Want to schmooze famous winemakers such as Karl Wicka of Turley and Scott Shirley of Justin? How about guest culinarians such as the Food Network’s “Iron Chef” Cat Cora?

More than 40 top wine producers will be on hand today through Sunday to showcase their vintages at the 36th Kapalua Wine & Food Festival, the “granddaddy of them all.” So will celeb chefs at the oldest event of its kind in the country.

Evolving nicely like a fine Bordeaux, the event this year will flow from the Montage Kapalua Bay to The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua and other resort venues such as Merriman’s Kapalua, which will host the Sunset Social dinner Saturday on its oceanfront deck.

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