Creative Oscars Cocktails!

Creative Oscars Cocktails!

The 90th Oscars® is almost here, do you know what cocktails or wine you will be sipping while watching? This list of creative Oscars cocktails will help you navigate your evening and enjoy this star-studded event from the comfort of your own couch! This year Lillet has collaborated with actor and cocktail enthusiast Whitney Adams 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.

National Margarita Day!

National Margarita Day!

It’s National Margarita Day on February 22nd! For those of you who like to prepare cocktails at home like me, here are the top Margarita recipes to fuel you for another national drinking day! rokz Ginger Vanilla Mezcal-Rita: by Sara Lehman *I am inspired by eggwhite cocktails and absolutely love adding an egg white to 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.

“Fall In Love” With Valentines Day Cocktails!

“Fall In Love” With Valentines Day Cocktails!

Valentines Day is a week away! If you’re still struggling to find the perfect cocktail to make your partner or gal pals, then you’ve come to the right read. Thanks to a bunch of great brands and mixologists,  I’ve compiled together a great cocktail guide to get you through Valentines Day. Whether you and 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.

Sipp Sparkling Organic Sodas!

Sipp Sparkling Organic Sodas!

I recently stumbled upon Sipp Organic Sparkling Beverages which I instantly fell in love with. Sometimes I come home from work and really need a cocktail, not because anything went wrong or I am stressed, simply because I love to sip on something at the end of the day. Sipp helps me create easy and delicious […]

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.

Game Day Drinks & Snacks!

Game Day Drinks & Snacks!

The Super Bowl LII is just a few days away! Do you have your game day drinks ready? What about snacks? For those of you still seeking the perfect cocktail to enjoy with the game, be sure to pair them with the proper snacks and appetizers to make your Super Bowl party complete! Snacks Captain’s […]

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.

Fall Favorites with Captain Morgan Jack-O-‘Blast!

Fall Favorites with Captain Morgan Jack-O-‘Blast!

Have you tasted Captain Morgan’s Jack-O-‘Blast? It is a fall inspired spirit that you really should try if you enjoy pumpkin flavor. If you like pumpkin cocktails, here are a few to keep you going all fall and winter long. My favorites are below, thank’s to Captain Morgan! Captain Morgan Jack-O’Blast Shot 1.5 oz. Captain […]

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.

Jordan’s Skinny Mixes!

Jordan’s Skinny Mixes!

While attending the Fancy Food Show, I discovered a delicious non-alcoholic drink mix that makes holiday entertaining and lower calorie cocktail creating so much easier. Jordan’s Skinny Mixes are low sugar and calorie drink mixes that come in a variety of flavors. Each mix comes bottled, with flavors like Blood Orange Margarita, Apple & Spice […]

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.

Summer Sips: LeJay Cassis Cocktails

Summer Sips: LeJay Cassis Cocktails

With the summer heat on the rise, fun fruit forward cocktails are a must! LeJay Cassis Liqueur is the perfect addition to any cocktail. I enjoy using LeJay as much as possible in cocktails as well as desserts. I am always infusing wine, spirits, and liqueurs into my desserts and find that it can be […]

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.

Slow & Low Rock and Rye!

Slow & Low Rock and Rye!

Slow & Low Rock and Rye Whiskey recently released a high quality canned cocktail! I am a big fan of Slow & Low straight rye whiskey, so when I heard about their cocktail in a can, I knew I had to try it. Inside the cans contain a mixture of aged straight rye whiskey, raw honey […]

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.

Elevated Spring Cocktails!

Elevated Spring Cocktails!

Spring inspired cocktails have arrived! For those seeking some elevated cocktails, here are some easy and delicious concoctions to make at home. Thanks to elit by Stolichnaya, spring has sprung on Somm In The City with some fun warm weather cocktails. Grab your gals, mix these up, and head outdoors…. it’s almost rooftop season!  The Greenskeeper: Courtesy of elit […]

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.

St. Patty’s Day Cocktails!

St. Patty’s Day Cocktails!

St. Patty’s Day is tomorrow! Who’s having some green beer? What about an Irish Cream cocktail? If so, you’ve come to the right blog post! Thanks to True Citrus and Kerry Gold Irish Cream Liqueur, here are some cocktails to get your St. Patricks Day cocktail-ing on! True Lime Mojito:  Courtesy of True Citrus 10 […]

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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