Burgers and Wine: A Perfect Pairing
Wines that pair best with Burgers
Who would have ever thought that a glass of wine and a burger would be a match made in Heaven. It’s usually not the first choice when it comes to burgers. The sophistication of wine and the simplicity of a hamburger seem like the perfect odd pairing, but quite the contrary. It’s actually pretty magical and there’s a wine to match with just about every kind of burger out there. The most important factor to keep in mind when looking for a wine to pair with your beef is the kind of protein the burger is made from, as well as the toppings that will be added. This keeps the flavors in balance.
Here are 3 wines to consider the next time you’re serving up burgers:
- Cabernet Sauvignon is not only great with steak, but its dark red berries play well with burgers too.
- Merlot is an alternative to Cabernet. It’s sweet, refreshing, and again, the berries pair well with a nice juicy burger.
- Syrah is spicy and smoky, with hints of pepper. The sweet red fruit and spicy taste can’t be beat.
Which wines do you find work best with your burger?
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