Asparagus and Wine: Together Forever

Posted on: June 21st, 2010 by

Asparagus
Originally uploaded by jamesonf

One of the worst “truths” about food and wine pairings is that asparagus does not go well with wine. This is completely wrong! Here is a list of wines I would drink with asparagus:

  • Sparkling Wine (Prosecco, Cremant, Champagne)
  • Chenin Blanc (Loire Valley or South Africa)
  • Riesling (dry from Australia or Austria, dry to semi-sweet from Germany)
  • Sauvignon Blanc (from anywhere)
  • Alsatian White (Pinot Blanc or field blend)

I might even go red wine territory if you broiled or grilled the asparagus and got a bit of a char on it. I’m thinking Chilean Carmenere.

Asparagus on Foodista

2 Responses

  1. Christine says:

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