NY Champagne Week 2015

NY Champagne Week 2015

NY Champagne Week kicked off the holiday season for 2015. From Champagne tastings with Billecart- Salmon to the launch of Champagne Piaff , it was one bubble filled week! The week started off at Riddling Widow: a little spot on Macdougal Street thats filled with bubbly like you would not believe. Enter through the red door […]

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.

Hot November Happenings!

Hot November Happenings!

Some hot November happenings are coming to NYC that you, as a wine lover should know about. The holiday season is upon us and spending time with friends and loved ones while enjoying great food and wine should be on your to do list somewhere. Here are some great food and wine events happening in NYC […]

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.

NYC Champagne Week 2015!

NYC Champagne Week 2015!

Love Champagne? Love NYC? If so then you will love NYC Champagne Week! Founder Blaine Ashley has done it again and has planned a slew of November Champagne filled events for trade, media and now consumers. Yes you bubble lovers can get in on these fun and exciting Champagne filled events to sip and savor […]

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.

Angostura U.S. Cocktail Challenge!

Angostura U.S. Cocktail Challenge!

Angostura: well known for being one of the most popular bitter’s out there recently held a competition in the USA. Using their fine collections of Rum’s as well as Bitter’s, this cocktail challenge took place at Seamstress, NY where we tasted, judged, and watched some of the best mixologists from their home cities “shake their way” […]

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.

NYC Wine/Spirit Events: Rosé Riot & More!

NYC Wine/Spirit Events: Rosé Riot & More!

Wine events are everywhere in every city and it can be tough to decipher the good ones vs. the ones where you’re really going just to get a little more than tipsy. If you want to attend some fun, stylish, and educational events where you can leave with the wine or wines you loved, then check […]

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.

Earth Day Peruvian Style!

Earth Day Peruvian Style!

Celebrate Earth Day on April 23, 2015 Peruvian style!  Join Peruvian Chefs and Pisco Lovers for 7 Piscos and 14 Cocktails. This is a way of paying homage to Pachamama (the Earth Mother) who receives a pago de tierra (payment to the earth) of Pisco before any bottle is filled. Pisco is not only for sour’s anymore, however […]

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.

Transport to Corsica Wine Country!

Transport to Corsica Wine Country!

Corsica wine country is coming to NYC! Yes April 9-11th, 2015 enjoy this new SOHO exhibit at Openhouse Mulberry.  This exhibit is a great way to take your palate on a journey through a wonderful region in France. This tasting opportunity will transport attendees to the burgeoning wine regions of this Mediterranean island. All 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.

NYC Spring Wine Festival 2015!

NYC Spring Wine Festival 2015!

The NYC Spring Wine Festival is coming! May 9th grab your glasses and your tickets and  get to this great tasting. Live music, hors d’ oeuvres, and lots of wine. This night is held at the Broad Street Ballroom from 3-6pm or 8-11pm. Join fellow wine lovers in tasting over 200 wines, enjoying delicious pairings, […]

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.

Chateau La Paws Wine

Chateau La Paws Wine

“You’re never really drinking alone if the dog is home…” Makes sense right? You want some wine, your dog wants some company… hence you’re not drinking alone. Chateau La Paws recognizes that and thats why I love these wines so much. Not only do they support animals for the North Shore Animal League America, but […]

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.

Taste Some Single Malt and Tapas!

Taste Some Single Malt and Tapas!

    This Wednesday February 18th, 2015 Clement Restaurant & Bar will welcome Bruichladdich: one of the world’s finest producers of true and artisanal Single Malt Scotch Whisky. This evening is one not to miss for your single malt fans as you will get to sip, savor, and pair tapas. This “spirited” evening will be hosted […]

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.

Italian Wine Week NYC!

Italian Wine Week NYC!

Love Italian wines? If so, its time to celebrate Italian Wine Week! Starting February 1st until the 5th you can enjoy one of the grandest wine events held outside Italy. Held this year at the Waldorf Astoria, you will have access to the seminars, tastings, and discussions. You will be able to meet and greet […]

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.

Diplomático Rum World Cocktail Finals!

Diplomático Rum World Cocktail Finals!

A day filled with big, bold, quality driven Diplomático Rum is never a bad way to spend a Monday, or any day of the week for that matter. Recently Diplomático Rum held a World Cocktail Competition where some of the best Mixologists who won in NY, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles and Miami. This event took […]

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.