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Bratwurst

Bratwurst

Bratwurst is a traditional German fast food.

It's a German sausage most commonly made from pork.

Pairing Suggestions

Dry Riesling (Germany)
Grüner Veltliner (Austria)
Friulano (Italy)
Rosé (World)

Red Alternatives

Zinfandel (USA)
Primitivo (Italy)
Garnacha (Spain)

Bubbles are Excellent Alternatives

Sekt (Germany)
Champagne (France)
Prosecco (Italy)
Cava (Spain)

Description

Bratwurst is a type of fresh sausage from Germany. The recipes are different in every region, but it is typically made with pork and veal, and seasoned with spices like garlic, ginger, nutmeg, cloves, cumin or coriander.

You need strong acidity to match the strong acidity of vinegar used in the mustard, ketchup and sauerkraut. Riesling, Grüner Veltliner and Friulano are crispy (it means acidic) and they match both the condiments and the meat.

The red wine to match Bratwurst should also be acidic: Zinfandel and Primitivo are acidic and work magically with BBQ.

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Food and Wine Pairing

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