted by famed Auctioneer and St Regis Wine Ambassador, Ursula Hermacinski.  Meet the Vintners and acclaimed winemaker  Philippe Melka


For Reservations and more information, contact Catherine Johnson at 435-940-5737



Olympic Opening Ceremonies Party at St Regis - Deer Valley:

February 7, 2014 - Deer Valley, Park City, UT


Enjoy the Opening Ceremonies of the 2014 Winter Games from Sochi, Russia in the comfort of the beautiful St Regis Deer Valley.  Join members and former medal winners from the U S Ski and Snowboard Teams.  Meet the Vintners while feasting on a buffet of Olympic proportions, paired with the wines of Lail, Melka, Parallel and Vineyard 29.

Proceeds Benefit the US Ski and Snowboard Teams

For more information and Reservations, contact Mac MacQuoid

EMAIL:  mac@parallelwines.com


San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition Public Tasting:

February 15, 2014 - San Francisco, CA

Parallel is honored to have received a highly coveted Double Gold Medal for the Parallel 2010 “Fortune Teller” Napa Valley Cabernet and a Silver medal for the Parallel 2010 Napa Valley Cabernet.  Both of these wines will be presented on February 15th at Fort Mason . This is an opportunity to explore Parallel’s extraordinary Cabernets.

http://winejudging.com/public_tasting

EMAIL:  mac@parallelwines.com


Family Winemakers:

March 9, 2014 - Pasadena, CA

All of the Parallel Partners love Family Winemakerso.  We will be participating for the 9th consecutive year.  Look for partners to be on hand and personally be pouring our new releases for you. This is an opportunity to explore Parallel’s extraordinary Cabernets and Chardonnay.

http://www.familywinemakers.org/tastings/tastings.cfm

EMAIL:  mike@parallelwines.com



Red, White & Snow Annual Food & Wine Festival:

March 6 to 8, 2014 - Deer Valley, Park City, UT

Benefitting The National Ability Center

For more information

EMAIL:  mac@parallelwines.com

www.redwhiteandsnow.org




25th ANNUAL CULINARY EVENING WITH THE CALIFORNIA WINEMASTERS

FOOD & WINE GALA AT WARNER BROTHERS STUDIOS:

May 17, 2014 - Los Angeles, CA

Benefitting the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

For more information

EMAIL:  val@parallelwines.com

http://californiawinemasters.org/main_event.html



AUCTION NAPA VALLEY 2014  -  THE BARREL AUCTION

Hosted this year by the Historic Charles Krug Winery:

June 6, 2014 - St Helena, CA


BID ON: Barrel Lot of 2012 Parallel “Perserverance” Cabernet Sauvignon


Release Date: October 2015

Steady perseverance and committment to the creation of decadent Cabernet Sauvignon

Single barrel blend of Cabernet Sauvignon from three mountain Napa Valley AVAs

Opulent red fruit, round tannins and a rich mouthfeel

Winemaker: Philippe Melka


Mix and mingle inside the newly renovated, historic Redwood Cellar with 100 Napa Valley winemakers, taste coveted wine samples directly from the barrel and be part of the spirited bidding on these limited offering wines. The top ten bidders on each lot will secure a future release case of the wine they discovered and can now call their own.


Outside on the tree-shaded grounds, the Marketplace extravaganza features dozens of wineries pouring their current release wines served alongside treats from the region’s most acclaimed restaurants and food purveyors. This is also your chance to preview the extraordinary lots that will be offered in the Live Auction on Saturday.


EMAIL:  val@parallelwines.com

http://auctionnapavalley.org/wine-auction/event-schedule.aspx



Upcoming Events for 2014

                                                                                                                      Meet the Parallel Partners at all Events

                                                                                                                      Enjoy Parallel and Other Top Wines

                                                                                                                      Sample Cooking by Top Chefs

                                                                                                                      Score Awesome Auction Items.....