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Thu, Jun 29



Long Table Dinner - Café Culture

Enjoy a Gourmet Dinner, discover world famous cafes that have changed the world and taste the wines that were consumed in them!

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Long Table Dinner - Café Culture
Long Table Dinner - Café Culture

Time & Location

Jun 29, 7:00 PM

Victoria, 1028 Blanshard St, Victoria, BC V8W 2H5, Canada


About the event


Learn how cafes have given birth to revolutions, literary, musical and philosophical movements and shaped our world intellectually, economically, artistically and spiritually.  Cafes were originally hubs of great conversation and idea sharing.  People would gather, break bread and imbibe, making the café cultural centres of interaction.  The history of some of these great cities historical richness will be on display by sharing the wines, history and stories of some of these great café cities.

We'll discover cafés in:

Verona, Italy

Barcelona, Spain

Melbourne, Australia

Paris, France

Lisbon, Portugal


Paul is a long-time wine & hospitality industry professional with stints at renowned locations such as the Pacific Institute for Culinary Arts and the Listel Hotel. As a long-time independent consultant, he continues to provide education & training for top restaurants throughout British Columbia and is currently the Sales Director for the Wine & Spirits importer, the Seacove Group. 

His professional travels throughout the world continually give him the inspiration to share these great experiences.


Wine pairings must be purchased with your Dinner ticket. Individual Wine, Cocktails and other beverages will be available for purchase during Dinner.

  • Entrée


Country style pâtée, pickles, dijon and baguette.


Bistro Hummus

Beet & Gruyère hummus with marinated edamame, grissini & rose petal oil.

Wine Pairing: Donatien Bahuaud Anjou Blanc, France

  • Plat

L'Apéro Experience

A beautiful cheese board with three cheeses, a cured meat and served with a bistro salad, crackers, baguette and an array of accompaniments.

Wine Pairing: Bec Hardy Lakeside Chardonnay, Australia / Guado al Melo Bacco in Toscana, Italy / Casa Rojo Las Vinas Bastardas, Spain

  • Dessert

Philosopher's Brûlée

Crème Brûlée infused with Silk Road Philosopher's Brew tea.


Truffle Trio

Three chocolate truffles.

Wine Pairing: Ermelinda Freitas Moscatel de Setubal, Portugal


  • Long Table Dinner

    This ticket include dinner, presentation and 18% gratuity.

    Tax: +CA$3.54 GST
  • Long Table Dinner (with Wine)

    This ticket include dinner, wine pairing, presentation, PST and 18% gratuity.

    Tax: +CA$7.81 GST



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