Best Beers for Wine Lovers

Wine drinkers can find much to love in many styles of beer. Here, four top sommeliers share their suggestions.
Cantillon Kriek, Stone Smoked Porter, Schneider & Sohn Edel-Weiss and Birrificio Italiano Fleurette. Photo © Wendell T. Webber.
Wine lovers' beers (l to r): Cantillon Kriek, Stone Smoked Porter, Schneider & Sohn Edel-Weiss and Birrificio Italiano Fleurette. Photo © Wendell T. Webber.

Thomas Carter

Blue Hill at Stone Barns, Pocantico Hills, NY

If you like Sauvignon Blanc
Try a crisp wheat beer, such as Schneider & Sohn Edel-Weiss from Germany

Jeff Benjamin

Vetri, Philadelphia

If you like Chardonnay
Try a floral farmhouse ale, such as Birrificio Italiano Fleurette from Italy

Juliette Pope

Gramercy Tavern, NYC

If you like Pinot Noir
Try a fruity lambic, such as Cantillon Kriek from Belgium

Lisa Rongren

The Herbfarm, Woodinville, WA

If you like Syrah
Try a smoky porter, such as Stone Smoked Porter from California

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PUBLISHED July 2009

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