‘Wine on the Lanai’ Dinner Series Returns at Huggo’s

June 3, 2018, 2:00 PM HST
* Updated September 8, 10:57 AM
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The “Wine on the Lanai” summer fine dinner series pairing select wines with gourmet meals will return on Thursday, June 28.

Presented at Kona’s historic oceanfront restaurant Huggo’s, the dinner will feature a five-course meal paired with Sonoma California wines selected by Pat Okubo, the youngest Master Sommelier in North America.

Created by Huggo’s executive chef Albert Asuncion, the meal will include: amuse bouche paired with an Angeline sauvignon blanc, creamy risotto-chanterelle mushrooms, peas and parmesan cheese paired with a Sonoma Cutrer chardonnay, wild king salmon and avocado tower aired with a Red Car pinot noir, a Moroccan spiced rack of lamb with preserved lemon couscous and Trig Point cabernet sauvignon. The evening will come to a sweet close with almond florentine cups with wild berries and a Late Harvest sabayon and Sonoma Cutrer Late Harvest chardonnay.

Upcoming dates for Huggo’s Wine on the Lanai Summer Dinner Series are as follows:

  • June 28: Wine on the Lanai featuring wines from Sonoma;
  • July 26: Wine on the Lanai featuring wines from Italy;
  • Aug. 23: Wine on the Lanai featuring wines from France.

The dinner series is limited to guests ages 21 and older. Only 34 reservations are available for each dinner and can be arranged by emailing ma[email protected]. The cost is $100 per person plus gratuity; tax is included. For more information, visit


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