Tropical paradise and gourmet adventures – what could a foodie wish for? This March, Four Seasons Resort Maui is hosting an epicurean event filled with top chefs, master sommeliers and world-class vintners – and you’re invited.
Taking place in five-star paradise from March 1-3, this exciting three-day event will bring wine and food lovers together to celebrate all things indulgent.
From masterclasses to extraordinary dinners served under the sky, this festival will offer gourmands the chance to experience outstanding cuisine in idyllic surroundings.
No epicurean event could be complete without top chefs. 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.
Here’s a taste of what’s on offer:
1 Masterclasses: Friday, March 1
Start the fun with a selection of wine tastings and lively discussion moderated by sommeliers, rare vintages and sunset views. 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
- Louis XIII Cognac
2 Elite Wine Dinners: Friday, March 1
Indulge with intimate under-the-stars dinners, featuring 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.
3 Glassology: Saturday, March 2
Resort Manager Martin Dell conducts a Riedel-certified glass tasting experience, leading guests through a hands-on experience where they discover how glass shape, density and size affects taste.
4 200th Anniversary Celebration with Champagne Billecart-Salmon: Saturday, March 2
Guests will enjoy eight cuvées, including rare vintages, at family-owned champagne house Billecart-Salmon’s 200th anniversary set in the Resort’s palatial Presidential Maile Suite.
5 Oceanfront Gala: Saturday, March 2
Twenty-seven world-renowned wine producers, Casa Dragones luxury artisanal tequila and innovative fresh local cuisine from Executive Chef Craig Dryhurst and all celebrity guest chefs will delight guests at the grand tasting event.
Guests will mix and mingle with visiting vintners and master sommeliers, as well as the Resort’s robust staff of more than 20 sommeliers.
6 Brunch & Bubbles
Sunday, March 3
The weekend concludes with a lavish brunch featuring the best Champagne houses in the world and Italy’s top prosecco producer Bisol. Champagne producers include Dom Pérignon, Krug, Moët & Chandon, Ruinart, Veuve Clicquot, Taittinger, and Billecart-Salmon. Hic.
When: 1 – 3 March 2019
How: Book Wine & Food Classic package to bring the adventure to life. To find out more or purchase single tickets, phone 808 874-8000 or visit www.fourseasons.com/mauiclassic.