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Asparagus

Asparagus is a favourite seasonal food in the Alpine regions and in the UK. It is reputed to be a hard match for wine, but actually that is more the case if you try to match the classic warm climate and new world wines with it.

The cool climate wines of the Alps are great matches for Asparagus. Here are some suggestions

Wines
143_mondeuse_blanche_side
France
White

A rarity from the French Alps - and Syrah's parent. Go figure! Exotic in flavour & very dry. Now Ma…
148_st_jean_de_la_porte_side
France
Red
heidischroekgreinerside_1
Austria
White

A unique long maceration late harvest wine - has to be tasted
vogelsang_heidi_side
Austria
White
wein_weissbu_side
Austria
White

Serious Pinot Blanc
heidi-schrock_weisse-loewen_side
Austria
White

Classic happy and crunchy Austrian white - Welschriesling.
persan_st_germain_side
France
Red

Wild and wonderful Persan
triebaumerfurmint_2__2
Austria
White

Fresh and complex, a lovely furmint
ddm_ww_sauvignon_blanc_-_side
Switzerland
White

A cool climate elegant Sauvignon
perle_side
Austria
Rosé

A mighty sparkling rosé made from St. Laurent.
eclat_-_copy_1
Switzerland
White

No compromise wine - oaked yet pure light and infinitely subtle.
neuburger_lb-dac_-_copy
Austria
White

long maceration orange wine, aromatic and delicious
winzer-sparkling_side
Austria
White

Fizzy Fun from Waldschutz
ddm_ww_non_filtre_auvernier_-_side
Switzerland
White

The last of the 2017 - unfiltered chasselas of lovely complexity
johannisberg_grandcru_00172_side
Switzerland
White

Best Johannisberg in 2016, a great winter aperitif

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