Wine and Spirits Magazine Top 100 Giveaway!

Wine and Spirits Magazine Top 100 Giveaway!

 Wine & Spirits Magazine is hosting its first annual Top 100 Symposium to be held on January 14th, 2020!  This tasting will be at Union Park Events: 5-7 East 17th Street, starting at 3:00 PM for media/trade, 6:30 PM for everyone else who buys a ticket. It’s going to be a great tasting filled with incredible […]

Sara Lehman

About Sara Lehman

Sommelier, Private Chef, & Food and Wine Pairing Expert in NYC! Sara is a Wine Writer, Wine Ambassador, and Wine Consultant specializing in pairings, parties, entertaining and education.

Tussock Jumper Wines: One Label With Wines From Around The World!

Tussock Jumper Wines: One Label With Wines From Around The World!

  Tussock Jumper is a premium wine brand I was recently introduced to. Created with passion from wine specialists, from eleven different countries, these wines range from sparkling to white, red and even rosé! “Our aim is to bring together the world’s very best wines under a single, distinctive, quality mark: the woolly red sweater […]

Sara Lehman

About Sara Lehman

Sommelier, Private Chef, & Food and Wine Pairing Expert in NYC! Sara is a Wine Writer, Wine Ambassador, and Wine Consultant specializing in pairings, parties, entertaining and education.

Weed Cellars: A Unique Wine Lifestyle Brand!

Weed Cellars: A Unique Wine Lifestyle Brand!

Weed Cellars ™ is a brand paying homage to the consumer, by combining the cannabis industry and wine. The name is, of course, focused on the cannabis side of the industry, but in fact, there is no cannabis in the wine; just alcohol! Behind Weed Cellars, is a team of creative advisors, including business masters, hockey stars, […]

Sara Lehman

About Sara Lehman

Sommelier, Private Chef, & Food and Wine Pairing Expert in NYC! Sara is a Wine Writer, Wine Ambassador, and Wine Consultant specializing in pairings, parties, entertaining and education.

Travel In The USA: What You Need To Experience

Travel In The USA: What You Need To Experience

The USA is full of iconic landmarks and staggering natural areas. If you want to experience everything that this amazing country has to offer, then you need to resolve to check out everything that is laid out below. Here are six things, places, and events that you need to experience when you travel in the […]

Sara Lehman

About Sara Lehman

Sommelier, Private Chef, & Food and Wine Pairing Expert in NYC! Sara is a Wine Writer, Wine Ambassador, and Wine Consultant specializing in pairings, parties, entertaining and education.

Winter Wine Guide: What To Drink And Pair!

Winter Wine Guide: What To Drink And Pair!

Sometimes I get stuck “seasonally sipping” and tend to always choose reds in the winter. Partly because of my boyfriend, who enjoys red wine more than anything else, and partly because I too enjoy red wine. I don’t want to just be a seasonal drinker though, so you’ll always find a bottle of bubbly in […]

Sara Lehman

About Sara Lehman

Sommelier, Private Chef, & Food and Wine Pairing Expert in NYC! Sara is a Wine Writer, Wine Ambassador, and Wine Consultant specializing in pairings, parties, entertaining and education.

An Outstanding Day With Bottega Winery!

An Outstanding Day With Bottega Winery!

One of the highlights of the Hello Grappa trip was the day we spent with Bottega Winery! We started off with a beautiful lunch at Antica Osteria Paverno, where we enjoyed Limoncino Spritzes and a delicious selection of Italian favorites. Limoncino is essentially Limoncello made with grappa, and it’s very refreshing when made into a […]

Sara Lehman

About Sara Lehman

Sommelier, Private Chef, & Food and Wine Pairing Expert in NYC! Sara is a Wine Writer, Wine Ambassador, and Wine Consultant specializing in pairings, parties, entertaining and education.

Sparkle This NYE With These Top Bubbly Picks!

Sparkle This NYE With These Top Bubbly Picks!

New Year’s Eve is a wonderful evening to celebrate! Whether you’re out at a party, a hip restaurant, or taking it easy indoors in your pajamas, NYE is always a great excuse to pop some bubbly and celebrate a new year. Sparkling wine makes the evening even that much more festive, and for good reason. […]

Sara Lehman

About Sara Lehman

Sommelier, Private Chef, & Food and Wine Pairing Expert in NYC! Sara is a Wine Writer, Wine Ambassador, and Wine Consultant specializing in pairings, parties, entertaining and education.

Grappa of Bonollo!

Grappa of Bonollo!

“Never forget efforts, work, and experiences of the previous generation”– Bonollo Distillery The first official day of the Grappa trip included a wonderful lunch with Bonollo. This family-owned distillery and business has been crafted and perfected through each generation, in which they believe “get the best of what you have with as little waste as […]

Sara Lehman

About Sara Lehman

Sommelier, Private Chef, & Food and Wine Pairing Expert in NYC! Sara is a Wine Writer, Wine Ambassador, and Wine Consultant specializing in pairings, parties, entertaining and education.

Grappa: A Spirit Distilled From Grapes!

Grappa: A Spirit Distilled From Grapes!

I recently had the opportunity to visit Veneto and Trentino in Italy, and explore the world of Grappa! This was an educational trip for journalists and bartenders, where we had the chance to explore how this spirit is produced, distilled, and bottled. It was fascinating learning about Grappa because I had only known a little […]

Sara Lehman

About Sara Lehman

Sommelier, Private Chef, & Food and Wine Pairing Expert in NYC! Sara is a Wine Writer, Wine Ambassador, and Wine Consultant specializing in pairings, parties, entertaining and education.

Perfect Picks For Holiday Party Gifting!

Perfect Picks For Holiday Party Gifting!

  When it comes to holiday party gifting it can be difficult to find the perfect pairing for the host or hostess. Whether it’s a work party, friends gathering, or social engagement, showing up empty handed around the holiday season sometimes isn’t an option. Here is a fun gift idea list full of great finds […]

Sara Lehman

About Sara Lehman

Sommelier, Private Chef, & Food and Wine Pairing Expert in NYC! Sara is a Wine Writer, Wine Ambassador, and Wine Consultant specializing in pairings, parties, entertaining and education.

Arthouse Hotel & Wine Bar, NYC!

Arthouse Hotel & Wine Bar, NYC!

New York City is known for having elegant, eclectic, and exciting hotel bars. I recently discovered a wonderful bar in the lobby of the Arthouse Hotel, on Broadway in the Upper West Side. This bar seats about twenty people and also has great cushioned chairs and a sitting lounge. Whether you’re stopping in for a […]

Sara Lehman

About Sara Lehman

Sommelier, Private Chef, & Food and Wine Pairing Expert in NYC! Sara is a Wine Writer, Wine Ambassador, and Wine Consultant specializing in pairings, parties, entertaining and education.

MyMo Mochi’s Are Perfect For Your Dinner Parties!

MyMo Mochi’s Are Perfect For Your Dinner Parties!

MyMo Mochi Ice Cream is an absolute favorite when it comes to holiday parties! I love offering mochi because it comes in a variety of flavors, and is the perfect size dessert. These pop-able rice dough covered ice cream balls made many appearances at my dinner parties so far this season, especially the new fall flavors […]

Sara Lehman

About Sara Lehman

Sommelier, Private Chef, & Food and Wine Pairing Expert in NYC! Sara is a Wine Writer, Wine Ambassador, and Wine Consultant specializing in pairings, parties, entertaining and education.

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