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Mauritson Dinner at Culpepper Steak House

by Steven Doyle

Clay Mauritson is a sixth generation grape grower. Notice we didn’t say winemaker, because it wasn’t until 1998 that the family produced its first bottle of Dry Creek Zinfandel under the Mauritson label. Prior to this date the family devoted their 270 acres to growing grapes that would be made into wine by other winemakers.

Today the family produces some amazing wine that is super affordable and we had a chance to sample the juice last night at a special wine dinner at Culpepper Steak House in Rockwall, which has this amazing affinity for bringing fantastic winemakers into their restaurant with uncanny abilities of chef Chad Bowden who has developed these special relationships with these vineyards.       Continue reading

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