Maui Food and Dining

Wine Dinner Features Duckhorn, Merry Edwards and Paraduxx Wines

August 5, 2015, 8:00 AM HST
* Updated August 4, 6:28 AM
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By Maui Now Staff

A dish from a previous Makena event. Photo by Vanessa Wolf

A dish from a previous Makena event. Photo by Vanessa Wolf

As August dawns, the Makena Beach & Golf Resort “says goodbye to summer with a indulgent six-course” meal.

Held next Saturday, August 15 in the resort’s Molokini Bar & Grille, the event will feature wines from Duckhorn Vineyards, Merry Edwards Winery and Paraduxx Wines.

The menu, designed by Chef De Cuisine Kurt Lesmerises and prepared alongside sous chefs Ben Henion and Todd Carlos, includes:

Amuse Bouche

Beggar’s Purse

Feuilles de Brick of Muscovy Duck Confit with Poha Berry Preserves and Boulard’s Calvados.


First Course

Merry Edwards Sauvignon Blanc, Russian River Valley 2013

Watermelon Three Ways

Kula Watermelon Goat Cheese Salad, Watermelon Gazpacho and Grilled Watermelon Wrapped in Prosciutto


Second Course

Duckhorn Vineyards Chardonnay, Napa Valley 2012

Bacon Eggs & Scallops

Seared Hokkaido Scallops, Candied Bacon Quail Eggs with Summer Peas


Third Course

Merry Edwards Pinot Noir, Russian River Valley 2013

Butter Poached Monkfish

Kumu Farm’s Carrot Puree, Broccoli Rabe, Fried Leeks and Morel Cream


Intermezzo Course

Chef’s Choice


Fourth Course

Duckhorn Vineyards Merlot, Napa Valley 2012

Filet Mignon

Triple Cream Brie Whipped Potatoes, Blistered Tomatoes, Seared Duck Foie Gras with Bitter Cherries and Smoked Butter


Fifth Course

Paraduxx Napa Valley 2011

Colorado Grass Fed Lamb

Sous Vide Lamb Loin, Creamy Polenta, Fava Beans, Mint Gremolata and Lamb Perigueux



Merry Edwards “Late Harvest” Sauvignon Blanc 2012

Maui Gold Pineapple Macaroon

Chablis, Chili and Vanilla Bean braised Pineapple with White Chocolate, Pastry Cream on a Coconut Macaroon


Starting at 6:30 p.m., the event features live entertainment and is offered at $125 per person, plus tax and gratuity.

Call 808-875-5888 for reservations.

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