Sarasota, Florida • Monday, June 23, 2014

Chef Paul Mattison, executive chef and proprietor of Mattison’s Restaurants & Catering in Sarasota, Florida, announces a five-course wine-pairing dinner featuring wines from Halter Ranch Vineyards in California on Saturday, July 26, 2014 from 6:30pm in Mattison’s private catering room, “The Galleria”, at Mattison’s Forty-One, 7275 South Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, Florida 34231. The five-course wine-pairing dinner features an extraordinary dinner menu by Chef Paul Mattison specifically created to compliment and pair with selections from Halter Ranch Vineyards. Gene Zimmerman, National Sales Director for Halter Ranch Vineyards, is Mattison’s special guest and wine expert who guides guests about the wines served. Mr. Zimmerman and Chef Paul Mattison are giving away prizes throughout the evening including the grand prize – a two night stay at the Vineyard’s private Victorian home built in the 1880s, plus a private cellar tour and barrel tasting at the 280 plus acre vineyards. Each wine-pairing dinner guest receives a chance to win. The wine dinner is $75 plus tax and gratuity. Seating is limited, tickets available online at mattisons.com or by calling 941.921.3400.

Halter Ranch is located in the heart of California’s Central Coast and balances the traditional winemaking process with innovative techniques. The winery produces 100% estate-grown wines, specializing in Bordeaux and Rhône Valley varietals and blends and has earned California’s prestigious Sustainability in Practice Certification for its environmentally responsible viticultural and winemaking practices.