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Fri, Mar 15


L'Apéro Wine and Cheese Bistro

Sommelier Dinner - South America Wines

Indulge in an exquisite evening of culinary and wine delight at our bistro's Sommelier Long Table Dinner, a one-of-a-kind event that will transport your taste buds on a captivating journey through the rich and diverse flavors of South America.

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Sommelier Dinner - South America Wines
Sommelier Dinner - South America Wines

Time & Location

Mar 15, 2024, 6:00 PM

L'Apéro Wine and Cheese Bistro, 1028 Blanshard St, Victoria, BC V8W 2H5, Canada


About the event

Prepare to be whisked away to the enchanting landscapes and cultures of South America as our expert sommelier guides you through an exceptional evening of wine and dining. The heart of the evening is a meticulously curated selection of South American wines that will tantalize your senses and reveal the unique terroir, tradition, and innovation of this captivating region.

The menu will be, as usual a masterpiece of flavors, carefully crafted to complement the wines and showcase the region's culinary heritage. Menu below.

Amuse Bouche

Scallop Ceviche with

Grapefruit & Pink Peppercorn

Sauvignon Blanc - Viña Leyda Reserva 2022 (Chile)

L’Apéro Experience

Gourmet Dinner Board:

Albóndigas de Chorizo (Chorizo Meatballs)

Ensalada de Frijol Siete (Seven Bean Salad)

Roasted Local Squash with Rojo Chimichurri

Arepa (Cornmeal Cake)

Crema de Lima (Lime Cream)


Manchego (Spain)

Cacio Cavallo (Italy)

Cinsault País – Morande Valle del Maule 2021 (Chile)

Carménère – San Pedro

1865 Single Vinyard Maule 2020 (Chile)

Mendoza Red - Clos de los Siete 2019 (Argentina)

Palette Cleanser

Chardonnay Granita

Chardonnay – Alamos Mendoza 2021 (Argentina)


Carne Guiso de Lentejas (Beef & Lentil Stew)

Tannat – Garzon Reserva 2020 (Uruguay)


Plantain Foster

Pineapple Ice Cream with Brigadeiro (Brazilian Truffle with Roasted Coconut)

Pisco – Capel Premium (Chile)

Chef: Andrea Mackenzie

Sommelier: Jacques Lacoste

Our sommelier, Jacques Lacoste, will be your knowledgeable and gracious host throughout the evening, sharing insights into the history, production, and unique characteristics of each wine selection. You'll learn about the influence of altitude and climate on the grapes, the artistry of blending, and the fascinating stories behind each vineyard.

The long table setting is designed to encourage camaraderie and conversation, making this event a perfect opportunity to connect with fellow food and wine enthusiasts. Engage in lively discussions, share your thoughts on the wine pairings, and build unforgettable memories with friends, old and new.

This exclusive event promises to be an unforgettable experience, marrying the artistry of South American winemaking with the culinary excellence of our bistro. Whether you're a seasoned wine aficionado or a curious explorer of new flavors, our Sommelier Long Table Dinner is the ideal occasion to broaden your horizons, savor the essence of South America, and enjoy an evening of unmatched gastronomic pleasure.

Reserve your seat today, and embark on a journey through South America's vinicultural and culinary wonders. 

Because space is limited and in the spirit of L'Apéro some guests may be sharing their table with other guests.  

Gratuity is included in the ticket price. Let us know of any food allergies.

See you at the Bistro!


  • Ticket for Sommelier Dinner

    Dinner for one with Wine pairing. Gratuity included

    Tax: +CA$8.25 GST
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