Next up in the Monettes Artisan Winemaker Series on Hawaii Island is dinner with Ron Melville of Knights Valley, Sonoma County Melville Vineyards on Tuesday, May 3. The family-owned winery was founded in 1989 and its extraordinary Chardonnay, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon was soon in high demand by collectors and aficionados of fine wine everywhere!
Today, the family also grows outstanding Pinot Noir and Chardonnay in the Santa Ynez Valley in Santa Barbara County – one of California’s emerging appellations respected for these cool climate varietals.
The dinner is presented at Monettes Artisan Fish and Steak Restaurant at the legendary Mauna Keach Resort on Hawaii Island’s spectacular Kohala Coast. Chef Matthew Zubrod has created a tantalizing spring tasting menu to pair with Melville Chardonnay, Viognier, Pinot Noir and Syrah.
The sunset reception and dinner is priced at $95 per person; tax and gratuity additional. For menu details and reservation availability, please phone 808.443.2850.
Monettes Artisan Fish and Steak Restaurant, the first modern American steakhouse to open on the Big Island of Hawaii, is an elegant, hip and contemporary addition to island fine dining.
Complementing its Wine Spectator awarded cellar, the restaurant features house-cut prime steaks, Colorado lamb, fresh-caught fish from off shore waters, and seasonally fresh specialties from locations throughout the world – think Italian white truffles, New Zealand wild salmon and other delicacies.
Located at the acclaimed Mauna Kea Beach Resort on the island’s spectacular Kohala Coast, Monettes was created by the Monette brothers, Chef Mark and front of the house extraordinaire Scott, owners of the award-winning Flagstaff House Restaurant in Boulder, Colorado. Their Big Island fine dining venue carries on the family’s tradition of great food and wine in an unforgettable setting.
Visit www.monettes. com for more details.