Kapalua Wine And Food Festival

Kapalua Wine And Food Festival

The Kapalua Wine & Food Festival 2024

A Celebration of Good Life and Fine Wines

Mark your calendars for June 6-9, 2024, as the much-anticipated Kapalua Wine & Food Festival makes a grand return at the award-winning Kapalua Resort. The weekend promises a delightful mix of culinary masterpieces, premium and rare wines, and a toast to the good life. Celebrity Chef Charlie Palmer, along with other industry luminaries, will join us to celebrate our Love for Lahaina.

A Unique Gathering of Food and Wine Enthusiasts

The festival is more than just an event; it’s a unique opportunity for culinary enthusiasts and wine lovers to delve into the latest culinary trends and the art of viniculture. With hours ranging from 10:00 AM to 9:00 PM, the festival provides ample time to fully immerse yourself in exploration and indulgence. Don’t miss out on this exceptional experience!

An Esteemed Culinary Festival

The Kapalua Wine & Food Festival has earned its reputation as one of Hawaii’s most distinguished wine and culinary festivals and one of the most respected nationwide. This prestige stems from the meticulous selection of participating wineries and celebrity chefs. They showcase their most reserved vintages and revered products, ensuring an unparalleled experience for attendees.

Festival Passes: Your Gateway to Exclusivity

Festival passes unlock a world of exclusive experiences. Pass holders gain access to all Interactive Wine Tasting Seminars, two Celebrity Chef Cooking Demos, and the Grand Tasting Gala. Additionally, they enjoy exclusive benefits like a VIP Reception with winemakers, preferred seminar seating, a commemorative gift bag, early entry to the Grand Tasting at 5:30 PM, and VIP Seating Access.

A La Carte Tickets: Curate Your Experience

For those seeking a truly customized experience, A La Carte tickets provide the perfect solution. With a wide array of options, you can handpick from a selection of Wine Tasting Seminars and the exquisite Grand Tasting Gala Evening Event to curate a personalized festival itinerary. Immerse yourself in the ultimate wine and culinary journey, tailored to your preferences and desires.

A Weekend Filled with Culinary Adventures

The festival begins on June 6th with the Passholders & VIP Aloha Winemaker Reception. The following day, June 7th, will offer Interactive Wine Tasting Seminars concentrating on high elevation cultivation and Broadbent’s European favorites. Ending with a four-course luncheon prepared by celebrity chef Maneet Chauhan.

Celebrating Paso Robles Cab Collective

On June 8th, immerse yourself in the world of wine at the Interactive Wine Tasting Seminar. This exclusive event showcases the Paso Robles Cab Collective, a non-profit consortium representing the finest wineries in the Paso Robles region. Indulge in a unique opportunity to sample and savor the most exquisite wines that Paso Robles has to offer!

Pigs & Pinot Hawaiian Style Winemaker Seminar & Cooking Demonstration Luncheon

The Kapalua Wine & Food Festival 2024 is delighted to host the popular “Pigs & Pinot Hawaiian Style” Winemaker Seminar and Cooking Demonstration Luncheon. This event is scheduled from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM at The Ritz-Carlton Maui, Kapalua – Ballroom on June 8, 2024. Celebrity Chef Charlie Palmer will be presenting this event, featuring signature dishes and wine pairings from Pinot Cup winners Mike Sullivan of Benovia and Dan Kosta of DK Wine Group.

Grand Tasting Gala: A Taste of the Best

On the same day, from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM at Aloha Garden Pavilion – The Ritz-Carlton Maui, Kapalua, the Grand Tasting Gala will take place. Sip a selection of premium and hard-to-find wines, handcrafted cocktails and mocktails, and taste the culinary artistry of Kapalua Resort restaurants. This walk-around tasting format is highlighted by specialty purveyors like Petrossian Caviar and local island-style music.

Sunday Morning Champagne & Caviar Special Club Seminar

Start your Sunday morning on June 9, 2024, with an interactive wine tasting seminar featuring Champagne & Caviar Special Club. From 10:00 Am to 11:30 AM at The Ritz-Carlton Maui, Kapalua – Ballroom, savor exclusive and rare caviar from the world-famous Petrossian label, expertly paired with Champagne Special Club Wines. Note, due to its popularity, this panel sells out quickly.

