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La Costa Wine Co.

La Costa: Thiénot 4-Course Champagne Dinner w/Olivier Tonnerre & Chef Erin Sealy: Thur. 12/2

Don't miss this perfect holiday event featuring 4 different champagnes from Thiénot, plus dessert!

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La Costa: Thiénot 4-Course Champagne Dinner w/Olivier Tonnerre & Chef Erin Sealy: Thur. 12/2
La Costa: Thiénot 4-Course Champagne Dinner w/Olivier Tonnerre & Chef Erin Sealy: Thur. 12/2

Time & Location

Dec 02, 2021, 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM

La Costa Wine Co., 7750 El Camino Real MB, Carlsbad, CA 92009, USA


About the event

Don't miss this perfect holiday event, featuring 4 different Champagnes from Thiénot!

After a very lengthy construction, La Costa Wine Co. now has a new, functional parking lot and lovely patio! We'll be taking advantage of our warm fall weather, by hosting this dinner outside on the patio. The patio does have multiple heaters and is sheltered from western breezes. *Please note, in the event of rain, this dinner will be moved indoors. *Please note, in the event of rain, this dinner will be moved indoors.

For our December dinner, we're excited to announce the return of presenter Olivier Tonnerre, who will present selections from Champagne house, Thiénot! Thiénot is a family run champagne house, which started in 1985 by patriarch Alain Thiénot. This dinner will feature 4 champagne selections, including a very special vintage blanc de noir. Each selection will be paired with a dinner course, plus dessert. You won't want to miss this fantastic evening of bubbles, food and libations!

Each selection will be paired with its own wine inspired dinner course, prepared by Chef Erin Sealy. Chef Erin specializes in pairing food with wine, with a slightly different approach than most. Prior to creating a menu, each wine is tasted and reviewed and then she creates a food pairing, highlighting the nuances of each wine. This concept creates a dinner and pairing experience with layers of complexity and unique creations which exemplify the enjoyment of each wine. With a passion for food and wine, Chef Erin delights attendees with a detailed account of the pairing concept and cooking techniques that create each course. Expect a fabulous evening of wine, food and educational insights! Please see below for additional dinner details and a registration link.

Champagne + Dinner Menu:

NV Thiénot Brut

Steak Tartare with Shallot, Egg Yolk, Caper, Cornichon and Served with Black Truffle Olive Oil Dressed Arugula and Puff Pastry Crostini

NV Thiénot Brut Rose

Lump Crab + Shrimp Croissant Bread Pudding with Shitake + Leek Brandy Flambe. Topped with Lobster-Vanilla Cream Reduction and Fresh Chive

NV Thiénot Blanc de Blanc

Gouda Stuffed Chicken Breast Wrapped in Prosciutto and Topped with Herbed Panko and Chef Erin's Maple Bourbon Bacon Jam + Brie Cream Drizzle. Served with Wild Rice + Couscous Mélange and Haricot Vert in Lemon-Yuzu Beurre Blanc


2010 Garance Thiénot Blanc de Rouges

Savory Herbs de Provence Crepe with Minced Pork Loin, Dried Apricot, Leek and Wild Mushroom. Topped with Gruyere Mornay sauce and Served with Brown Butter Russet + Parsnip Puree

Complimentary Dessert

5-Course Champagne Dinner $100 (Excludes Tax & 18% Gratuity)

The Upper Crust $90/person (Excludes Tax & 18% Gratuity)

Upon successful registration, your provided credit card will be charged and you will receive an auto-confirmation email immediately. Please be sure to purchase a seat for every person attending. RSVPs are required for all events. Please use the link below to register. For any questions, please contact Erin at or 619.823.3541

For other events and Pop-Up Dinners with Chef Erin, please visit our website & calendar:


Though we cannot guarantee special requests for menu changes, please contact us (email/phone above) if you have any food allergies or special considerations and we'll do our best to accommodate! Please understand that this is pop-up exerience, it IS NOT a restaurant. A temporary kitchen is built to accomodate the dinner and resources are very limited. Minor changes can usually be acomodated. Diary Free and Vegan requests CAN NOT be met, though reduced dairy and vegetarian typically can be met. Please DO NOT buy tickets with the assumption that any special request will be met, please check with us first. 

There is a 48-hour full-refund policy. We apologize that cancellations within 48 hours of the event cannot be refunded.

Lastly, please note that your total cost for the dinner includes two processing fees that are collected by third parties and do not transfer to Wine Pairs Events. Instead of passing on these additional fees to customers, we have decided to absorb them. This however means that when a customer cancels a reservation, at any point, 5% of the ticket total is non-refundable, as these processors do not issues refunds for any reason.


  • 5-Course Wine Dinner $100/pp++

    Base price does not include 7.75% Sales Tax and 18% Gratuity. Ticket price at checkout includes both.

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