Last November 13th, the Embassy of Argentine in the US, together with the local Argentine Beef distributor, Pampas Distributor, Chef Hector Playuk from La Panetteria and Christina Thornton from Wine Seller- Zuccardi Wine importer-, created a unique evening to taste the best beef cuts and wine varietals.
The event, specially designed for the hospitality sector, particularly local chefs, hotel managers, and food & beverage managers, offered the most unique and delicious pairing:
Tenderloin with Zuccardi Serie A Bonarda 2017
Ribeye with Zuccardi Q Cabernet Sauvignon 2015
New York Strip with Jose Zuccardi Malbec 2014
Skirt Steak with Zuccardi Poligonos San Pablo Cabernet Franc 2017
Argentinean Flan and Alfajores to pair with Zuccardi Malamado Malbec Port Style 2014
The combination of Argentine Beef and Wine offers both consumers and restaurants infinite possibilities in terms of taste, price point, and the added value of the differential qualities offered to the US market.
In the case of Argentine Beef, the main attributes are related to its natural production system. The breeding in extensive and fertile grasslands under sustainable a production method affords Argentine beef unique characteristics in the world. Thanks to cattle feeding and management, natural beef is produced without additives or hormones and with low content of cholesterol. Given the natural production approach, Argentine beef stands out for its tenderness, juiciness, delicious aroma and its attractive and undisputable flavor which differentiates it from other meats at the global level.
Regarding wine, Argentine offers to de US market a wide range of special varietals that stand out from their unique relation to the terroirs from the different wine-growing regions. In addition to quality, the ratio between the price a quality delivers to the US market an unbeatable proposal for wine lovers. Argentina is much more than just Malbec, Bonarda, Cabernet Franc, Pinot Noir, Torrontes and other varietals are also part of our unique identity.
This was just one of the many events the Embassy of Argentina will offer to the Washington DC Metro. Continually delivering excellence, quality, and most delicious gastronomy is one of our highest standards.