Château Minuty: Beauty And Freshness From Saint-Tropez!

Château Minuty: Beauty And Freshness From Saint-Tropez!

Hello Spring! Even though we are quarantined to our homes, it’s still ok to think about celebrating spring and all that it has to offer. This is the perfect time of year to clean, find a new hobby, go for more walks outdoors, and be out in nature (just six feet apart from others). 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.

30 + Years Of Wine with Viña Los Vascos!

30 + Years Of Wine with Viña Los Vascos!

Viña Los Vascos is one of my favorite Chilean wineries. The wines are perfectly priced and the quality is always great. They have been around for over thirty years, producing unforgettable wines and discovering new ways to connect with the land. I have had these wines at many of my events, and they’re always a hit! […]

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.

Arthouse Hotel & Wine Bar, NYC!

Arthouse Hotel & Wine Bar, NYC!

New York City is known for having elegant, eclectic, and exciting hotel bars. I recently discovered a wonderful bar in the lobby of the Arthouse Hotel, on Broadway in the Upper West Side. This bar seats about twenty people and also has great cushioned chairs and a sitting lounge. Whether you’re stopping in for a […]

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.

MyMo Mochi’s Are Perfect For Your Dinner Parties!

MyMo Mochi’s Are Perfect For Your Dinner Parties!

MyMo Mochi Ice Cream is an absolute favorite when it comes to holiday parties! I love offering mochi because it comes in a variety of flavors, and is the perfect size dessert. These pop-able rice dough covered ice cream balls made many appearances at my dinner parties so far this season, especially the new fall flavors […]

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.

How To Host A Wine Tasting Party: The Complete Guide

How To Host A Wine Tasting Party: The Complete Guide

With the arrival of fall, your friends are ready for a nice indoor party. You want a reason to gather everyone together that doesn’t involve costumes and jack-o-lanterns. How about hosting a wine tasting party? It’s the perfect party for several reasons. It’s an easy one to organize. You won’t have to spend days 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.

Concejo Bodegas: Hotel, Winery, and Restaurant!

Concejo Bodegas: Hotel, Winery, and Restaurant!

Concejo Bodegas is a terrific winery I had the pleasure of visiting while on my June trip to Valladolid! After speaking to winemakers and tourism professionals at a Castle event, I met with the owner of Concejo for a delicious tour and lunch. Concejo Bodegas owns a Royal Inn, the CONCEJO HOSPEDERIA, which is located in a […]

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.

Old-World Style Cabernet in Napa Valley!

Old-World Style Cabernet in Napa Valley!

Hesperian Winery owned and operated by Philippe Langner is a winery founded by a lifelong fascination with plants and nature. The first vintage was 2004, and Philippe has been producing limited production, high end, old-world style Cabernet Sauvignon in Napa Valley, California. I had the pleasure of meeting Philippe for lunch at The Dutch 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.

The Best Wine and Beer To Pair With Pizza!

The Best Wine and Beer To Pair With Pizza!

How many times do you find yourself asking, “What kinds of pizza specials near me tonight are good?” Everyone loves pizza, especially when it is served with your favorite beverage. Many people cannot have a slice without a soda to go with it. If you are over the age of 21, then you may enjoy […]

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’s Best Flavored Vodkas!

Summer’s Best Flavored Vodkas!

With the rise of the “healthier alternative cocktail”, flavored vodkas are making a serious comeback. I know personally I have been consuming more flavors vodka-based cocktails than ever this summer, and it’s great! I used to not enjoy them because a lot was always so sweet, however with the rise in spiked seltzer’s and more […]

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.

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.