‘Aipono Award-winning restaurant Gannon’s, A Pacific View Restaurant will be hosting an ‘Aipono Wine Dinner on August 20, 2011 at 7:00pm.
The ‘Aipono Wine Dinner Series is an ongoing benefit for the Maui Culinary Academy. Maui No Ka ‘Oi Magazine partners with Chambers & Chambers to bring the industry’s top winemakers to six ‘Aipono Award-winning restaurants. Partial proceeds from the event go directly to the Maui Culinary Academy for general funding and student scholarships.
The 5-course dinner will feature wine pairings from Torbreck Vintners of the Barossa Valley, Australia–one of Australia’s oldest wine regions.
The cost is $95 per person (plus tax and gratuity). Reservations are necessary and seating is limited. Call Gannon’s at 875-8080 for reservations. Gannon’s is located at the Wailea Golf Course, 100 Wailea Golf Club Drive, Wailea, Maui. Visit gannonsrestaurant.com for more information.
‘AIPONO WINE DINNER MENU & WINE PAIRINGS
ONO CRUDO (2011 Woodcutters Semillon)
with cucumber, lime, jalepeno, kukui nut & herbs
A STUDY IN HEARTS OF PALM (2009 Roussane Marsanne Viognier)
hearts of palm three-ways: summer roll, roasted & scallop
TEA SMOKED DUCK BREAST (2008 The Steading)
with breadfruit gnocchi, white truffle/thyme butter, herbs grande
ASIAN-STYLE BUFFALO RIBEYE (2010 Woodcutters Shiraz)
slow braised served with roasted garlic and Humbolt Fog timbale, Hamakua mushroom melange