10/23/2014 01:50 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

What Wine Goes With A Burger? From Charles Smith

If you love cheeseburgers and wine you're in luck -- wine expert Charles Smith has the perfect pairing for you. Merlot goes very well with burgers, because it's a softer wine. Merlot also tends to be smooth, which you want when you're paring a wine with a hearty meat. According to Charles, a simple meal like a hamburger can be so pleasantly enhanced with the right wine pairing!

For more tips from Charles on all things wine, view the slideshow below:

Charles Smith Wine Tips

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