A Nice Night for Nice Whites!

 The weathers been a little unpredictable lately between the gorgeous days you never want to end, the “chance of showers” days that turn into thunderstorms and make you wish you didn’t have to get out of bed and go to work, and then there are those scorching hot days like this past week that make you very thankful for […]

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!

Ultimat Lemon-AID: Take A Stand Against Hunger!

This Monday, May 20th, Ultimat Vodka will be teaming up with Action Against Hunger in launching a campaign at the Manhattan Cocktail Classic event. Tickets will be available for this hunger event as it is open to the public and is a great way to show your support for such a wonderful cause. Ultimat 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!

An Evening with Bolla

Joining some of the Public Relations team of Castello Banfi accompanied by fascinating food and wine professionals at Rafele Restaurant in NYC was the perfect way to spend a Monday evening. What were we drinking you may ask!? Well that night the wine maker from Bolla was in NYC and we were able to not […]

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!

Wine Wednesday with Grooner!

Wine Wednesday with Grooner!

       Gruner Veltliner is a Austria’s number one grape varietal and a beautiful wine with seafood and spicy food. To be honest, I only bought this wine for the label because I loved the hip cartoon like vibe it had along with the name of Grooner.  This wine was great at $7.99 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!

Tea for Allergy Relief!

Spring allergies got your head in a fog? How about a sore throat, watery eyes, and stuffy nose? Well luckily there are some great teas that may help with this seasonal nuisance. Many people suffer from seasonal allergies, and although some medicines work, they are not necessarily healthy for your liver and do not give […]

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!

Cinco De Mayo at Hotel Tortuga

Cinco De Mayo at Hotel Tortuga

Cinco De Mayo is a day celebrated with traditional Mexican cuisine and lots and lots of drinks! Fancy Margaritas, Sangria, and many more inspired drinks are featured on menu’s and the restaurant specials are endless. In New York City holiday’s like these become a huge celebration for people of all backgrounds. Cinco De Mayo has an […]

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!

Spring Into Alsace!

Spring Into Alsace!

   Alsatian wines are wonderful any time of year, but I especially love them in the spring time. The flowers start to bloom, the weather turns nice, and the ever so popular whites and Rose’s come out to play in stores, on menu’s and at tastings. I was invited to attend a pairing dinner hosted […]

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!

Wine Wednesday: Summus, Steak, and a Stuffed Onion… Mmm!

Wine Wednesday: Summus, Steak, and a Stuffed Onion… Mmm!

             I decided I am cherishing this week being half over and kicking off this Wine Wednesday with a 2009 Summus Toscana! This bottle has been staring at me on my wine rack for weeks now and I could not wait any longer to open it. I first tried it in Aruba at the Sunset […]

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!

Relaxation Tea for Tuesday!

Relaxation Tea for Tuesday!

Many consumers know and love tea, but do you really know why you should, or do, drink it? Many consume this beverage for the enticing aromas and variety of flavors, but did you also know that tea has some great healing properties, and that some help illness, pain, and other ailments. After a long 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!

Sunday Sip! Dry Lambrusco

Sunday Sip! Dry Lambrusco

I was having some friends over for a little Sunday Sip and some girl talk when we decided to break out the wine. They usually love what I pick so I wanted to surprise them today with something a little different then the usual sweet or white wine they always want. I broke out 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!

Wine Wednesday! A Beautiful Bolla Wine

Wine Wednesday! A Beautiful Bolla Wine

Bolla, the name in itself says it all. When I see the label, I see a classic wine with character, care, and so much history behind it. This Soave produced from older vines, in the hillside of the Classico Zone of Veneto, exemplifies the fruit forward beauty that consumers know and love about this wine. […]

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!

Sunday Sipping!

Sunday Sipping!

Sunday Sipping is a great way to end the weekend, also making it a great day for some much needed relaxation after a long workweek. With this gorgeous weather we have been having recently in NYC there is nothing better then walking around, seeing sights, and finding some great little bites to pair with wine! […]

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!