Holiday Wine Guide!

Holiday Wine Guide!

Fall approached fast, after what seemed to be a never-ending summer. I know many enjoy as much summer as possible, but in the fall and winter is when I thrive. I absolutely love the chill in the air, it’s energizing by day, and also makes you want to curl up with a great glass of wine […]

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.

Brooklyn Crush Is Coming!

Brooklyn Crush Is Coming!

Have you been to Brooklyn Crush? If not, then you’ll have your chance on November 11th, to attend an afternoon or evening session of this fantastic event. Every year Brooklyn Crush draws in food, wine, and spirits lovers alike to taste, talk, and explore unique and diverse brands in the food and beverage space. 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.

Hallow-Wines, Spirits, and Cocktail Guide!!

Hallow-Wines, Spirits, and Cocktail Guide!!

Halloween is quickly approaching and although the chill in the air doesn’t seem to be creeping up anytime soon, it still does not mean we can’t celebrate halloween the right way! What’s the right way? Celebrating with some deep reds, scary movies, spirits, and spooktacular cocktails! Hallow-Wines & Spirits Ravenswood Besieged Red Blend 2014- 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.

National Vodka Day Cocktails!

National Vodka Day Cocktails!

Wednesday October 4th is National Vodka Day! If you’re seeking some cool, refreshing, and fun vodka cocktails for this fun day, then you’ve come to the right blog. Below are some great vodka cocktails that will have you celebrating National Vodka Day the right way! American Harvest Grapefruit Greyhound- by Sara Lehman, Sommelier & Lifestyle […]

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.

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.

Davidoff’s Winston Churchill, The Late Hour

Davidoff’s Winston Churchill, The Late Hour

I had the pleasure of visiting Davidoff Cigars on Madison Avenue a few weeks ago, where I was able to smoke a Winston Churchill, The Late Hour Cigar. It’s a strong, smooth, and bold cigar that’s tobacco leaves have been aged in Scotch single malt whiskey casks for six months. This creates intensity, depth, 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.

Mionetto Prosecco Cocktail Challenge!

Mionetto Prosecco Cocktail Challenge!

Do you love Prosecco? If so, this cocktail challenge is for you! Mionetto Prosecco USA announced the call for submissions for the second annual ‘Mionetto Cocktail Challenge.’  The brand is working in partnership with Time Inc.’s Food & Wine, and contestants across the country will be able to submit an original Mionetto sparkling cocktail recipe […]

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.

Pio Cesare Chinato & Vermouth!

Pio Cesare Chinato & Vermouth!

Pio Cesare, a well known and loved winery brand has been producing small quantities of Barolo Chinato and Vermouth since the beginning of history. In the 1950’s the brand stopped due to deeply changing tastes and palate preferences. Today however, that is no longer the case and we can welcome back these wonderful traditional Italian […]

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.

HEAVENSAKE: French Flair Meets Japanese Tradition

HEAVENSAKE: French Flair Meets Japanese Tradition

HEAVENSAKE Sake combines French flair with Japanese tradition, utilizing Regis Camus’s unrivaled skills as a cellarmaster, as well as two leaders in sake brewing. The houses of Dassai (Junmai Daiginjo) and Urakasumi (Junmai Ginjo) were chosen to help realize the vision of HEAVENSAKE, and produce this incredible drink. First and foremost, what is sake? Sake is […]

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.

Rodney Strong Master Blender Sweepstakes!

Rodney Strong Master Blender Sweepstakes!

Beginning on Monday, April 3, 2017, wine fans from across the United States will have the opportunity to enter online to be one of three Rodney Strong Vineyards Master Blenders! The winners will be randomly chosen to enjoy an exclusive, educational long weekend in Sonoma County with a guest. The prize is a one 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.

NJ Winter Wine Festival!

NJ Winter Wine Festival!

Guess what New Jersey? There’s a Winter Wine Festival coming to you too! New York Wine Events is pleased to invite you to the New Jersey Winter Wine Festival on Friday, February 24, 2016 at the Hilton Short Hills Hotel. This is New Jersey’s Premier Urban Resort, where you can “taste the night away” and enjoy a wonderful selection […]

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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