Valentine’s Events at Ackerman Heritage House

Sunday, February 10th: Valentine’s Baking Class: French Lover’s Cake 11 am-2 pm

Join Chef Jennifer Smith in the beautiful modern kitchen of the Ackerman Heritage House for a special baking class featuring a chocolate lover’s dream: the French Lover’s Cake, a special recipe handed down to Jennifer from a French baker while traveling in France. Learn the secrets of how to create this decadent chocolate cake layered with airy chocolate mousse that will make your lover swoon. $110 per person

Reservations: [email protected] or 855-238-9463 ext.2.

Thursday, February 14th: Caviar Reception 4:30-6:30 pm

Mark the most romantic day of the year with a luxurious and unforgettable caviar and wine reception at the elegantly appointed Ackerman Heritage House. Upon arrival, join your charming host Lauren Ackerman, as she welcomes you and your special date with flutes of Domaine Carneros 2013 Estate Brut Cuvée. A selection of delectable canapés will be prepared by Chef Jennifer Smith, showcasing Passmore Ranch Caviar, and paired with a tasting of Ackerman Family Vineyards wines, including prized vintages such as the 2017 Trousseau Gris, 2013 Le Chatelaine and 2005 Cabernet Sauvignon. Passmore Ranch founder Michael Passmore, known for making some of the finest small batch caviars, will also be on hand to welcome guests and share some of his best caviar tasting tips. $95 per person

Tickets: heritage-house-tickets-4398

Saturday, February 16th: Chef Series: Valentines Dinner 6 pm

What better way to celebrate your love than with a special date-night evening curated by two talented chefs who met, and subsequently married, while working together in the kitchen at the French Laundry? Join us at the historic Ackerman Heritage House and be welcomed with a glass of our 2017 Trousseau Gris and a variety of delicious canapes while touring this fully restored mansion. Lauren Ackerman, our hostess and proprietor, will relate the very personal story of her 6-year renovation of this iconic 1888 Queen Anne Victorian – a true labor of love. During your romantic dining experience,

Chefs Jennifer Smith and Walter Abrams will share their culinary secrets while they create a multi-course menu of delectable dishes paired with our elegant Ackerman

Family Vineyards wines. Your Valentine’s Dinner experience will be served in our intimate and period-correct formal dining room—a perfect evening to cultivate love, passion and romance. Served with Ackerman Family Vineyards wines. $185 per person

Reservations: [email protected] or 855-238-9463 ext.2.

Sunday, February 17th: Afternoon Tea 1 pm, 3:30 pm

Join a special Valentine’s weekend Afternoon Tea at the Ackerman Heritage House featuring traditional English tea served in either the opulent Sitting Room, Parlor or formal Dining Room with period-correct antique china, linens and silverware. Savor delectable tea sandwiches and tasty Valentine’s themed sweet and savory treats by Chef Jennifer Smith while enjoying romantic French Jazz. Bring a love poem and prepare to recite it! Wines available by the glass and bottle for additional charge. $70 per person


Or call 855-238-9463 ext.2 or email [email protected].

The Ackerman Heritage House, a historic 1888 Queen Anne Victorian home painstakingly restored to period by Lauren Ackerman, is open to the public for schedule events and private events including corporate meetings, wine pairing tastings, private chef-lead wine dinners, cooking classes and demonstrations, wedding ceremonies and bridal party pre-wedding events. All food and wine experiences are set with antique silver, linens and tableware paired with modern elegant cuisine by the Ackerman Heritage house team of gourmet chefs.

Call 855-238-9463 ext.2 or email [email protected] to reserve your space.