Savor the Magic: Maui's 2024 Kapalua Wine & Food Festival

Savor the Magic: Maui’s 2024 Kapalua Wine & Food Festival

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May 30, 2024
Savor the Magic: Maui's 2024 Kapalua Wine & Food Festival

The Kapalua Wine & Food Festival in Maui is a must-attend event that captivates food aficionados and wine enthusiasts from around the globe. Imagine savoring world-class wines and gourmet dishes crafted by celebrated chefs, all set against the stunning backdrop of Maui’s pristine beaches and lush landscapes. The 2024 edition promises an unparalleled gastronomic adventure.

This festival isn’t just about food and wine; it’s a celebration of culinary excellence. With an array of world-class wines, mouth-watering gourmet dishes, and insightful seminars, your taste buds will be on a thrilling journey. This year, the legendary Chef Charlie Palmer, along with other industry luminaries, will come together to celebrate the Love for Lahaina, featuring special guests and fundraising events throughout the weekend.

Don’t miss out on the Kapalua Wine & Food Festival: where exquisite dining meets breathtaking scenery. Head over to the Kapalua Ritz-Carlton for a weekend of indulgence, learning, and celebration!

The Return of a Beloved Event!

The much-anticipated Kapalua Wine & Food Festival is back at the award-winning Kapalua Resort from June 6-9, 2024! Get ready for a weekend of culinary delights and exclusive, hard-to-find wines on the stunning island of Maui. Indulge in luxury as you sample gourmet dishes prepared by renowned chefs and savor rare, exquisite wines sourced from top vineyards around the world.

Wine lovers indulge in every sip while mingling with fellow enthusiasts and connoisseurs! This event promises a delightful journey through the world of wine, enriching your appreciation for its nuances and complexity. Don’t miss out—find your way to this spectacular event with the Google Map link to the Kapalua Ritz-Carlton.

Festival Passes: Your VIP Ticket to Awesomeness

Festival passes are your golden ticket to an unforgettable experience! Dive into all Interactive Wine Tasting Seminars, enjoy two dynamic Celebrity Chef Cooking Demos, and indulge at the Grand Tasting Gala. But that’s not all! Pass holders get exclusive access to a VIP Reception with winemakers, front-row seats at seminars, and a fabulous commemorative gift bag. Plus, early bird entry to the Grand Tasting at 5:30 PM and premium VIP seating await you. Sip, savor, and shine like never before!

A La Carte Tickets: Customize Your Adventure

À la carte tickets offer a bespoke festival adventure! Pick your favorite Wine Tasting Seminars and the Grand Tasting Gala Evening Event, creating a tailor-made itinerary just for you. Dive into the ultimate wine and culinary escapade, perfectly matched to your unique tastes!

A Celebration of Culinary Excellence

Celebrity Chefs Charlie Palmer and Maneet Chauhan will headline the event with their unparalleled expertise and passion for high-quality ingredients. Their cooking demonstrations promise to be highlighted, showcasing their commitment to farm-fresh ingredients and innovative cuisine. Additional notable chefs will also present their culinary creations, making this festival a paradise for food enthusiasts.

Renowned Chef Charlie Palmer

Inspired by his childhood in upstate New York, Charlie Palmer has pioneered farm-to-table cuisine. His three-star restaurant Aureole earned 13 Michelin stars and two James Beard awards over 30 years. Palmer’s culinary excellence includes Charlie Palmer Steak NYC, Sky & Vine Rooftop Bar in Napa, and Dry Creek Kitchen in Sonoma County.

Distinguished Chef Maneet Chauhan

An award-winning chef and author, Maneet Chauhan is the founding partner and president of Morph Hospitality Group in Nashville. She received the 2012 James Beard Foundation Broadcast Media Award for her role on Food Network’s “Chopped” and the Augie Award from The Culinary Institute of America in 2022.

Chauhan’s culinary expertise spans restaurants like Chauhan Ale & Masala House, Tansuo, The Mockingbird, and Hop Springs, as well as cookbooks “Flavors of My World” and “Chaat: The Best Recipes from the Kitchens, Markets, and Railways of India.”

Wine Tasting Extravaganza

Indulge in an unforgettable wine-tasting adventure at the Kapalua Wine & Food Festival, where the world’s top vineyards unite! Each tasting is your passport to exploring a vibrant array of varietals, from crisp whites to bold reds, all set against the breathtaking backdrop of Kapalua. Uncover new favorites and ignite your passion for exceptional wines in this elegant and lively atmosphere.

Napa Valley Farming Focus – Oakville and the Two Mountains

Uncover the crème de la crème of Cabernet Sauvignon at the Interactive Wine Tasting Seminar. The Oakville AVA and its neighbors are basically wine royalty. Attendees will get to sip on top-notch wines from the Valley Floor vineyards in Oakville and the high-altitude stars from Pritchard Hill in the East to Mt. Veeder in the West.

Pigs & Pinot Hawaiian Style Winemaker Seminar & Cooking Demonstration Luncheon

Embark on a one-of-a-kind culinary adventure at the “Pigs & Pinot Hawaiian Style” Winemaker Seminar and Cooking Demonstration Luncheon! Join the acclaimed Celebrity Chef Charlie Palmer as he dazzles you with his signature dishes, perfectly paired with exquisite wines. Savor award-winning Pinot selections from the renowned Mike Sullivan of Benovia and Dan Kosta of DK Wine Group.

Regional Focus: The Paso Robles Cab Collective

Mark your calendars for June 7th and dive into the world of wine at the Interactive Wine Tasting Seminar! This exclusive event features the Paso Robles Cab Collective, a non-profit group representing the crème de la crème of Paso Robles wineries. Don’t miss this unique chance to sample and savor the most exquisite wines the region has to offer.

Global Wine Focus – Drink International

Explore a world of classic international wines at the Interactive Wine Tasting Seminar, “Global Wine Focus: Drink International!” Delve into vintages from both ancient and newer regions that are currently creating a buzz in the industry. Featuring insights from owner/winemakers from Bava in Piemonte, Italy, and Spy Valley in Marlborough, New Zealand, along with special treats from Lebanon’s highly acclaimed Chateau Musar presented by panelist and Master Sommelier Josh Orr.

The Grand Tasting Gala

Indulge in an unforgettable evening at the Grand Tasting Gala! Sip on rare and premium wines, handcrafted cocktails, and refreshing mocktails while savoring gourmet creations from Kapalua Resort’s finest restaurants. Stroll through the event, enjoying specialty treats from purveyors like Petrossian Caviar, all set to the backdrop of vibrant local island-style music.

  • Date: June 8, 2024
  • Time: 6:00 PM & 9:00 PM
  • Location: Aloha Garden Pavilion – The Ritz-Carlton Maui, Kapalua
  • Get your tickets here: The Grand Tasting Gala

Enjoy the Kapalua Wine & Food Festival from Your Luxury Home!

Picture indulging in exquisite wines and delectable dishes while basking in the comfort of your own luxury home in Maui. The Kapalua Wine & Food Festival offers an unmatched culinary journey, and having a beautiful home in this paradise means you’re always at the heart of the excitement. Don’t just attend the festival—live it every day with the elegance and convenience that come with a Maui luxury home.

Ready to elevate your living experience? If the idea of enjoying such events from your luxurious space sounds enticing, contact Roy & Betty Sakamoto to find your dream home in Maui. Make every festival a part of your lifestyle and invest in one of Hawaii’s most prestigious communities today.

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