Round Pond

Round Pond Wine Dinner at Mattison’s Forty-One Restaurant

Join Round Pond Winery Estate Winemaker John Wilson and Chef Paul Mattison, owner of Mattison’s Restaurants and Catering for an immersive 5-course Wine Dinner. Chef Paul and his team of chefs have created a menu perfectly paired with the wines from the Round Pond portfolio. Price is $125 ++ per person.

The Round Pond Wine Dinner will take place at Mattison’s Forty-One private event space, the Galleria on March 24, 6:00pm. Reservations are required. Call 941-921-3400 to reserve a seat or table.  

In the early 1980s Bob and Jan MacDonnell bought their first parcel of land in the Napa Valley of what would one day become Round Pond Estate. From the beginning, they knew that this rich, fertile part of Rutherford had all the potential to produce world-class wines.

Round Pond Estate, owned and operated today by the second generation of the MacDonnell Family, is a 468-acre Rutherford farm and winery that specializes in the creation of pure, expressive wines from the heart of Napa Valley. Sustainability, people, place, and purpose are at the forefront of their daily operations and creation of some of the finest wines in the world.

As stated by the MacDonnell family, “John brings a wealth of experience through various winemaking positions in Napa and Sonoma counties. A graduate of the University of Colorado, Boulder, he has most recently been the Winemaker at Vine Cliff Winery. He has worked with Thomas Rivers Brown and held winemaking roles at notable wineries including Thomas George Estates, Littorai Wines in Sonoma and Rivers-Marie and Outpost Wines in Napa.”

Mattison’s Forty-One Restaurant is located at 7275 South Tamiami Trail, Sarasota 34231. Reservations 941-921-3400.


1st Course

Blood Orange Scallop Ceviche with crisp melon, cucumber, and an avocado mousse in a crip tortilla shell. 2020 Rutherford Sauvignon Blanc

2nd Course

Thai Fried Pork Belly with papaya and sweet chili onigiri, pineapple kimchi, huckleberry glaze and toasted almonds.

2020 Kith & Kim Chardonnay

3rd Course

Duck Breast Roulade sauteed Swiss chard, crispy fried leeks, black cherry gastrique.

2017 Louis Bovet Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon

4th Course

Bison Teres Major brown butter gnocchi, stewed lobster mushrooms, dried herb demi. 2019 Round Pond Estate Cabernet Sauvignon

5th Course

Chocolate Cherry Bomb cherry mousse center, vanilla bean cream, chocolate-dipped cherries

2019 Kith & Kim Cabernet Sauvignon

Photo from Mattison’s & Deposit Photos

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