Annual Kapalua Wine and Food Festival

Annual Kapalua Wine and Food Festival
Saturday, Jun 10, 2023 at 11:00am
Various Venues in Kapalua, HI 96761

An International Tribute To Premier Wines & Culinary Delights

Join us for the 42nd annual Kapalua Wine & Food Festival at the award-winning Kapalua Resort.

This annual ‘migration’ brings together oenophiles, gourmands, and enthusiasts of the good life to celebrate, learn and experience the finest culinary trends and viniculture.


Ladies of the West
Interactive Tasting Seminar – 11 am | The Ritz-Carlton Maui, Kapalua  |  $150

Top winemakers in the west showcase their diverse selection of wines from Napa Valley, Sonoma Coast and Santa Barbara County. The ladies will share their wines, along with stories and highlights from their respective wine industry journeys.

Kristy Melton/Freemark Abbey
Cleo Pahlmeyer/Wayfarer
Kathy Joseph/Fiddlehead Cellars

California Dreamin’
Interactive Tasting Seminar – 2 pm | The Ritz-Carlton Maui, Kapalua  |  $150

Presenting gifted winemakers and their amazing stories from a few of California’s favorite regions. These Rock Stars of the wine world highlight great wines and great history from their wineries:

Greg Brewer/Brewer-Clifton, Diatom, Ex Post Facto
Jeff Stewart/Hartford Court
James Ontiveros/Ranchos de Ontiveros & Native 9


Grand Tasting Gala
6 pm-9 pm | Aloha Garden Pavilion – The Ritz-Carlton Maui, Kapalua  |  $325
5:30pm Pre-event Reception for Festival Passholders

Hosted by The Ritz-Carlton Maui, Kapalua – the beloved Grand Tasting returns in a more intimate and exclusive format. A limited number of guests will enjoy a selection of premium wines, cocktails by Beam Suntory, a selection of Kona Brewing Company beers, and entertainment by local favorite Nuff Sedd.

Featuring Kapalua Resort’s Family of Restaurants:
Banyan Tree • Cane & Canoe • Honolua Store • Merriman’s
The Planation House • Taverna - Sansei Seafood Restaurant & Sushi Bar

Special Friends:
Top Chefs Edward Lee, Kelsey Barnard Clark and Sheldon Simeon
Sushi Chef Tsukasa Okino • Hua Momona Farms • Petrossian Caviar - Kamado Catering Oysters Hawaii • Maui Cookie Lab - Maui Gold Pineapple Company
Benefitting Charity – UH Maui College Culinary Arts Program