Mother’s Day Wine Guide!

Mother’s Day Wine Guide!

Mother’s Day is just around the corner! Although many of us can’t be with our mother’s physically this year due to the current times, there’s still time to send her a bottle of wine, since most likely, having children is the reason she drinks! I have compiled a list from sparkling to white, and of […]

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.

Yealand’s Wines: The Taste of New Zealand!

Yealand’s Wines: The Taste of New Zealand!

When you think of New Zealand, what wines come to mind? Many would say, Sauvignon Blanc, which is a crisp and refreshing white wine that’s perfect for summer! When I think of NZ of course that wine always comes to mind, however, there is so much more to this beautiful country when it comes to […]

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.

Top Tips for Students About to Start College

Top Tips for Students About to Start College

Leaving high school and making the transition to college is one of the biggest steps you will face in life. Nothing can prepare you for the moment you leave home and are forced to stand on your own two feet without your parents by your side. The potential of going to college is an exciting […]

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.

Spring Wines To Stay In With, That Aren’t Sparkling!

Spring Wines To Stay In With, That Aren’t Sparkling!

We finally have spring here in NYC, what about you? Although we can’t enjoy spring to it’s fullest just yet, I’m grateful at least we do have one. For those of you staying safe in your homes and only venturing out for necessary items, I wanted to give you a few more to add to […]

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.

Château Minuty: Beauty And Freshness From Saint-Tropez!

Château Minuty: Beauty And Freshness From Saint-Tropez!

Hello Spring! Even though we are quarantined to our homes, it’s still ok to think about celebrating spring and all that it has to offer. This is the perfect time of year to clean, find a new hobby, go for more walks outdoors, and be out in nature (just six feet apart from others). I […]

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.

Why You Should Be Drinking Chiaretto This Summer!

Why You Should Be Drinking Chiaretto This Summer!

I had the pleasure of visiting the Lake Garda area of Italy in December! It was such an amazing trip, and I learned so much about a Chiaretto, a dry style of Italian rosé. The name “Chiaretto” originates from the Italian word “Chiaro”, meaning “light” or “pale”. Chiaretto is light, fun, and fruity. It’s a 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.

30 + Years Of Wine with Viña Los Vascos!

30 + Years Of Wine with Viña Los Vascos!

Viña Los Vascos is one of my favorite Chilean wineries. The wines are perfectly priced and the quality is always great. They have been around for over thirty years, producing unforgettable wines and discovering new ways to connect with the land. I have had these wines at many of my events, and they’re always a hit! […]

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.

It’s World Malbec Day!

It’s World Malbec Day!

  Did you know April 17th is also known as World Malbec Day? Malbec is one of the most popular grape varietals and for good reason. These grapes produce great wines all over the world! When I say Malbec, what country comes to mind? Most would say Argentina, and you’re not wrong. Argentina is well-known […]

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.

Fontanafredda For Spring!

Fontanafredda For Spring!

Happy Spring! The team from Fontanafredda visited New York City for an amazing press tour at the end of January. Here they visited some of the top cities in the USA to showcase many of the incredible Barolos from the portfolio. I have tasted the wines of Fontanafredda many times, and enjoy them with 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.

Bodega Norton Of Argentina!

Bodega Norton Of Argentina!

Argentinian wines are superb! I love this area in the world for wine because they produce great sparkling wine, white, and red wines. I had the pleasure of having lunch with Bodega Norton who is celebrating 125 years this year! This winery is well known across the globe, and I’m sure somewhere or sometime 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.

How To Relax After A Stressful Day

How To Relax After A Stressful Day

It is important that after a long day at work you are able to come home and relax. Being able to de-stress and unwind after a stressful day is important for your mental health and so that you do not go to bed feeling stressed and anxious – otherwise you often wake up 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.

Winebars, A New Great Way To Store Wine!

Winebars, A New Great Way To Store Wine!

As a Sommelier and wine writer living in a New York apartment, I am always finding new ways to store my wine. I have a nice wine cellar with plenty of racks, but when friends come over I like to have my wine out on the table, and like it to also look nice. Recently, […]

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.