The Kapalua Wine & Food Festival Returns for Its 43rd Year

Marek Mucha

The Kapalua Wine & Food Festival is an incredible showcase of Hawaii’s unmatched culinary delights at The Ritz-Carlton Maui, Kapalua Resort. The popular event will return for its 43rd year between June 6th and June 9th.

Several events will unfold throughout the festival, each offering something unique and exciting. The Grand Tasting Gala, the festival’s main highlight, will be at the Aloha Garden Pavilion on Saturday, the 8th. This unparalleled affair showcases world-class wines from prestigious regions worldwide, culinary masterpieces crafted by Lahaina’s most talented chefs, and live entertainment, including a performance by Jason Arcilla, former contestant of The Voice. 

This year’s lineup also features four Interactive Wine Tasting Seminars, including a Special Club Champagne and Petrossian caviar tasting. Also, attendees can enjoy celebrity chef cooking demonstrations and tastings, such as Charlie Palmer’s Pigs and Pinot Hawaiian Style and a four-course luncheon from Maneet Chauhan.

Tickets for the Kapalua Wine & Food Festival are available online, offering a range of options. Attendees can choose individual event tickets or select the comprehensive Festival Pass, which includes access to all interactive wine-tasting seminars, two celebrity chef cooking demos, the Grand Tasting Gala, and exclusive VIP functions and offerings for $1,225 per person.