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Thu, Dec 08


Drift Café

Mission Beach: Tour of Bordeaux 5-Course Wine Dinner w/Olivier Tonnerre + Chef Erin Sealy Thur. 12/8

Please join us for an evening of exceptional Bordeaux wines and holiday fare. This will be an exciting opportunity to try older vintage wines with our French wine expert, Olivier!

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Mission Beach: Tour of Bordeaux 5-Course Wine Dinner w/Olivier Tonnerre + Chef Erin Sealy Thur. 12/8
Mission Beach: Tour of Bordeaux 5-Course Wine Dinner w/Olivier Tonnerre + Chef Erin Sealy Thur. 12/8

Time & Location

Dec 08, 2022, 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM PST

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


About the event

Please join us for an evening featuring wines from Bordeaux, presented by French wine expert, Olivier Tonnerre!

For our December dinner, we're very excited to announce an exceptional lineup of wines from Bordeaux paired with holiday fare! We've selected a wonderful variety of wines that will showcase selections from the Right and Left banks of Bordeaux. We'll also feature quintessential Bordeaux offerings, Semillon and Sauternes to round out the dinner. Crowd favorite and French wine guru, Olivier Tonnerre will join us for the evening to chat about these stellar offerings and the Bordeaux region as a whole. You won't want to miss this memorable evening of wine, food and conversation from both Olivier and Chef Erin!

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:

2016 Chateau Rahoul Graves Blanc

Sauteed Calamari + Trumpet Mushroom in Lemongrass Beurre Blanc with Fresh Pomegranate and Micro Cilantro

2015 Chateau Grand Barail Lamarzelle Figeac St Emilion Grand Cru

Pork Scallopini on Country French Bread with Cranberry-Herb Compound Butter. Topped with Sage Reduction Drizzle and Arugula Salad

2016 Chateau Reysson Haut Medoc Cru Bourgeois

Herbs de Provence + Aged Balsamic Glazed Lollipop Lamb Chop with Edamame + Russet Mash and Wilted Greens in Sauce Tomat

2014 Chateau Belgrave Haut Médoc Grand Cru 

Deconstructed Beef Wellington: Prosciutto Wrapped Seared Filet Mignon Topped with Sherry-Chicken Pate Butter on Duxelles-Wild Rice and Puff Pastry Medallion. Served with Balsamic Glazed Brussels Sprouts

2019 Chateau Roumieu Sauternes

Duck Fat Shortbread topped with Gorgonzola + Fig Preserves, Toasted Walnut and Fresh Mint

5-Course Wine Dinner $95 (Excludes Tax & 18% Gratuity)

The Upper Crust $85/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 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.


  • 5-Course Wine Dinner $95/pp++

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

  • Add On: Bottle of Champagne

    `Arrive early and enjoy a 750ml bottle of chilled champagne before the dinner starts. Please contact us regarding the current offering. Champagne 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).




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