Hot Holiday Find: DISARONNO wears TRUSSARDI

Hot Holiday Find: DISARONNO wears TRUSSARDI

I never thought to enjoy amaretto too much until I found the new limited edition of Disaronno. This is the world’s most famous Italian liqueur, and I think it’s a perfect fit for the holiday season. DISARONNO has partnered with Italian fashion house TRUSSARDI to launch a limited-edition bottle that’s dressed in the brand’s notable texture and […]

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.

Bulleit Bourbon Tattoo Edition!

Bulleit Bourbon Tattoo Edition!

Bulleit Bourbon is one of my favorite bourbons in the market. They may be owned by a big brand, and I do enjoy focusing on smaller craft distilleries, but I can’t help it; I love Bulleit! They are always staying innovative and now have a limited edition collection of tattooed bottles. These bottles are designed […]

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.

Taste The Best Of The Barossa Valley with Jacob’s Creek Wines!

Taste The Best Of The Barossa Valley with Jacob’s Creek Wines!

The Barossa Valley in Australia is a notable wine-producing region the northeast of Adelaide, South Australia. The area includes an array of high-profile wineries offering tours and cellar-door tastings, where Shiraz grapes dominate. I had the pleasure of tasting Jacob’s Creek Double Barrel Shiraz and Cabernet Sauvignon. These wines mature in one barrel and then […]

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.

Van Gogh Dutch Caramel Vodka is A Fall Favorite!

Van Gogh Dutch Caramel Vodka is A Fall Favorite!

If you love the taste of caramel and want to up your cocktail game this fall and winter season, then you have to try a bottle of Van Gogh Dutch Caramel Vodka! I recently hosted a fall event at One Sixty Madison, which is a Luxury Residential High Rise I do the food and beverage […]

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.

Edible Entertaining with Noble Vines!

Edible Entertaining with Noble Vines!

I recently had the pleasure of attending a ladies lunch where we explored Noble Vines Wine and food pairings. The lunch was led by Sommelier and Entertaining Expert, Sarah Tracey of The Lush Life. These wines come from Lodi, California as well as surrounding slopes of cool-climate San Bernabe Vineyard in Monterey, California. These wines are […]

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.

Fall Flavors: Maple Cinnamon Prosecco Cocktail

Fall Flavors: Maple Cinnamon Prosecco Cocktail

‘Tis the season for cold weather cocktails! What I love about the holidays and this brisk fall weather are the aromas of apples, cinnamon, and maple in food as well as cocktails. I recently took a weekend trip to Woodstock, NY where fall is everywhere. The foliage is amazing in upstate New York and the leaves […]

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.

Donnachiara Winery!

Donnachiara Winery!

I had the pleasure of having lunch in October with Ilaria Petitto of Donnachiara Winery. It’s located in Montefalcione, where the heart of three Irpinian DOCG wines are produced: Fiano di Avellino, Greco di Tufo, and Taurasi. This winery overtime has helped to preserve the traditions of an area naturally suited to good viticulture since […]

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.

A True Taste of Marche, Italy with Velenosi Wines!

A True Taste of Marche, Italy with Velenosi Wines!

For those of you who know me, you know I taste a lot of wines. I had the pleasure recently of tasting wines from the Marche region in Italy where I discovered some amazing wines and great grapes. Marche is a small lesser known area of Italy known as the “Region of 100 cities” and […]

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.

Whiskey Blending with New York Distilling Company!

Whiskey Blending with New York Distilling Company!

I had the absolute pleasure of visiting the New York Distilling Company in Brooklyn a few weeks ago. This distillery is known for producing Dorothy Parker Gin and Ragtime Rye, but they also produce more labels as well. Whiskey tasting, in general, is tough, even for someone as experienced like me. I enjoy whiskey, especially […]

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.

Halloween Cocktails with Tanteo Jalapeño Tequila!

Halloween Cocktails with Tanteo Jalapeño Tequila!

Spice up your Halloween drinking with Tanteo Jalapeño Tequila! Tanteo® Tequila is the original 100% agave spicy tequila. With original Jalapeño, smoky Chipotle, and extra spicy Habanero expressions, Tanteo is distilled, infused, and bottled by hand in the hills of Jalisco, Mexico. The result is an award-winning artisanal product that is anything but ordinary. Tanteo was […]

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.

Great Eats at Underdog Bar in FIDI!

Great Eats at Underdog Bar in FIDI!

I recently had the pleasure of visiting Underdog Bar in the Financial District of NYC. Going downtown is always and Underdog is a delicious one. They specialize in craft cocktails and offer great menu items to pair along. I started off with the Black Shuck cocktail, made with Jameson Black Barrel, Black Dirt Apple Brandy, […]

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.

Long Meadow Ranch Wines!

Long Meadow Ranch Wines!

The Hall family along with Long Meadow Ranch artisans have a passion for farming, food, wine, and service. This is showcased through the wonderful Long Meadow Ranch Wines I recently tasted. The vineyards are the backbone of Long Meadow Ranch and all of the vineyards equate to over 150 planted acres in Napa and Anderson Valley. 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.