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.

Six Rosés To Sip This Spring!

Six Rosés To Sip This Spring!

Rosé season is here! Even if you sip it all year round, there’s nothing like drinking rosé in the warm weather; it almost feels essential! With the rosé market blowing up, it’s hard to pick just one rosé and choices can be tough to decipher in the store. Here’s a great list of six rosés […]

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.

Fleurs De Prairie Rosé

Fleurs De Prairie Rosé

I recently had the pleasure of tasting a delicious and beautiful rosé here in NYC at an event filled with flower crowns and charcuterie! Fleurs De Prairie is a rosé from Côtes de Provence and the name translates to “Wild Flowers” which is what you will find fields of in Provence. This wine celebrates 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.

Lede Family Wines of California!

Lede Family Wines of California!

Lede Family Wines showcases two wine brands: Cliff Lede Vineyards and FEL Wines. Cliff Lede is based in Napa Valley in the Stags Leap district, where as FEL Wines is located in Anderson Valley. I had the pleasure of having lunch with Remi Cohen, Chief Opperating Officer of Lede Family Wines. We enjoyed a 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.

Garnacha & Grenache: A Grape with Depth and Diversity!

Garnacha & Grenache: A Grape with Depth and Diversity!

Vinexpo was in NYC this year and for those in the wine and beverage trade that enjoy tasting wines from all over the world, meeting producers, and attending master classes, it’s an event not to miss. One of my favorite seminars was on the grape Garnacha, which is also known as Grenache in France. 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.

Sunday Wine Crawl Through Norwalk, CT!

Sunday Wine Crawl Through Norwalk, CT!

Living in New York has its perks when it comes to not having to drink and drive. I know I absolutely don’t miss driving since I moved to the big apple six years ago. What’s even better is that in NYC we have accessibility to visit close places like Norwalk, Connecticut because of Metro-North, 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.

Lunch in Paris, in NYC!

Lunch in Paris, in NYC!

Sick of bringing your lunch to work every day but also don’t want to overspend on “just ok” cuisine? Try having lunch in “Paris” while never leaving beautiful NYC! I recently visited Boucherie, in Union Square for a #LunchInParis where I enjoyed delicious Parisian dishes and some rosé. Boucherie has two locations, one in 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.

Celebrate Galentines Day with Martini & Rossi!

Celebrate Galentines Day with Martini & Rossi!

Nothing says Happy Galentines Day like a glass full of bubbly and some desserts to pair! I am a fan of Valentines Day, and having the opportunity to celebrate with my best girlfriends the day before is just an added bonus to this holiday filled with love. For those of you celebrating with the girls, 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.

Outstanding Italian at MAMO, NYC

Outstanding Italian at MAMO, NYC

MAMO has reopened in SOHO and thank goodness because it’s one of NYC’s leading Italian restaurants! I had the extreme pleasure of dining here recently, where I enjoyed some of the best dishes. MAMO is comprised of two different spaces, which include an intimate downstairs lounge as well as a comfortable 100-seated dining room upstairs. 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.

Top 14 Wines For February 14th!

Top 14 Wines For February 14th!

With Valentines Day approaching, wine is the one thing that you know will make your special someone smile from ear to ear! Whether it’s going to your favorite BYOB restaurant, cracking open a bottle at home with a romantic comedy, or making dinner, you will need a good bottle to pair with the evening. I […]

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 Holiday Find: DISARONNO wears TRUSSARDI

Hot Holiday Find: DISARONNO wears TRUSSARDI

I never thought to enjoy amaretto too much until I found the new limited edition of Disaronno. This is the world’s most famous Italian liqueur, and I think it’s a perfect fit for the holiday season. DISARONNO has partnered with Italian fashion house TRUSSARDI to launch a limited-edition bottle that’s dressed in the brand’s notable texture 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.

A True Taste of Marche, Italy with Velenosi Wines!

A True Taste of Marche, Italy with Velenosi Wines!

For those of you who know me, you know I taste a lot of wines. I had the pleasure recently of tasting wines from the Marche region in Italy where I discovered some amazing wines and great grapes. Marche is a small lesser known area of Italy known as the “Region of 100 cities” 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.

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