Celebrity Chef Maneet Chauhan: A Culinary Delight

Later that day, from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM, join Celebrity Chef Maneet Chauhan for a cooking demonstration and luncheon. Chef Chauhan will showcase cuisine from her four popular restaurants in Nashville. The four-course luncheon is paired with wines from Jean-Charles Boisset from Buena Vista Winery in Carneros, Mommessin, and Domaine Blanc de Cru Vougeot in Burgundy.

We invite you to be a part of an extraordinary weekend filled with unforgettable culinary experiences at the highly anticipated Kapalua Wine & Food Festival 2024! Get ready to indulge in a wide array of delectable dishes and sip on exquisite wines. Mark your calendars and stay tuned for the upcoming ticket release!

Supporting West Maui’s Fire-Affected Residents

The magnitude of the West Maui wildfire is heartbreaking and immense. Even in the face of this tragedy, we have seen an incredible spirit of courage and resilience as friends, neighbors, and even strangers come together to help one another rebuild their lives in West Maui. We urge you to join us today as we strive and support our fellow friends and family members who have been impacted by this recent fire.

How to Help

We can all contribute to the recovery efforts by making monetary donations to reputable organizations actively involved in assisting the fire-affected residents. Here are some ways you can lend your support:

Hawaii Community Foundation – Maui Strong Fund

The Maui Strong Fund, established by the Hawaii Community Foundation, provides immediate relief and long-term recovery support to those affected by the wildfires. Donations to this fund directly aid in rebuilding lives and restoring the community.

Maui United Way – Disaster Relief Fund

Maui United Way is working tirelessly to provide disaster relief to the fire-affected residents of West Maui. By donating to their disaster relief fund, you can help provide essential resources such as food, shelter, and support services to those in need.

Maui Food Bank

The Maui Food Bank plays a vital role in addressing food insecurity during this challenging time. Your donation can support their efforts in providing emergency food assistance to fire-affected residents, ensuring that no one goes hungry.

Maui Humane Society

The Maui Humane Society plays a crucial role in rescuing and caring for animals affected by wildfires. By donating to their cause, you can support their efforts in providing shelter, veterinary care, and rehoming services for displaced animals.

World Central Kitchen

World Central Kitchen is at the forefront of humanitarian relief efforts, responding swiftly to various crises that impact communities worldwide. World Central Kitchen’s Emergency Response Team mobilizes with a sense of urgency, cooking and delivering meals to those in need. WCK ensures that comforting meals reach survivors quickly and effectively. By contributing today, you help ensure that WCK can continue providing meals to those affected by the wildfires in Hawaii. Your donation will be utilized to source ingredients, coordinate logistics, and deploy chef-prepared meals to communities in need, bringing sustenance and relief during this challenging time.

Red Cross

Red Cross in collaboration with the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency (HIEMA), is taking swift action to aid displaced residents affected by the devastating Hawaii wildfires. Rather than congregate shelters, they are working towards temporarily relocating residents to hotels, providing them with a more comfortable environment while long-term plans are developed.

Ways to help:

  • Visit redcross.org: Head to the Red Cross website and follow the prompts to make a secure online donation.
  • Call 1-800-RED-CROSS (800-733-2767): Dial the toll-free number to speak with a representative who will guide you through the process of contributing.
  • Text REDCROSS to 90999: Send a text message with the word “REDCROSS” to 90999 to easily make a $10 donation.

Salvation Army

Salvation Army is working tirelessly to provide essential support to those affected. Their efforts include offering food, emotional assistance, and spiritual care to survivors who have been displaced from their homes. By donating to The Salvation Army’s disaster relief fund, you can make a meaningful impact on the lives of those impacted by the wildfires.

If you would like to contribute to The Salvation Army’s wildfire relief efforts, here are two ways to donate:

  • Visit the Donation Page: Access Salvation Army’s donation page to make a secure online donation.
  • Contact The Salvation Army directly at their Hawaii branch to inquire about alternative donation methods or to speak with a representative who can guide you through the process.

Joining Hands for West Maui

Every contribution brings us closer together and helps ensure that these families have access to vital resources as they work towards rebuilding their lives. By contributing to these organizations, we can help alleviate the suffering of the fire-impacted residents and aid in their recovery. Every donation, no matter how small, will make a meaningful impact.

Let us show them they are not alone;  let’s take their hands and be united because we can achieve so much more when we all stand together. Remember, the road to recovery may be long, but with our support, the residents of West Maui can emerge stronger than ever. Together, we can help rebuild lives and restore hope!