Thursday, July 29, 2010

Wine Tasting Coming to Roy's Hawaii Kai Aug. 11

On Wednesday, August 11, 6:30-8:30 p.m, Roy's Restaurant presents an evening with seventeen leading wineries from across the country at the flagship Roy's Hawaii Kai.

Held last year for the first time, and a great success, Roy's has decided to make the event an annual affair. The wine tasting, which is normally only open to industry professionals, will feature more than 90 labels. This is a rare opportunity for wine enthusiasts to experience some really great American labels.

Chefs from Roy's will create pupus. As reported by Honolulu Magazine, suggested menu selections include Frying Dragon Ahi Tartare, Hiramasa Poisson Cru, Grilled Szechuan Spiced Baby Back Pork Ribs, Kulana Beef, Shiso Pesto Scallops, Balsamic Marinated Lamb Tenderloin, Yuzu Pesto Shrimp Scampi Forks, Lup Cheong Dynamite Stuffed Oysters, Truffle Hamakua Mushroom Risotto Cakes, Duck & Foie Gras Sliders, Wild Boar Sausage, Crispy Chicken Potstickers, Lobster & Waimanalo Corn Pudding, Hot Iron Seared Misoyaki Butterfish and Cheese & Paté.

Participating wineries include:
Plumpjack Winery (Napa Valley)
Cade Winery (Napa Valley)
Domaine Serene (Willamette Valley, Oregon)
Duckhorn Wine Co.
Duckhorn Vineyards (Napa Valley)
Paraduxx (Napa Valley)
Goldeneye (Anderson Valley)
Miner Family Vineyards (Napa Valley)
Handley Cellars (Anderson Valley)
Selby Winery (Sonoma County)
Robert Biale Vineyards (Napa Valley)
Jeriko Estate & San Greal Winery (Mendocino County)
Bonny Doon Vineyard (“Earth”)
Paradigm (Napa Valley)
Truchard Vineyards (Carneros/Napa Valley)
MacRostie Winery & Vineyards (Sonoma County)
John Anthony (Napa Valley))
JaM Cellars (Napa Valley)
Landmark Vineyards (Sonoma Valley)
Vino del Sol

Price per person is $65, including tax and gratuity. The evening promises to be a memorable event for wine connisseurs and casual tasters alike. Call Roy’s Hawaii Kai at 808-396-7697 or e-mail for reservations.

As readers of this blog know, Roy's started in Hawaii Kai, and is one of our best-known restaurants. We have others though - plan on spending some evenings trying our eateries and looking at real estate while you are enjoying our Hawaii Kai lifestyle.

Barbara Abe, Realtor

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