An evening of Chilean wines and appetizers April 22

Wine and sangria will complement sampler platters of appetizers in honor of the 33 Chilean miners whose stories are told in the Community Read book, "Deep Down Dark".
Wine and sangria will complement sampler platters of appetizers in honor of the 33 Chilean miners whose stories are told in the Community Read book, “Deep Down Dark”.

Culinary event celebrates Community Read theme

FALLBROOK – Café des Artistes and Friends of the Fallbrook Library will host a fabulous evening of fine Chilean wine and appetizers on Friday, April 22, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. The appetizers, including empanadas, ceviche, tamales, and more, will range from $2 to $4 each.     Small and large sampler platters will be available for $7.50 and $12.50, respectively. To complement the appetizers, five different Chilean wines and sangria will be offered for $6 a glass and a three-glass wine flight for $12.50. Bottles of wine, ranging from $14 to $17, may be purchased for onsite consumption or to go.

Café Des Artistes is located directly behind the Fallbrook Art Center at 103 S. Main St. Reservations are recommended. Café Des Artistes may be reached at (760) 728-3350.

The Chilean tasting is in celebration of the upcoming Fallbrook Community Read luncheon and lecture at Pala Mesa Resort on Saturday, May 14, at 11 a.m. Featured is Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Hector Tobar, author of “Deep Down Dark,” the story of 33 men who were buried for 69 days in a collapsed Chilean mine in 2010.

Tobar’s account is described as “A masterwork of narrative journalism and a stirring testament to the power of the human spirit.” Tobar’s text was the inspiration for the film “The 33.” Tickets for the luncheon are $35 and may be purchased at The Bottom Shelf or at www.fallbrooklibraryfriends.org. For further information, contact maryjobacik@yahoo.com or (760) 451-9394.

Five different fine Chilean wines will be available to pair with a variety of Chilean appetizers at the Cafe des Artistes on April 22, to celebrate the upcoming Fallbrook Community Read luncheon and lecture.
Five different fine Chilean wines will be available to pair with a variety of Chilean appetizers at the Cafe des Artistes on April 22, to celebrate the upcoming Fallbrook Community Read luncheon and lecture.

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