Centre du Vin at the Ledson Hotel Announces Valentines Aphrodisiac Weekend Menu

Ledson HotelValentine’s Day weekend is just around the corner and Sonoma Plaza’s hot spot, Centre du Vin bistro (www.ledsonhotel.com) is the perfect place to celebrate dinner by the glowing fireplace inside the beautifully designed dining room with a special aphrodisiac inspired dinner by Chef Justin Bruckert. As the historic Sonoma Plaza bustles with visitor activity due to California’s rare winter dry weather, Centre du Vin offers guests an oasis of fine wine, specialty cocktails, and French bistro fare. Centre du Vintransports guests to a quaint Paris bistro without ever leaving Sonoma.

Additionally, vocalist Tracy James and Maestro Glen Pearson on keys, will be playing during dinner on Friday night from 6pm to 9pm. The Valentine’s menu will be available for the weekend Friday, February 14 through Sunday, February 16. The cost for dinner is $75 per person or $95 per person with wine pairings.

Indulge your taste for romance with our aphrodisiac inspired menu:


Fresh Raw Oyster Served with a Classic Mignonette


First Course

Roasted Sunchoke Soup with Crispy Sage


Second Course

Panzanella Salad with Oven Roasted Tomatoes, Fresh Basil, Mozzarella Tossed in Garlic Vinaigrette


Third Course

Pan Seared 8oz Filet Mignon Served with a Truffle Brie Duchess Potato and

Grilled Asparagus


Pan Seared Scallops Served over Roasted Garlic and

Saffron Risotto with Grilled Asparagus



Chocolate Trio: Chocolate Covered Strawberry, White Chocolate Mousse, Cayenne Chocolate Truffle with Fresh Berries and Puree


Guests can enjoy a full bar and a selection of Ledson and Zina Hyde Cunningham wines as well as other selections from local Sonoma Valley wineries.

Standing like the crown jewel of the historic Sonoma Plaza, the Ledson Hotel invites guests to step back in time to a grander era. Meticulously designed and built by fifth generation Sonoma winemaker, local builder and philanthropist Steve Ledson, this luxury hotel with its six individually decorated guestrooms is one of the great hotels in Sonoma.

The hotel made the Conde Nast Traveler 2004 Hot List: One of the 100 hottest new hotels around the globe, one of the top 18 hotels in the US, and one of the only 2 hotels in California. New York Times, August, 2010 opined, “If you have only 36 hours to spend in Sonoma County you might follow these suggestions and stay at the Ledson Hotel…


The Ledson Hotel and Centre du Vin are located at 480 First St. East, Sonoma.
For more information, 
www.ledsonhotel.com or 707-996-9779.