Dare to Pair: Ruffles Chips & Sips

Dare to Pair: Ruffles Chips & Sips

Do you dare to pair your chips and sips? I recently went to a delicious event with Ruffles Chips where they paired chips with beer. In the Garden Room at The Standard beer writers, enthusiasts, and industry professionals gathered to enjoy a very fun and playful pairing. Chips and sips lined up six beers with […]

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.

Guinness Irish Wheat!

Guinness Irish Wheat!

Guinness has a fun light beer that is perfect for your outdoor sipping all spring and summer long! Guinness’s new Irish Wheat beer is made from 100% Irish wheat malt and is golden in color and full of banana and citrus notes. The flavor is clean with minimal bitterness and delightfully light playful fruit forward […]

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.

Biscotti & Beer Pairings!

Biscotti & Beer Pairings!

This time of year is perfect for pairing biscotti with wine and beer. This cookie is typically enjoyed at the end of a meal with coffee, espresso, or cappuccino. In partnership with Nonni’s Biscotti, this blog is bringing you some bold beer and biscotti pairings! Many know and enjoy Nonni’s Biscotti, which is widely distributed […]

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.

Brew News: Heineken Beer & Drizly!

Brew News: Heineken Beer & Drizly!

Having a Heineken on a hot summer day is like sipping sunshine! Nothing is more refreshing at a BBQ or by the pool than an ice cold bottle of this beer… am I right? This European Lager has been famous for many years and with only 142 calories, it’s simply enjoyable. Living in Manhattan has it’s ups […]

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.

Ciders, and Sours, and Beer, Oh My!

Ciders, and Sours, and Beer, Oh My!

Recently the Super Craft Beer Festival was held at Watermark Bar, a stunning 10,000 square foot venue situated at the end of the beautifully proportioned double level Pier 15. Watermark offers incredible panorama views of the Brooklyn and Williamsburg bridges and Brooklyn skyline; the perfect location to try some superb beers and ciders! The day of […]

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.

The Refreshing Taste of Traveler Shandy!

The Refreshing Taste of Traveler Shandy!

Shandy has always been a summer favorite when you want to sip something during the day thats lighter in alcohol and refreshing. Traveler Beer Co. offers three delicious Shandy’s that come in flavors such as Grapefruit, Lemon, Aloha (pineapple) and IPA. These beers are 4.4% alcohol and are wonderful on their own, but when mixed […]

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.