Break off the tough ends from the asparagus spears. With a vegetable peeler, peel the bottom half of the asparagus stalks.
Comments: Here's a new way to cook fresh asparagus. The art of roasting produces a flavor that the asparagus lover will find hard to resist. If you use thin asparagus, shorten the cooking time, and if you use big, fat stalks, it might take a few minutes more. If you don't want to use the wine, use water in its place.