MAMO: An Italian and Provençal Dining Experience

MAMO: An Italian and Provençal Dining Experience

MAMO, located on West Broadway in between Grand and Canal Street offers a delightful dining experience. Here you will taste and savor delicious Italian and Provençal cuisine right in the heart of SOHO, NYC. The food, service, and ambiance make Mamo a perfect spot for gathering with friends, enjoying a date night, hosting a lavish cocktail […]

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.

Champagne Jacquart

Champagne Jacquart

I had the pleasure of having lunch with some wonderful women in the wine industry as well as Winemaker, Floriane Eznack, of Champagne Jacquart. I always love when winemakers come to the city to visit with industry and media like myself. Floraine guided lunch guests through a Champagne tasting at Claudette, in the Flamingo Room. This […]

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.

Garden to Table with Tom Gore Wines!

Garden to Table with Tom Gore Wines!

“Farming isn’t a profession, it’s a way of life” – TomGoreVineyards.com.  I talk about Tom Gore Vineyards on the blog a lot, because I genuinely enjoy these wines. Tom Gore is a second generation grape farmer from Sonoma County with a passion for grape growing and wine production. Recently I received something fun from 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.

Allaire Privée Tequila

Allaire Privée Tequila

Today we celebrate National Tequila Day! For those of you looking for something one of a kind and alluring to sip, Allaire Privée Tequila is a stylish, high quality crafted tequila that is as beautiful as the bottle it comes in.  This premium tequila is made with 100% select blue weber agave that is slowly cooked 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.

Hungarian Wine: Patricius Tokaj Furmint

Hungarian Wine: Patricius Tokaj Furmint

Have you had the chance to try Hungarian wine? This month I tasted Patricius Furmint, which originates from the Tokaj region of Hungary. This grape grows well there, and is one of the most widely well known. It is used mainly to produce dry, single varietal wines and is quite lovely. The Patricius Furmint is […]

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.

Summer Cocktails with Califia Farms!

Summer Cocktails with Califia Farms!

I recently discovered a great juice and cold brew coffee company. Califia Farms offers a wide range of healthier juices, cold brew coffees, plant milks, and creamers. Summer is the perfect time of year to enjoy cold brew as much as possible and that’s exactly what I did when I tried Califia Farms! The Pure […]

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.

New Zealand: Villa Maria Wines

New Zealand: Villa Maria Wines

Villa Maria is an award winning winery from New Zealand that produces some pretty stellar wines. I recently had the pleasure of tasting a wide range of the wineries collection with Snooth Media. This virtual tasting lineup included: Sparkling Sauvignon Blanc, Hawkes Bay Rosé, Private Bin Sauvignon Blanc, Taylor’s Pass Chardonnay, Cellar Selection Pinot Noir, […]

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.

Ringly: Stay Fit, Look Fabulous!

Ringly: Stay Fit, Look Fabulous!

I recently discovered Ringly. This fashionable activity tracker that keeps track of all your steps, calories burned, miles walked, and even meditation times. On top of that, the Ringly bracelet also notifies you when you receive a text, call, or email, as well as many other options. You can even link the bracelet to your […]

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 20 Rosés For Summer

Top 20 Rosés For Summer

Yes way, rosé! If you haven’t satisfied your rosé obsession yet, and are seeking some more to sip, heres a list of the top rosés I have tasted for your summer consumption. If you’re like myself, you enjoy rosé all year round and don’t only sip this beautiful wine in the summer months. Here 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.

Aerosoles: Feel Good Fashionable Summer Must Haves!

Aerosoles: Feel Good Fashionable Summer Must Haves!

Whether you work in the hospitality industry or enjoy being comfortable and stylish, Aerosoles are the perfect fit for every occasion. The brand has been a favorite of mine for some time now, given I work in the restaurant and wine industry. I have and had suffered from Morton’s Neuroma for many years, due 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.

Amarone Tasting with Tommasi!

Amarone Tasting with Tommasi!

I recently had the pleasure of dining with the winemaker Pierangelo Tommasi, of Tommasi Winery, a well known and loved winery in the heart of Valpolicella Classico (Pedemonte). From grandfather Giacomo Tommasi’s tiny vineyard, the Tommasi estate has grown steadily over the course of years and today it extends over 195 hectares of hillside vineyards blessed by […]

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 Barrel Strength

Bulleit Bourbon Barrel Strength

I had the pleasure of meeting Tom Bulleit, Master Distiller and owner of Bulleit Frontier Whiskey. Together we tasted through some incredible Bulleit cocktails as well as the whiskeys neat. The tasting was led by Tom as well as the National Brand Ambassador Ewan Morgan. The pair of them have incredible chemistry when discussing 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.