is usually made of beef cut into 1" cubes and skewered with
pineapple before grilling. The beef is marinated and basted with
a Teriyaki sauce made from Soy Sauce, Brown Sugar, Garlic, Ginger
and Sesame Oil.
wines with Beef Teriyaki means matching more than just beef. The
teriyaki sauce adds several new dimensions.
Wines that match well with Beef Teriyaki include full
flavored wines like Cabernet
and most Red Bordeaux
wines (since they are usually Cabernet or Merlot based). Big red
wines from the Rioja region of Spain
will also work. Pinot
Noirs and most Red Burgundies
may be a little too light to stand up against the teriyaki sauce.
Because of the added sweetness from the brown sugar, Beef
Teriyaki matches surprisingly well with pink wines like White Zinfandel.