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The Best Foods to Eat When You're Drinking Merlot  

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Wondering what foods to eat with Merlot? Here is a list of the best food and wine pairings for Merlot, which includes cheeses, fruits, snacks, and appetizers. Due to its wide range of styles and flavors, the full-bodied red wine from the Bordeaux region of France is one of the most popular red wines around. What is your favorite thing to pair with Merlot?

If you're looking a good cheese pairing, try camembert cheese or any soft and hard cheeses. Merlot also goes great with red meats, so steak, pork, and cured meats are all recommended. Other delicious foods that pair well with Merlot include tomato-based pastas, roasted meats, grapes, and parmesan cheese.

Vote up the best foods to pair with Merlot, and add your favorites if they're missing from the list.

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Camembert is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Foods to Eat When You're Drinking Merlot
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Salami is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Foods to Eat When You're Drinking Merlot
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Prosciutto is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Foods to Eat When You're Drinking Merlot
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Dark chocolate is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Foods to Eat When You're Drinking Merlot
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Parmesan is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Foods to Eat When You're Drinking Merlot
Parmesan
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Steak is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Foods to Eat When You're Drinking Merlot
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Grilled Meats is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Foods to Eat When You're Drinking Merlot
Grilled Meats
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Short ribs is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Foods to Eat When You're Drinking Merlot
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Grape is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Foods to Eat When You're Drinking Merlot
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Romano is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Foods to Eat When You're Drinking Merlot
Romano
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Gouda cheese is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Foods to Eat When You're Drinking Merlot
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Brie is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Foods to Eat When You're Drinking Merlot
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Chestnuts is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Foods to Eat When You're Drinking Merlot
Chestnuts
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Marinara sauce is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Foods to Eat When You're Drinking Merlot
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Caramelized Onion is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Foods to Eat When You're Drinking Merlot
Caramelized Onion
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Fondue is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Foods to Eat When You're Drinking Merlot
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Berries is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Foods to Eat When You're Drinking Merlot
Berries
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Tomatoes is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Foods to Eat When You're Drinking Merlot
Tomatoes
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Apple is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Foods to Eat When You're Drinking Merlot
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Duck is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Foods to Eat When You're Drinking Merlot
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Plum is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Foods to Eat When You're Drinking Merlot
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Grilled Swordfish is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Foods to Eat When You're Drinking Merlot
Grilled Swordfish
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Beef Wellington is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Foods to Eat When You're Drinking Merlot
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Vegetable Lasagna with Meat Sa... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Foods to Eat When You're Drinking Merlot
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Figs, ready to eat is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Foods to Eat When You're Drinking Merlot