Band, Bubbles and Bennys

Posted on: July 13th, 2015 by mark No Comments

Sunday July 19th 11am -3pm

Taste 2009 B-K 055Vista 18 invites you to listen to the jazzy sounds of the Lust Life Trio while sipping British Columbia sparkling wines and enjoying a Four-course brunch featuring Eggs Benedict and fabulous city vistas! Executive Chef Garrett Schack has created a menu that will tantalize your taste buds while complimenting the celebratory flavours of local wineries: Summerhill Pyramid & Bella Sparkling Wines from Kelowna BC,  Unsworth and Rocky Creek Vineyards from Vancouver Island.

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Tickets $69 per person can be purchased by credit card through Jonathan or Garrett @ 250 361 5692, or 250 361 5698. This will guarantee seats for the event.

Blue Grouse Vineyard Wine Pairing Feature Menu

Posted on: June 30th, 2015 by yvonne No Comments

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Vista 18 is proud to collaborate with Blue Grouse Vineyards to offer this wine paired feature menu celebrating local grouse.

~Liquid Amuse Bouche~

Blue Grouse “Paula” Methode Champenoise

raspberry pearls, lemon foam, crispy grouse skin

~Starter~

Shredded Confit Grouse Leg

arugula salad, sundried tomatoes, romano, Blue Grouse Pinot Gris vinaigrette

Wine Pairing ~ 2014 Blue Grouse Pinot Gris ~ 3oz
 ~Entrée~

Hazelnut Mushroom Duxelle Stuffed Grouse Supreme

grilled fennel, pinot poached baby red potatoes, pinot reduction

Wine Pairing ~ 2013 Blue Grouse Pinot Noir~ 5oz
 ~Dessert~

 Grouse Egg Rose Creme Caramel

macerated strawberries, spun sugar garnish

Wine Pairing ~ 2013 Blue Grouse Quill Rose ~ 3oz
 $59.00 per person

price excludes applicable tax and gratuity


TD Victoria International JazzFest

Posted on: June 11th, 2015 by yvonne No Comments

Victoria is once again the stage for the TD Victoria International JazzFest.  This ten-day music festival, that has been around since 1985, features jazz, blues and world music of local, Canadian, and internationally acclaimed musicians and is comparable to much larger festivals in larger urban areas.

Vista 18 is proud once again to be a venue and to feature our regular artists.  This year’s line up is:

June 19/20—Chris Sartisohn Group

           June 21/22—Rockland Moran

           June 23/24—Washington & Cook

           June 25/26—Lust Life Trio

           June 27/28—Shanna Dance Duo

Reservations are recommended for dining in Vista 18 during these nights.  If you would prefer to sit in the wine bar* to be closer to the music, please come early as reservations are not accepted for this area.

*There will be a minimum $15.00 bill requirement during Jazz Fest Events June 19 to June 28.

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