Scrub oysters under cold running water (do not soak).
Shuck oysters with an oyster knife, cutting the muscle to remove the top shell.
Scoop oysters from their shells into a bowl, reserving liquid.
In a large pot, melt butter and sweat shallots and celery. When shallots are glassy, add beets.
Cook beets 2 minutes, add reserved liquid and broth and continue cooking until tender (30 minutes for fresh beets, 10 minutes for canned beets).
Purée the soup in a blender or food processor until smooth, adjust seasoning. Heat the soup. Remove from heat and stir in cream.
Divide raw oysters between two soup plates and ladle hot soup over top. Garnish with raw beet julienne and chives.
These dry wines and ciders have a nose of fruit and flower aromas while having a rich taste on the palate. They get a pleasant liveliness from their acidity.
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