Adam Richman Pairs ‘Straight Up Tasty’ Dishes with Alamos Wines in The Daily Meal Kitchen

Alamos Wines, maker of America’s favorite Malbec, tapped Adam Richman to create diverse dishes that would ‘dare to pair’

Adam Richman and Alamos Wines Invite You to "Dare to Pair"

Adam Richman and Alamos Wines

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When Richman was approached by Alamos Wine for its “Dare to Pair” campaign, he was eager to team up, for a second time, with the company known for America’s favorite malbec, and for its incredible affordability, at around $13 per bottle. The campaign highlights the versatility of Alamos wines, from the malbec to the fruity torrontes.

Artisanal Cheese Station

Adam Richman and Alamos Wines

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Guests enjoyed some small bites before digging into Adam Richman's menu.

Alamos Wines Selection

Adam Richman and Alamos Wines

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In addition its award-winning Malbec, Alamos is known for its range wines, all grown from grapes in the foothills of the Andes Mountains.

Chicken Mole Tostadas

Adam Richman and Alamos Wines

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Richman's chicken mole tostadas were made to pair with Alamos Red Blend.

Beef on Weck

Adam Richman and Alamos Wines

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Inspired by the beloved sandwiches of Buffalo, New York, these beef on weck sandwiches paired with Alamos Malbec.

Spicy Asian-Style Pork Belly

Adam Richman and Alamos Wines

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Richmans' spicy Asian-style pork belly with sweet potato paired with Alamos Cabernet Sauvignon.

Four Dishes from Adam Richman

Adam Richman and Alamos Wines

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As part of Alamos Wines "Dare to Pair" campaign, Richman created four new dishes to pair with Alamos Wines, including the Malbec burger, which actually calls for Alamos Malbec in the recipe.

Richman Presents His Menu

Adam Richman and Alamos Wines

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Inspired by his travels across the United States and around the world, Richman created a diverse menu to highlight the versatility of Alamos Wines.

Richman's Malbec Burger

Adam Richman and Alamos Wines

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Richman's Malbec burger is perhaps best served straght from the hands of Richman himself.

At the Bar, Guests Wait to Try Alamos Wines

Adam Richman and Alamos Wines

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Guests had the chance to try a variety of Alamos Wines, from the Malbec to the Chardonnay.

Suggested Pairings

Adam Richman and Alamos Wines

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Each dish was created to pair with a specific wine from Alamos, but you should "dare to pair" with whatever you like.

Richman in The Daily Meal Kitchen

Adam Richman and Alamos Wines

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As guests arrived, Richman welcomed the crowd and promised an evening of delicious food and drinks.

Richman's Menu with Alamos Wines

Adam Richman and Alamos Wines

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Richman brought four dishes for his visit to The Daily Meal, but you can find two more recipes created with Alamos in mind in his new cookbook, Straight Up Tasty.

Richman Speaks About His Partnership with Alamos

“I really like that idea of ‘you don’t have to spend a lot to get a lot,” Richman told guests. Richman also shared some of the history of Alamos' vineyards in Argentina, and the Mendoza region's unique growing conditions that make its Malbec so versatile.

Guests in The Daily Meal's Kitchen

Adam Richman and Alamos Wines

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Food lovers from around New York City visited The Daily Meal to meet Adam Richman and enjoy Alamos Wines.

Food Photography

Adam Richman and Alamos Wines

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Guests and food bloggers documented the evening with the hashtag #daretopair.

Guests in the Bar

Adam Richman and Alamos Wines

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Alamos Wines took over The Daily Meal's bar for its "Dare to Pair" event.