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For Immediate Release
Media Contact: ChrisAnn Richards
Phone: (714) 969-4975
Website: http://

“The Best Of” Country, Bluegrass, Beef and Wine Tasting Festival 2005

Harris Ranch Beef and Paso Robles Vintners & Growers Association
to be featured at July 30, 2005 Festival in Bridgeport, California

(May 18, 2005- Bridgeport, California)...Bridgeport Ranch Barns and Terrace announce "The Best Of" Country, Bluegrass, Beef and Wine Tasting Festival 2005 to be held on Saturday, July 30, 2005. The scenic outdoor setting of Bridgeport Ranch Barns and Terrace, located on Twin Lakes Road in Bridgeport, California, with the backdrop of the Eastern Sierras, will set the stage for a fabulous evening of food, wine, and entertainment. The first-time event will feature Harris Ranch Beef and premium wines from the Paso Robles Wine Country.

The evening begins at 6:00 pm and will feature "The Best Of" tasty beef dishes, paired with "The Best Of" Paso Robles Wine Country premium wines, while listening to the music sounds of national fiddle champion Randy Pollard and his band Rush Creek. More evening entertainment will continue with singer and composer of cowboy culture and heritage, Dave Stamey. Food and wine will pair together surrounding the Barns and Terrace, allowing guests to wander from recipes-to-wine tasting. Harris Ranch Beef of Selma, California is known for its aged-to-perfection beef that is served up in local Bridgeport restaurants - Restaurant 1881, Casa Michaela, and the Bridgeport Inn. Harris Ranch Beef, Centennial Livestock, Dave Wood and John Lacey along with these local restaurants will "steer up" tantalizing dishes and Paso Robles Vintners and Growers Assoc. will pair up its premium wines with each dish. Hayes Street Café will be featuring desserts also paired with Paso Robles wines.

"We have created an entertaining event that our guests will leave saying, ‘let’s plan to have our friends over for dinner and serve one of these great Harris Ranch Beef dishes with Paso Robles Premium Wines’," says Benny Romero, owner of Bridgeport Ranch.

Tickets are available for $45 per person, and include a souvenir Riedel wine glass and "The Best Of" recipe book which features recipes and wine pairing suggestions from the evening’s festivities. To purchase a ticket, phone 775-545-7003, email, visit or visit D-M Western Store, Reno, Nevada, or Eastern Sierra Feed, Gardnerville, Nevada.

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