Kangaroo and onion gravy on potato mash with Zinfandel

by Anthony Beauchamp

I have asked for food pairing ideas with Zinfandel.

Anthony writes

Zinfandel with its opulent fruit characters and the excellent tannins I find works exceptional well with game meats.

I love a kangaroo steak and I find myself reaching for a bottle of Zin every time. A particular favourite at the moment in from Groom Estate in Barossa.

Darby Says
Thanks for the suggestion Anthony. I enjoy kangaroo occasionally. I use the fillet in a single piece and sear it all over on a hot BBQ. Then I wrap it in foil and leave it in a warm place for 20 minutes or so to cook through slightly and rest.

A few great Zinfandels I have tried lately have been, Wood Park (King Valley) Lowe family, Mudgee and Cargo Rd Wines (Orange)

And I am looking forward to renewing my acquaintance with Puglian Primitivo at the Terronia Italian Wine Schoolin October this year.


Anthony sells interesting wine through his Taste d'Vine Online Store, based in Balwyn, Victoria.

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