Wine Pairing: Mixed teriyaki grill

Open to ideas to pair with teriyaki marinated shrimp, steak, and chicken with veggie fried rice and broccoli.

A zingy feinherb with a bit of depth would be my go-to for this. Or silvaner with a hint of RS.

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Rose Champagne. Extra Brut.
Could sub a Rose Cava to lower cost.

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I love bubbles but the Mrs. does not. Great suggestion tho!

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Think I might go for a light, simple red if no bubbles. Rioja Tinto Joven, Schiava, Bojo. Even a simple Pinot Noir from Oregon or CA might be nice. I like the Riesling suggestion too.

It didn’t come first to mind because I don’t drink them often but I suppose an orange wine might work. Had this number here in Argentina. Kind of floral which I normally don’t like but it was reasonably tasty and could work with your dish.

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Sake seems like the play here.

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I have frequently paired a Pinot Noir (particularly if you have one with hints of orange rind) with Teriyaki to great effect. IMO, in this particular case, pairing to the sauce is more important than pairing to the meat.

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Agreed about pairing the sauce!

Diet Coke (with Jack if you must)
Nonhoppy beer
If you must have wine, something bubbly. Cava, Prosecco, or Vinho Verde?

I am not a fan of sake. Ive tried many but it just does not please my palette. Good suggestion for sure.

I think this is where obscure whites can really shine. I’d suggest Musar Blanc, LdH Blanc, or Chateau Simone. Each could be a fun pairing in it’s own way…Musar Rose (the top bottling…not their $15 Rosé) could be another fun play with this dish. For reds I’d be curious to try Pinot Noir or other low-tannin red wines.

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Can you sneak a barely bubbly Vinho Verde past her?

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Yes to Chateau Simone!! Sadly I am out.

Thanks for the ideas, everyone. We ultimately picked a 2013 Tyler Pinot Noir from Santa Maria Valley. It went very nicely with everything. Even my 3.5 year old daughter liked the way it smelled.

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Interesting. I am by no means and expert on the topic, but I have definitely had some that have a bright, crisp quality that I think would pair very well with these foods.