10th Anniversary of The Canal Room!

10th Anniversary of The Canal Room!

            The 80’s was an amazing era for music and songs we all know and love today. Even if you weren’t born in this time period, you can’t say that when you hear the opening music for Living On A Prayer or Jessie’s Girl your heart doesn’t instantly start beating 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.

Fabulous Fall Cider and Food Pairing!

Fabulous Fall Cider and Food Pairing!

Who’s ready for Fun Fall Ciders!? These crisp, fruit driven beverages are great in the summer as we all know, but can also get you in the Fall spirit with the right food pairing!       Crispin Cider is smooth, delicate, and the perfect cider for my Slow Cooked BBQ Spare Ribs, Cheddar Mashed Potatoes, 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.

Tom Hyland: An Author, Photographer, and Italian Wine Aficionado!

Tom Hyland: An Author, Photographer, and Italian Wine Aficionado!

Recently I was able to sit down with the Author of Beyond Barolo & Brunello: Italy’s Most Distinctive Wines. Tom Hyland, an inspiring man who has visited the beautiful wine regions of Italy over 50 times. Tom took the time to meet me and share his amazing stories. He is a phenomenal photographer who has […]

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 Riot! A One of a Kind Wine Event!

Wine Riot! A One of a Kind Wine Event!

September 20th -21st one of the ultimate wine events of the year will be in NYC! The Second Glass Wine Riot at the 69th Regiment Armory in Downtown Manhattan, is a huge wine event for every wine-o, of every kind. Whether you’re a wine newbie, a wine lover, a bottle guzzler, or a wine geek, you’re […]

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.

Manhattans in Manhattan at the W Hotel Downtown!

Manhattans in Manhattan at the W Hotel Downtown!

The W Hotel Downtown had one of their last Travel Tuesdays of the summer. Luckily for us W Hotel and Hotel Bar fans, the fun will not end as the W will have many more upcoming events sure to keep you entertained through the fall and winter months.  Last night, September 10th I enjoyed, along […]

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 Wrap Up At The W Hotel!

Summer Wrap Up At The W Hotel!

Travel Tuesdays Grand Finale! Savor the last sips of summer at the W Hotel Downtown tomorrow night. The Grand Finale of Travel Tuesdays wraps up and is going to be a blast! Travel to the W Hotels around the world from the gorgeous Downtown location. Sip sinfully delicious cocktails, taste delectable small bites, and enjoy this beautifully […]

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.

One Incredible Sake Tasting At Mira Sushi IZAKAYA!

One Incredible Sake Tasting At Mira Sushi IZAKAYA!

Sushi, Sake, and so much more! Mira Sushi IZAKAYA in Chelsea, NY is the place to be for great Sushi and Asian Street Food with a flare. Chef Brian Tsao kicked it up for us and presented us with a feast fit for four, but due to the fact that Amanda Mactas, who is 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.

Fat Buddah Asian Tapas!

Fat Buddah Asian Tapas!

I discovered this gem in my neighborhood about a week ago. On Avenue A in Alphabet City, lies this little spot called the Fat Buddha. Known for their late night parties, hot drink specials, and great garlic edamame, this was one spot I had to check out! Silly me decided to go during what would […]

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.

Minds Matter Macallan Tasting Event!

Minds Matter Macallan Tasting Event!

Recently, Minds Matter and The Macallan held a tasting event at Evelyn Drinkery on the Lower East Side. Minds Matter is an inspiring organization that helps high school students from low-income families, but who excel in their studies gain confidence and support for college. With a large number of academic volunteers, these students have the confidence, […]

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.

Sliders, Sides, and Sips for Labor Day!

Sliders, Sides, and Sips for Labor Day!

   Labor Day Weekend is the time for family, friends, and BBQ’s! To spice up our Labor Day this year, I hosted a Sliders, Sides, and Sips party featuring four deliciously sinful sliders, three sides, and four refreshing sips!             Sliders are so much fun not only to make, but to eat as well. Who […]

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 Day!

National Cabernet Day!

As always, visiting my Dad means a great meal and great wine! Celebrating National Cabernet Day was a Foodie Holiday we could not turn down. To make sure this day was done right, dad planned a dinner of Cowboy Rib Veal Chops and Lavender Roasted Zucchini paired with a 2003 Volker Eisele Napa Valley Cabernet […]

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.

Rosé, Oh How I Love Thee!

 Thanks to Cornerstone Communications I was able to try some vibrant and alluring Portuguese Rosé. I decided to taste two wines for dinner because, well, I knew one would go great with the meat, and the other with the shrimp and spiced vegetables. Esporao wines are gorgeous, bright, and full of mouthwatering acidity. The 2011 […]

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.

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