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asparagus wine

asparagus wine (GB)

One of the ÖWM (Austria Wine Marketing GmbH) annually organized wine competition since 1998 with the official name "selection asparagus wine". Wines are awarded that go particularly well with asparagus dishes. Classically developed, dry white wines with a maximum of 13.5% vol are eligible to participate alcohol content, There are three categories of grape varieties Green Valtellina, Burgundy family ( Pinot Blanc. Pinot gris. Chardonnay ) as well as the variety of all other white grape varieties. To promote sales, the ÖWM compiles a list of producers and sources of supply for restaurants and retailers. Various advertising materials (sticker "Selection of asparagus wine"), table displays, offer cards and posters support the sales of asparagus wines. In Germany, asparagus wine is a designation (without wine law meaning) for a wine that goes particularly well with asparagus and is also spring or summer wine called. However, this wine competition was abandoned in the 2010s. See also under special wines,

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