Bacon & Beer Classic, NYC!

Bacon & Beer Classic, NYC!

This year out in Queens, NY the Bacon & Beer Classic will take over! This over the top, all you can eat food and beer fest will take place at The USTA National Tennis Center on Saturday, September 29th. It’s slated to be the biggest to date and for good reason.  Do you love bacon, […]

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.

History “Unscrewed” with emBrazen Wine!

History “Unscrewed” with emBrazen Wine!

Women have always made history, especially when it comes to changing the game and pushing boundaries. Today, you see more women in more powerful positions than ever before and when it comes to the wine industry this is changing as well. Not only are more women becoming winemakers but now, thanks to emBRAZEN Wines, these […]

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 Pairings with Prosecco Superiore DOCG!

Perfect Pairings with Prosecco Superiore DOCG!

Prosecco Superiore DOCG is renowned for its versatility and food-friendliness. Recently I had the pleasure of enjoying Prosecco paired with select dishes at Marche Maman, in NYC to see just how many dishes Prosecco can pair well with.  Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore D.O.C.G is world renowned and very well known. Prosecco should not be referred to 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.

Top 10 Food and Beverage Picks of 2018!

Top 10 Food and Beverage Picks of 2018!

This year I have tried a lot of new fun kitchen tools, wine accessories, food subscriptions, snacks, and so much more. I decided to pull together a roundup to prep you for what’s about to be a very busy fall and holiday season! Here are my top picks for 2018 to help you live easier, […]

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.

California Cheeses & Kim Crawford Wines!

California Cheeses & Kim Crawford Wines!

This time of year with addicting TV shows and football coming back into season, I love planning get-togethers with my friends! After just moving into my first 1br apartment in Manhattan, I have been having a lot of girls nights with wine and great food. As a former chef, it’s not hard to whip up […]

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.

Get Grilling with Ravage Wines!

Get Grilling with Ravage Wines!

Just because summer is coming to a close doesn’t mean we have to stop grilling our favorite foods! I recently decided to spend Labor Day grilling up a storm in my NYC apartment thanks to Ravage Wines, Pitmaster Hugh Mangum’s of Mighty Quinn’s BBQ, and the Gotham Smokeless Grill. I discovered Ravage wines a few years ago […]

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 Sabra Hummus!

Edible Entertaining with Sabra Hummus!

Who doesn’t love a party? I know one of my favorite things to do is entertain, especially with food and wine! Sometimes you’re in a time crunch and have to whip up a delicious spread for your guests, and that’s when I go to my favorite healthier option, Sabra Hummus! Sabra Hummus has an insanely […]

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.

Yarden Inc. Wines of Israel!

Yarden Inc. Wines of Israel!

I had the pleasure recently of dining with Winemaker Victor Schoefeld, of Golan Heights Winery! This Israeli winery: Yarden Inc, is a producer of some fine sparkling and still wines. Victor is American born and the Chief Winemaker of Golan Heights. He has a passion for gastronomy and spent most of his adult life tending […]

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.

National Cabernet Sauvignon Day!

National Cabernet Sauvignon Day!

Today is National Cabernet Sauvignon Day! With so many cabernets out there, it can be hard to choose what to drink tonight to celebrate. To save you the trouble, I chose a fun Cabernet Sauvignon from Mendoza, Argentina! Achaval Ferrer started in 1998 when a group of Italian and Argentine friends joined forces to make […]

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 Cocktails: Nino Franco Summer Kir

Wine Cocktails: Nino Franco Summer Kir

As summer winds down and we start to embrace falls arrival, there’s always time for some fun summer wine cocktails. Thanks to Nino Franco and Terlato Wines, this Summer Kir will cure your end of summer blues. Nino Franco Rustico, Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore DOCG, is an elegant prosecco that deserves to be showcased in 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.

The Fat Radish, NYC

The Fat Radish, NYC

The Fat Radish is a wonderful farm to table restaurant serving incredible cuisine and cocktails. This hot spot in the LES (lower east side) is one that will have you wanting to make weekly visits. The interior is rustic and reminiscent of  London’s Covent Market, with long wooden farm tables, white brick walls, and a large skylight […]

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.

Savini Tartufi: A Truffle Experience in Tuscany!

Savini Tartufi: A Truffle Experience in Tuscany!

During my recent spring trip to Tuscany, Italy I had the opportunity to taste truffle in every which way possible! We stopped by Savini Tartufi, a truffle company who does everything from sourcing them to preparing food and accompaniments with truffle. Here you will find an exclusive truffle experience complete with amazing food and 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.