Published on : Thursday, December 20, 2018
Four Seasons Resort Maui invites wine and food lovers to join world-class vintners, master sommeliers and top chefs in Wailea this March 1-3, 2019. Developed in partnership with president and principal of globally-recognised Wally’s Wine & Spirits Christian Navarro, Four Seasons Maui Wine & Food Classic promises to deliver a weekend of events unlike any other.
“This event is exciting and unique, as it brings wine and food lovers together with winery owners, winemakers and winery dignitaries from around the world to spend three days together eating, drinking, and sharing paradise at Four Seasons Resort Maui, which has become one of the world’s leading wine destinations,” says Navarro, who has curated a list of nearly 30 preeminent wine producers. Headliners include Dom Pérignon, Krug, Opus One, Château Cos d’Estournel, Colgin, Harlan Estate, Biondi Santi, Maison Louis Jadot, Billecart-Salmon and many more. Acclaimed spirit producers Louis XIII and Casa Dragones will also join the weekend.
Celebrity guest chefs will be heading to Maui as well. Four Seasons Maui Executive Chef Craig Dryhurst will be joined by Michelin-starred chef Jason McLeod of CH Projects; Jason Fox of Michelin-starred Commonwealth; Top Chef star Jennifer Carroll of Spice Finch; Ryan Kluver of Wally’s Beverly Hills and Wally’s Santa Monica; and Peleg Miron of Spago Maui.
Event Schedule (details are subject to change):
Friday, March 1, 2019, 6:00-7:00 pm
Wine tastings feature lively discussion moderated by sommeliers, rare vintages and sunset views. Guests choose from one of the following:
Brunello di Montalcino Legend Biondi Santi
Napa Valley Superstars featuring The Mascot, Realm, Dana Estates, Sinegal Estate and Opus One
Louis Roederer Champagne & Roederer Estate: France vs. California
A Discovery of Pinot Noir featuring Williams Selyem, Kistler, Peter Michael, Joseph Drouhin and Maison Louis Jadot
Intimate under-the-stars dinners feature one of the top wineries in the world and a visiting celebrity chef. Following dinner, guests will enjoy access to an exclusive After Party at the Resort’s famed Serenity Pool featuring spectacular desserts by Four Seasons Maui Executive Pastry Chef Bruce Trouyet and Casa Dragones after-dinner cocktails crafted by the Resort’s Master Mixologist Ben Yabrow. Guests choose from one of the following:
Colgin Dinner featuring Chef Jennifer Carroll, hosted by Colgin owners Ann Colgin and Joe Wender
Harlan Estate Dinner featuring Chef Jason Fox, hosted by Harlan Estate director Don Weaver
Pio Cesare Dinner featuring Chef Jason McLeod, hosted by Pio Cesare seventh-generation winemaker Pio Boffa
Marciano Estate Dinner featuring Chef Ryan Kluver, hosted by Marciano Estate owner Maurice Marciano and winemaker Morgan Maureze
Château Cos d’Estournel Dinner featuring Chef Peleg Miron, hosted by Château Cos d’Estournel brand director Etienne Nantes.