Best Beers for Wine Lovers

Food & Wine: 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.
Wine drinkers can find much to love in many styles of beer. Here, four top sommeliers share their suggestions.

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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