Beer Cocktails with Rogue Ales & Spirits!

Beer Cocktails with Rogue Ales & Spirits!

Beer cocktails are ideal for all seasons, but as we approach spring I find I love them more and more! Thanks to Rogue Ales for always coming up with the best and unique beer flavors for me to experiment and make cocktails with. I wanted to find some spring inspiration, so I decided to try […]

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.

Spirit & Co. Sauces Are A Great Meal Addition!

Spirit & Co. Sauces Are A Great Meal Addition!

I am excited to introduce you to a new line of spirit infused sauces that will add some amazing flavors to your dishes! Spirit & Co. Sauces are all natural and made with premium liquor, which is important because I like to use these sauces as additions for extra flavor and added layers to my […]

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.

Valentines Day Wines!

Valentines Day Wines!

Valentines Day is quickly approaching and for those looking for some fantastic wines, you’ve come to the right page! With so many wines in the market it can be very overwhelming for many to pick just which wines they should get. I know I am asked constantly “what wine is the best” and that really […]

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.

Wine & Chocolate: A Valentines Day Pairing!

Wine & Chocolate: A Valentines Day Pairing!

Many wine experts will say wine and chocolate don’t make a good pairing, but that doesn’t mean we can’t still enjoy them together, right? I believe you should eat what you like and drink what you love, while pairing responsibly so I would happen to say wine and chocolate make a fun combination. I enjoy […]

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.

You’ve Gotta Have These Sebastiani Cabs!

You’ve Gotta Have These Sebastiani Cabs!

I had the pleasure of participating in a great Cabernet tasting hosted by Sebastiani Winery. We tasted through four different cabernet’s from this incredible winery and I could not be happier. I first discovered Sebastiani way before my career as a Sommelier, and remember growing up with the wines, since my parents were big wine […]

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.

Holiday Season Spirits!

Holiday Season Spirits!

Have you gotten all of your holiday gifts together yet? If not, and you’re still looking for that perfect gift, you’ll want to consider some spirits! As a Sommelier working in online wine retail as well as events and virtual tastings, I am constantly asked about spirits to gift for Clients, CEO’s, Staff, and Sprits […]

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.

Holiday Wine Guide 2020!

Holiday Wine Guide 2020!

The holiday season is upon us! After Thanksgiving begins a season full of cheer, music, and hope. Although this year has been weird for most, I think that no matter what, the holiday season can always bring some sort of cheer, light, and reflection to our lives for the better. I love reflecting this time […]

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.

Warm Up This Winter With These Italian Wines!

Warm Up This Winter With These Italian Wines!

Italy is a big part of my wine cellar! From Veneto to Tuscany, to Campania and Sicily, I absolutely love them all. I have some wines from some pretty obscure unknown but beautiful regions in Italy too! Italian wines are special to me since I have family in Italy as well as have visited several […]

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.

Akashi-Tai Sake!

Akashi-Tai Sake!

Sake is a very cool category in the beverage industry. Ive written about it a few times on the site because I enjoy sake with dinner on occasion. Not just when I have sushi either, I really love to enjoy sake with cheeses and other savory non-traditional dishes. Akashi-Tai is a handmade small batch production […]

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.

Le Grande Boucherie, Midtown!

Le Grande Boucherie, Midtown!

Boucherie NYC has a new location and it is stunning! Located on 53rd in between sixth and seventh avenue, it’s the new hot spot for indoor/outdoor dining in Midtown. The outdoor dining is beautiful and has a roof, so diners can enjoy it all year long. I attended the opening of Le Grande Boucherie where […]

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.

Gifts To Sip: Napa Valley Favorites!

Gifts To Sip:  Napa Valley Favorites!

Napa Valley is one of the most famous wine regions in the USA. It is home to some of California’s best wines, and most expensive! Now that does not mean all wines coming from Napa are going to be wildly expensive, however because the region is more well-known than other areas of California, the prices […]

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.

Celebrate The Season with Loire Valley Wines!

Celebrate The Season with Loire Valley Wines!

With fall in full swing, it’s time to introduce you to some wonderful wines to celebrate with this holiday season. I love wines from the Loire Valley, especially Cabernet Franc because they are down to earth, earthy, and affordable. Thanks to Loire Valley Wines I was able to taste some delicious Cabernet Franc wines from […]

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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