Valentines Day Reds!

Valentines Day Reds!

Valentines Day is quickly approaching and whether you’re planning a romantic dinner with your sweetie, and need some wine to pair… or simply want to give the gift of some incredible vino to the one you love, you’ve come to the right wine list! Wine can be a romantic gift to give for valentine’s day, […]

Sara Lehman

About Sara Lehman

NYC's newest Food and Wine Personality! Sara is a Sommelier and Private Chef with a passion for food, beverage, travel, and luxury. "Real Pairings For Real People" bringing you the best in food, booze, travel, and lifestyle!

Superbowl Snacks & Sweets!

Superbowl Snacks & Sweets!

Superbowl LI is this Sunday February 5th, 2017! Are you prepared yet? If you’re hosting the party at your place, make sure you’re prepared with plenty of Moore’s Marinade and some Austin Eastciders. Normally for the big game, I prepare the usual chicken wings, pigs in a blanket, and pair some beers. This year I […]

Sara Lehman

About Sara Lehman

NYC's newest Food and Wine Personality! Sara is a Sommelier and Private Chef with a passion for food, beverage, travel, and luxury. "Real Pairings For Real People" bringing you the best in food, booze, travel, and lifestyle!

Gifts For Your Gal: Valentines Day!

Gifts For Your Gal: Valentines Day!

Hooray for Valentines Day! If you’re seeking great gifts for her, you’ve come to the right blog post. I happen to love Valentines Day, whether i’m single or in a relationship (mainly because I have a dog… who’s always my Valentine) and whether you’re having a romantic night in, or hosting a Galentines day party, there’s a […]

Sara Lehman

About Sara Lehman

NYC's newest Food and Wine Personality! Sara is a Sommelier and Private Chef with a passion for food, beverage, travel, and luxury. "Real Pairings For Real People" bringing you the best in food, booze, travel, and lifestyle!

Wonderful Winter Cocktails!

Wonderful Winter Cocktails!

Yes… it’s still winter. Have no fear however because in winter there are plenty of wonderful holidays to celebrate and great cocktails to keep you entertained through them all. With the Super Bowl and Valentines Day approaching, it’s time to step up your cocktail game a bit and sip some of these lovely options. Frozen Terrain: Created […]

Sara Lehman

About Sara Lehman

NYC's newest Food and Wine Personality! Sara is a Sommelier and Private Chef with a passion for food, beverage, travel, and luxury. "Real Pairings For Real People" bringing you the best in food, booze, travel, and lifestyle!

Sauternes For Your Sweetheart!

Sauternes For Your Sweetheart!

Don’t be afraid to break out the sweeter wines this winter! Dessert wines make wonderful cheese, meat, and dessert pairings and are a great gift. This Valentines Day, do something different and plan a romantic night in, while you pair your sweetheart with one of these sensational sweet Sauternes! What is a Sauternes?– These sweet wines […]

Sara Lehman

About Sara Lehman

NYC's newest Food and Wine Personality! Sara is a Sommelier and Private Chef with a passion for food, beverage, travel, and luxury. "Real Pairings For Real People" bringing you the best in food, booze, travel, and lifestyle!

Romantic Getaways!

Romantic Getaways!

Valentines Day is approaching and if you’re looking to take your significant other somewhere fun, then you’ve come to the right blog post! Throughout the years I have visited some pretty sensational spots on the East Coast and West Coast thanks to my blog, and I am here to share my top five destinations with […]

Sara Lehman

About Sara Lehman

NYC's newest Food and Wine Personality! Sara is a Sommelier and Private Chef with a passion for food, beverage, travel, and luxury. "Real Pairings For Real People" bringing you the best in food, booze, travel, and lifestyle!

NJ Winter Wine Festival!

NJ Winter Wine Festival!

Guess what New Jersey? There’s a Winter Wine Festival coming to you too! New York Wine Events is pleased to invite you to the New Jersey Winter Wine Festival on Friday, February 24, 2016 at the Hilton Short Hills Hotel. This is New Jersey’s Premier Urban Resort, where you can “taste the night away” and enjoy a wonderful selection […]

Sara Lehman

About Sara Lehman

NYC's newest Food and Wine Personality! Sara is a Sommelier and Private Chef with a passion for food, beverage, travel, and luxury. "Real Pairings For Real People" bringing you the best in food, booze, travel, and lifestyle!

NYC Winter Wine Festival

NYC Winter Wine Festival

It’s that time of year again! New Year, new wines to try and if you’re looking to try a large number of wines all in one night, then look no further than NYC’s Winter Wine Festival happening February 4th, 2017. Saturday at the PlayStation Theater in Times Square, NYC you can taste 250+ wines, enjoy […]

Sara Lehman

About Sara Lehman

NYC's newest Food and Wine Personality! Sara is a Sommelier and Private Chef with a passion for food, beverage, travel, and luxury. "Real Pairings For Real People" bringing you the best in food, booze, travel, and lifestyle!

NYE DIY Bubbly Bar & Bites!

NYE DIY Bubbly Bar & Bites!

It’s almost time to scream, “Happy New Year”! If you’re staying in to host the party and don’t want to be the bartender all night long, here’s a great way to be the host/hostess with the most entertaining freedom! This year ditch the beer buckets and dip station and create your own DIY Bubbly Bar and […]

Sara Lehman

About Sara Lehman

NYC's newest Food and Wine Personality! Sara is a Sommelier and Private Chef with a passion for food, beverage, travel, and luxury. "Real Pairings For Real People" bringing you the best in food, booze, travel, and lifestyle!

Carmenere: A Major Chilean Grape Varietal!

Carmenere: A Major Chilean Grape Varietal!

Carmenere! Usually when I suggest this grape to my red wine loving customers who visit the NYC wine stores I am a Sommelier at, I tend to get some pretty confused looks. This grape is a wonderful but not so well-known variety, that was originally planted in the Médoc region of Bordeaux, France. It produces deep red […]

Sara Lehman

About Sara Lehman

NYC's newest Food and Wine Personality! Sara is a Sommelier and Private Chef with a passion for food, beverage, travel, and luxury. "Real Pairings For Real People" bringing you the best in food, booze, travel, and lifestyle!

Holiday Season Sparklers!

Holiday Season Sparklers!

It’s time to pop the bubbly! The holiday season calls for some delicious holiday sparklers, and if you enjoy Champagne taste, but may be on a budget, have no fear. There are still a ton of sparkling wine options for you to choose from. From dry to sweet and everything in between, you are destined to […]

Sara Lehman

About Sara Lehman

NYC's newest Food and Wine Personality! Sara is a Sommelier and Private Chef with a passion for food, beverage, travel, and luxury. "Real Pairings For Real People" bringing you the best in food, booze, travel, and lifestyle!

Gourmet Gift Baskets!

Gourmet Gift Baskets!

Procrastinating on those holiday gifts? On a time crunch and need something delivered to that special someone? If you’re tired of heading to the mall or simply out of time to go shopping, Gourmet Gift Baskets has you covered this holiday season! Believe Holiday OREO Cookies: Who doesn’t enjoy chocolate covered OREO’s? This is the season […]

Sara Lehman

About Sara Lehman

NYC's newest Food and Wine Personality! Sara is a Sommelier and Private Chef with a passion for food, beverage, travel, and luxury. "Real Pairings For Real People" bringing you the best in food, booze, travel, and lifestyle!