Xeco Sherry Is Perfect For Warm Weather Sipping!

Xeco Sherry Is Perfect For Warm Weather Sipping!

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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.

Garnacha & Grenache: A Grape with Depth and Diversity!

Garnacha & Grenache: A Grape with Depth and Diversity!

Vinexpo was in NYC this year and for those in the wine and beverage trade that enjoy tasting wines from all over the world, meeting producers, and attending master classes, it’s an event not to miss. One of my favorite seminars was on the grape Garnacha, which is also known as Grenache in France. 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.

Tenuta Perano: The Heart of Chianti Classico!

Tenuta Perano: The Heart of Chianti Classico!

I had the pleasure of visiting Chianti Classico in Tuscany last year and it was a wine region experience I will never forget. Between the food, wine, and beautiful sights, there is nothing like it! Fast forward a few months and I was “back in Tuscany” again, except in NYC at Il Gattopardo with Lamberto Frescobaldi, […]

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.

Sunday Wine Crawl Through Norwalk, CT!

Sunday Wine Crawl Through Norwalk, CT!

Living in New York has its perks when it comes to not having to drink and drive. I know I absolutely don’t miss driving since I moved to the big apple six years ago. What’s even better is that in NYC we have accessibility to visit close places like Norwalk, Connecticut because of Metro-North, 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.

Outstanding Eats at Washington Prime in Norwalk, CT!

Outstanding Eats at Washington Prime in Norwalk, CT!

Norwalk CT is one of those areas I would pass on the highway while heading up to college in RI, but never actually visited. It wasn’t until recently I even knew how awesome their restaurant and bar scene was! I decided to spend the day, out of the city exploring Norwalk and all the deliciousness […]

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.

Black Barn Cafe and Bar in Chelsea!

Black Barn Cafe and Bar in Chelsea!

Whenever I am in Chelsea I like to visit Black Barn Cafe and Bar! This well-known restaurant is in the same building as the Chelsea Market, with an entrance street side for easier access. Chef John Doherty and his team bring great farm to table cuisine to Chelsea, equipped with a retail store where you can […]

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.

Black Barn Restaurant Debut’s World Leader Menu!

Black Barn Restaurant Debut’s World Leader Menu!

Black Barn Restaurant is one of my favorite places to dine in NYC! New Yorker’s are very spoiled because we now have Black Barn Cafe as well, but nothing beats the NoMad location. This stunning restaurant on Madison Avenue is the perfect spot when you want an amazing Chef’s Table Experience! I had the pleasure […]

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.

Authentic Lebanese Cuisine At Yara, NYC!

Authentic Lebanese Cuisine At Yara, NYC!

I was excited to discover and taste the newly opened Yara Restaurant on 53rd Street! Here they serve authentic Lebanese cuisine that includes fresh ingredients and everything made in-house. Here at Yara, they are very passionate about the cuisine and take pride in making everything from scratch, using only the best ingredients, to ensure authentic flavors. […]

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.

Pizza Making & Wine at Kesté, NYC

Pizza Making & Wine at Kesté, NYC

I recently took the best Pizza & Wine class at Kesté Pizza & Vino. This Italian kitchen and bar has an entire back room dedicated to teaching hands-on pizza and wine classes as well as mozzarella making classes. I decided to take a class since winter in NYC can make you a bit stir crazy, […]

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.

Lunch in Paris, in NYC!

Lunch in Paris, in NYC!

Sick of bringing your lunch to work every day but also don’t want to overspend on “just ok” cuisine? Try having lunch in “Paris” while never leaving beautiful NYC! I recently visited Boucherie, in Union Square for a #LunchInParis where I enjoyed delicious Parisian dishes and some rosé. Boucherie has two locations, one in 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.

Valdivieso Wines of Chile!

Valdivieso Wines of Chile!

When Winemakers come to NYC to present their wines it’s always such a delight. I recently sat down to lunch with Brett Jackson, of Valdivieso Winery, which started off as a sparkling wine producer and now makes some incredible red wines to0! We enjoyed a beautiful lunch at Union Square Cafe and I had the pleasure […]

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.

Oscar Sips with Piper Heidsieck Champagne!

Oscar Sips with Piper Heidsieck Champagne!

The Oscars are quickly approaching, and for those of you hosting the viewing party or attending one, wine is needed. The live Academy Awards will take place on February 24th, and if you want to sip like the stars, you will want to have some Piper Heidsieck Champagne ready! This Champagne is elegant and bright […]

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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