Father’s Day Wine & Whiskey Guide!

Father’s Day Wine & Whiskey Guide!

Father’s Day is quickly approaching, just in time for stores to open in Phase 2 as well. If you want to get dad a gift he probably really needs, go to the liquor store (they’re essential)! Here I have a short and sweet list of great wines as well as whiskey’s dad will love for […]

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.

Casas De Hualdo, An Outstanding Olive Oil From Toledo, Spain!

Casas De Hualdo, An Outstanding Olive Oil From Toledo, Spain!

I had the pleasure of visiting Toledo, Spain for the first time in June 2019. It was an amazing trip, and was for pure pleasure…and some wine work, of course! We spent our days eating and drinking, and one of my favorite things to enjoy was the olive oils. Many people know Italy for olive […]

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.

Mother’s Day Wine Guide!

Mother’s Day Wine Guide!

Mother’s Day is just around the corner! Although many of us can’t be with our mother’s physically this year due to the current times, there’s still time to send her a bottle of wine, since most likely, having children is the reason she drinks! I have compiled a list from sparkling to white, and 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.

Spring Wines To Stay In With, That Aren’t Sparkling!

Spring Wines To Stay In With, That Aren’t Sparkling!

We finally have spring here in NYC, what about you? Although we can’t enjoy spring to it’s fullest just yet, I’m grateful at least we do have one. For those of you staying safe in your homes and only venturing out for necessary items, I wanted to give you a few more to add 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.

Winebars, A New Great Way To Store Wine!

Winebars, A New Great Way To Store Wine!

As a Sommelier and wine writer living in a New York apartment, I am always finding new ways to store my wine. I have a nice wine cellar with plenty of racks, but when friends come over I like to have my wine out on the table, and like it to also look nice. Recently, […]

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.

Tussock Jumper Wines: One Label With Wines From Around The World!

Tussock Jumper Wines: One Label With Wines From Around The World!

  Tussock Jumper is a premium wine brand I was recently introduced to. Created with passion from wine specialists, from eleven different countries, these wines range from sparkling to white, red and even rosé! “Our aim is to bring together the world’s very best wines under a single, distinctive, quality mark: the woolly red sweater […]

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.

Winter Wine Guide: What To Drink And Pair!

Winter Wine Guide: What To Drink And Pair!

Sometimes I get stuck “seasonally sipping” and tend to always choose reds in the winter. Partly because of my boyfriend, who enjoys red wine more than anything else, and partly because I too enjoy red wine. I don’t want to just be a seasonal drinker though, so you’ll always find a bottle of bubbly in […]

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.

Sparkle This NYE With These Top Bubbly Picks!

Sparkle This NYE With These Top Bubbly Picks!

New Year’s Eve is a wonderful evening to celebrate! Whether you’re out at a party, a hip restaurant, or taking it easy indoors in your pajamas, NYE is always a great excuse to pop some bubbly and celebrate a new year. Sparkling wine makes the evening even that much more festive, and for good reason. […]

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.

Perfect Picks For Holiday Party Gifting!

Perfect Picks For Holiday Party Gifting!

  When it comes to holiday party gifting it can be difficult to find the perfect pairing for the host or hostess. Whether it’s a work party, friends gathering, or social engagement, showing up empty handed around the holiday season sometimes isn’t an option. Here is a fun gift idea list full of great finds […]

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.

Wines For The Rest of Summer and Early Fall!

Wines For The Rest of Summer and Early Fall!

Summer is winding down but that doesn’t mean we have to switch to winter wines just yet! Keep buying the rosés, whites, and lighter reds because the sunny season is not over. Although I am not really a “seasonal drinker” I do consume more white wines and rosés in the warmer months because they’re refreshing […]

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.

Canned Wine: It’s a Summertime Necessity!

Canned Wine: It’s a Summertime Necessity!

Have you tried canned wine yet? It’s easy, portable, and personal-sized, making it a summer necessity for barbeques, beach parties, and picnics. Now, with that being said, not all canned wines are created equal, and there are a lot of brands out there in the canned wine marketplace. I like to give them a try […]

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.

Warm Weather Wines $20 and Under!

Warm Weather Wines $20 and Under!

The warm weather is finally here (we hope). Even though some mornings feel a little chilly still, it’s nice to know that spring is here and summer is not far behind. If you follow me on Instagram, you can see I  have been tasting a lot recently to compile a fun list of my top warm […]

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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