If you’re struggling to find the dream match it often helps to pair a wine with a traditional dish from its region or country of origin. That’s exactly what we’ve done here, a traditional German Riesling with a classic dish from the south of the country.
4-6 top quality German sausages, smoked if you like
(You could also use roast or smoked ham)
For the potato salad:
600g potatoes, washed
4 rashers of bacon
1 small red onion, diced
1 ½ tbsp white wine vinegar
1 ½ tbsp sugar
1 tbsp fresh parsley, chopped
1. For the potato salad, place the potatoes in a large pan of salted water, bring to the boil and cook for 8-10 minutes or until soft but not crumbly.
2. Once cooked, drain and set aside to cool.
3. Fry the bacon over a medium heat until crisp and brown.
4. Remove from the pan and put to one side.
5. Add the diced onion to the bacon pan and fry until soft and translucent.
6. Add the vinegar, water, sugar to the plan, season to taste.
7. Once the potatoes have cooled, dice to chunks.
8. Bring the liquid ingredients to the boil and add the potatoes and parsley.
9. Crumble in half of the crispy bacon, warm the mix through thoroughly and transfer to a serving dish.
10. Meanwhile, cook the sausages according to the instructions.
11. Crumble the remaining bacon over the potato salad and serve warm with your sausages.
12. Add sauerkraut to complete an authentic supper.