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Drift Café

Mission Beach: HALL/WALT/BACA 5-Course Wine Dinner w/Erin Hamada-Bigelow + Chef Erin Sealy Wed. 1/18

Don't miss our next event at our Coastal San Diego location, featuring fantastic selections from the HALL-WALT-BACA family of wines!

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Mission Beach: HALL/WALT/BACA 5-Course Wine Dinner w/Erin Hamada-Bigelow + Chef Erin Sealy Wed. 1/18
Mission Beach: HALL/WALT/BACA 5-Course Wine Dinner w/Erin Hamada-Bigelow + Chef Erin Sealy Wed. 1/18

Time & Location

Jan 18, 2023, 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM PST

Drift Café, 4652 Mission Blvd, San Diego, CA 92109, USA

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About the event

Don't miss an exciting evening featuring fantastic wines from HALL and WALT, as well as a Zinfandel from BACA!

For our January dinner at our coastal San Diego location, we're very excited to announce the return of HALL, WALT and BACA wines! We'll be featuring a fantastic line up of wines (completely different from our Spring 2022 dinner!) from HALL, WALT and BACA. This family of wines from founders, Kathryn Walt-Hall and Craig Hall focus on offering some of the finest selections of vineyards. While HALL focuses on Napa varietals and appellations, WALT and BACA are varietal specific, with a focus on Pinot Noir (WALT) and Zinfandel (BACA) from a variety of stellar vineyards. Erin Hamada will be joining us from the winery to pour wine and share the HALL/WALT family story. You won't want to miss this fantastic evening of wine, food and conversation! Discover more on these wines by visiting their websites: HALL Wines, WALT Wines, and BACA Wines.

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! Seating is limited. Please see below for additional dinner details and a registration link.

Wine + Dinner Menu:

2019 WALT Sonoma Coast Chardonnay

Whipped Ricotta in Phyllo Cups with Smoked Tomato Jam, Prosciutto and Micro Greens

2020 WALT Santa Rita Hills Pinot Noir

Sweet+ Spicy Broiled Salmon on Wild Mushroom + Thyme White Bean Mash Topped with Crispy Kale and Fennel Crema

2019 BACA "Home Base" Dry Creek Valley Zinfandel

Sicilian Pork Sausage + Caramelized Eggplant Puree Ricotta Filled Lasagna on Fresh Spinach topped with Arrabiata Rosso Sauce and Fresh Romano

2018 HALL Napa Valley Merlot

18+ Hour Slow Roasted Sage Stuffed Pork on Romano-Shallot Soft Polenta Topped with Sofrito Sauce, Blackened Portobello, Nutmeg Brie Cream, Crispy Onion and Minced Scallion

2019 HALL Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

Mustard + Spice Braised Brisket topped with Au Jus + Cabernet Reduction and Served with Mashed Purple Potatoes and Rosemary-Romano Braised Butternut Squash

Complimentary Dessert

5-Course Wine Dinner $85/person (Excludes Tax & 18% Gratuity)

The Upper Crust $75/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 chef@winepairsevents.com or 619.823.3541

For other events and Pop-Up Dinners with Chef Erin, please visit our website & calendar: https://www.winepairsevents.com/upcoming-events

FINE PRINT - PLEASE READ

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 experience, it is not a restaurant. A temporary kitchen is built to accommodate the dinner and resources are very limited. Minor changes can usually be accommodated. Diary Free and Vegan requests cannot be met, though reduced dairy and vegetarian typically can be met. Menu changes should be requested at least 48 hours prior to an event. Please DO NOT buy tickets with the assumption that any special request will be met, please check with us first. Please note that if you purchase tickets before inquiring about your modification, and it cannot be accommodated, the below cancellation policy still applies.

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, 6% of the ticket total is non-refundable, as these processors do not issue refunds for any reason.

About This Venue:

Drift Cafe is located in Mission Beach, on Mission Beach Blvd. Seating is indoors and is comprised of 2-8 top seating. Group seating of up to 10 people is easily accommodated, with advanced notice. All seats are standard table height. All chairs have backs and are comfortable. Parking can be a challenge in this area. Street parking is available, though difficult to find. There are 4 pay to park lots within 4 blocks of Drift Cafe: 4475 Mission Blvd, 4747 Mission Blvd, 4445 Mission Blvd and 875 Garnet Avenue. Ride share services or taxis are always recommended. Please be sure to note any special requests or seating requirements during your registration. If you did not do so, please be sure to email us BEFORE the event, regarding your requests. If you arrive early, there will be a by the glass wine list available to purchase from.

Tickets

  • 5-Course Wine Dinner $85/pp++

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

    $106.89
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  • Add On: Bottle of Sparkling

    `Arrive early and enjoy a 750ml bottle of chilled champagne/sparkling wine before the dinner starts. Please contact us regarding the current offering. Champagne/sparkling is only available by the bottle (750ml) and MUST be ordered at the time of purchasing tickets. Your bottle will be chilled prior to the dinner and will come with dedicated glasses (1 per seat in your reservation).

    $44.00
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