Given the recently reported world wine shortage, this might be a good opportunity to introduce more people to the wide range of beer and food pairings. Or even beer and life-style parings. I know there have been many beer vs. wine events, but are there any guides that indicate good beer substitutions for wine? I.e. in lieu of a Riesling, one could enjoy a ... and possibly include a sort list of readily available beers in that style, as well as some rarer but exceptional brands. Just a thought, and one that might translate to a pairing dinner or a beer social.