Fresh Shell Bean Soup
Any combination of fresh shell beans can be used. Cooking time will vary according to the variety of bean.
Pastan's fresh, lightly earthy shell bean soup pairs well with Pinot Noir, which often has a similarly earthy character. Sashi Moorman's Evening Land Vineyards makes a range of terrific Pinots. Another good choice is the lively, ruby-colored Samsara Melville Vineyard Pinto Noir.