Ancien Winemaker Dinner

Rustic Kitchen Presents… 

An intimate evening of exploration and discovery with

Special Guest  Ken Bernards, Owner-Winemaker

Thursday June 2, 2022 – 7:00 pm


1st Course

Grilled Peach and Blue Cheese Toast, Crab Cake, Shaved Fennel Salad, Meyer lemon sauce

2018 Ancien Pinot Gris Sangiacomo Vineyard  Carneros


2nd Course

Charred Corn and Lobster Chowder, Smoky Tomato Cream, Candied Bacon

2018 Ancien Pinot Noir  Carneros

Baked Stuffed Clams, Chorizo, Manchego, Fresh Thyme, Celery Root Puree

2019 Ancien Pinot Noir Jouissance Vineyard  Russian River Valley


3rd Course

Oven Roasted Lamb Chops, Crispy Smashed Baby Potatoes, Garlic Romesco

2018 Ancien Pinot Noir Shea Vineyard  Willamette Valley

Braised Short Rib, Wild Mushroom Ragu, Fried Parmesan Polenta, Parsley Butter 

2018 Ancien Pinot Noir Fiddlestix Vineyard  Sta. Rita Hills


4th Course

Pecan Brioche Bread Pudding, Butterscotch Sauce, Dark Chocolate Dust, Whipped Cream

2018 Ancien Chardonnay Carneros

$139 per person

Click HERE to Reserve a Spot!

 (Calif sales tax & 20% gratuity will be added to the final bill)

$25pp deposit non-refundable unless we can fill your seat with another guest

due to the nature of this event and our restaurant seating setup, you may be seated at a table with others, depending the on the size of your party.

Please let us know if you want to sit with someone under another reservation.

Vegetarian option is available to substitute on an individual course, but must be set at least 48 hours in advance.

Special requests for changes to individual dishes are politely declined.

Wines presented at the dinner will be available for sale.  Wines subject to change

Must pay in full to reserve if 48 hours or less of the event

4 Replies to "Ancien Winemaker Dinner"

  • Tim Malette
    May 23, 2022 (11:21 am)

    What time is the Ancien wine dinner?

    • john
      June 1, 2022 (6:00 pm)


  • jacques
    May 31, 2022 (8:21 am)

    For those of us who are pescatarian, are there substitutues for lamb chops, baco and chorizo? please

    • john
      June 1, 2022 (5:59 pm)

      yes we have a vegetarian options

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