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Celebrate South America: A Food and Wine Event


A wine and food event presented
by Aragon Wine Market and Jackson’s Steakhouse

Jackson’s Steakhouse is proud to once again partner with a local wine store, Aragon Wine Market, to present a wine and food tasting, “Celebrate South America,” Wednesday, March 7, 5:30 p.m., at Jackson’s Steakhouse.

South America is a continent rich in culture with its culinary influences molded by traditions and many years of transformations and cultural influences from a number of countries on European, African, and North American continents.

With this serving as the inspiration for the tasting, Charlotte Gordon of the Aragon Wine Market has hand selected four stellar South American wines to complement a selection of dishes as prepared by Chef Irv Miller.

The featured menu presentation for the evening is as follows:

To Start
Grilled tortilla topped with goat cheese, Venezuelan spiced pork, Peruvian purple potato relish and mojo rojo
Black-eyed peas fritter with aji salsa verde and sweet potato pudding

Both starters will be paired with De Martino Reserva Sauvignon Blanc, Chile, 2011

Second Course
Gumbo greens, frijoles and potato soup with chorizo chimichurri and grated Manchego cheese paired with
Don Rodolfo Torrontes, Argentina, 2010

Third Course
Sautéed gingered shrimp drizzled with ponzu butter sauce with mixed fry of bay scallops, annatto Bomba rice, green and red chilies, chickpeas, edamame and scallions topped with daikon sprout ensalada paired with Santa Ema Merlot, Chile, 2009

Fourth Course
Open-fired and roasted cumin- and coriander-rubbed beef tenderloin medallion with portobello mushroom-Chilean pepper demi-glace and grilled sweet corn polenta with pancetta crema paired with De Martino Carmenere, Chile, 2009

To Finish
Tres leches cake with dulce de leche port wine meringue and chipotle-cinnamon dust

The event cost is $75 per person plus tax and gratuity and will include four wines and five courses. Seating is limited; reservations required. Be sure to make yours by calling Jackson’s Steakhouse (850) 469-9898.

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