We are just returning from >month in South America and are thrilled
to find that our Farmers Market now has a profusion of gorgeous asparagus. This is an opportune time to discuss the
oh-so-difficult (but-not-impossible) pairing of wine with the fabulous green
edible. There are 3 rules of thumb in serving asparagus and a glass of wine
You’ll often find asparagus paired with a rich sauce….there’s a reason for this. Creamy sauces tend to mitigate the grass and sulphur -like flavors of this vegetable. If you can’t bear the thought of the butter and egg yolk-laden hollandaise or bernaise, then I suggest you move on to one of the other options below.