Awaken your taste buds at Apericena.

From the Italian words “aperto” (open or begin) and “cena” (dinner), apericena (a-per-a-chain-a) is the tradition of enjoying a cocktail or glass of wine and a bite to eat as a prelude to dinner.

Our curated selection of boutique wines from around the world highlights some of the premier wine-growing regions.  Whether Europe, Africa, South America, Napa or Sonoma, our wine will transport you to the places where the vine has something truly interesting to say.  Complement your drink with something from our small plates menu, featuring flatbreads and charcuterie boards.

Bringing live entertainment, wine tasting events and a wide selection of cocktails and mixed drinks to the South Hills.

Menu Features

A small selection of our ever evolving wine menu


Riondo Prosecco Spago Nero .187, Italy

Terra d’Oro Pinot Grigio, California
Carmenet Chardonnay Ceres, California
Hayes Ranch Rose´, California

Arrumaco Garnacha, Spain

Folie a Deux Zinfandel, California

FMC Chenin Blanc by Ken Forrester, South Africa

Host a Private Event with us

Host an extra special event at Apericena! Whether you’re planning a birthday party, corporate event, networking event or holiday party; we can work with you using our entire space to impress your guests.

Our wine bar is available for private events on Monday nights. Please inquire about availability to

*Need another night besides Monday? If your party is 10 or less we can reserve space for you within our wine bar while still being open for the public. Must reserve in advance.

Happy Hour

The happiest hour(s) of the day are happening at Apericena.

50% OFF Open-Bottle Wines by the Glass
$2 OFF Cocktails
$1 OFF Beers

Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday 5- 7pm
Friday / Saturday 4-6pm

Enjoy a Bite to Eat

Upcoming Events

Friday, October 18th
International Champagne Day

Wednesday, October 23rd
International Wine Review: Portugal

Thursday, October 24th
Live Music Nights featuring Mike Medved

We invite you to relax, socialize and prepare your appetite!

Our menu features over 100 varieties, domestic and international, with more than 30 wines by the glass as well as local liquors, seasonal cocktails and variety of beers.

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