KAPALUA, MAUI, HAWAII — The perfect pairing of swirling wine glasses and dancing taste buds reunite once again for the ultimate celebration of culinary excellence at the 31st Annual Kapalua Wine & Food Festival, June 8 – 10, 2012, at Kapalua Resort. During the festival, kamaaina can reserve a one-bedroom Gold Villa with a partial ocean view starting at just $239 per night. Other villa categories are also available at discounted Hawaii resident rates for stays between June 6, 2012 and June 11, 2012 by mentioning Kapalua Wine & Food Festival when booking online at 808-665-9137 or email at email@example.com.
Every year our guests look forward to this annual event and fly in from around the world to sample the delicious cuisine, sip exquisite beverages, and enjoy the scintillating company, said Dina McCallion, director of sales – Maui, Outrigger Hotels and Resorts. But you dont need to fly in from halfway across the world to take advantage of our comfortable, well-appointed Villas. Kamaaina can also take advantage of The Kapalua Villas Maui and stay and play close to all the dining delights.
Kapalua Resorts Kapalua Wine & Food Festival currently Hawaiis longest-running and most prestigious wine and food festival will celebrate the theme of Lucky Live Hawaii with culinary masterpieces and exquisite wines that embrace all things Hawaii. The festival brings together several of the worlds top winemakers, master sommeliers, celebrated chefs and industry insiders at exceptional wine tastings, gourmet cooking demonstrations and festive gala functions at Kapalua Resort.
Kicking off the weekend, the festival golf tournament will give guests the opportunity to enjoy a scenic game of golf with winemakers and speakers followed by a complimentary awards luncheon. Throughout the rest of the filling weekend, participants can enjoy their favorite signature events such as The Grand Tasting, which leads festival goers palates through a whirlwind experience of rare wines originating in various regions and climates around the world. A multitude of new seminars will be available to attend throughout the weekend, including Pinot Superstars, Organic Vines make Better Wines, and Viva Espana! A Tasting of premium Spanish Wines, which will offer participants the chance to dive deep into the culture and tastings of Spanish wines led by the youngest ever Master Sommelier, Patrick Okubo. The weekend culminates with the always-popular Kapalua Seafood Festival, a mouth-watering grand finale featuring dishes from Maui top chefs, live entertainment and fine wine selections.
The Kapalua Wine & Food Festival four-day festival pass–which includes all events with the exception of the Festival Golf Tournament–is available to kamaaina for a special rate of $550 per pass. Individual ticket prices for kamaaina start at $35 for select events. For more information or to purchase tickets, please call 808-665-9160 or visit www.kapaluawineandfood.com.
With its selection of comfortable condominiums, The Kapalua Villas Maui offers the experience of a home away from home with the enhanced splendor of being on vacation. Spacious one-, two- and three-bedroom options are equipped with full kitchens, laundry services and private lanais allowing guests to whip up a light breakfast or simple lunch to save room for an evening filled with sweets and treats.
For reservations or information, call your preferred travel professional or The Kapalua Villas Maui at 1-800-545-0018 within the U.S., Guam and Canada. Elsewhere call (808) 665-9137 (long distance charges apply). For online information or reservations, log on at www.kapaluavillas.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org.