The Glendronach Single Cask #1901 NYC Edition!

The Glendronach Single Cask #1901 NYC Edition!

I had the extreme pleasure of tasting The Glendronach 2007 Single Cask #1901 recently! This cask is exclusively bottled for New York City and is a one of a kind Highland Single Malt Scotch Whiskey. Only 604 bottles were produced and this is the first NYC exclusive ever made by The Glendronach. Matured in 100% […]

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 Delectable Evening With The Glendronach Distillery!

A Delectable Evening With The Glendronach Distillery!

During this time, it’s important to keep both your body and mind healthy. I am happy because the PR teams that represent great wines and spirits are really pulling some incredible things together! It’s hard for brands to promote themselves during a pandemic when they had media tastings and tours planned. Thanks to the amazing […]

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.

Grappa of Bonollo!

Grappa of Bonollo!

“Never forget efforts, work, and experiences of the previous generation”– Bonollo Distillery The first official day of the Grappa trip included a wonderful lunch with Bonollo. This family-owned distillery and business has been crafted and perfected through each generation, in which they believe “get the best of what you have with as little waste as […]

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.

Grappa: A Spirit Distilled From Grapes!

Grappa: A Spirit Distilled From Grapes!

I recently had the opportunity to visit Veneto and Trentino in Italy, and explore the world of Grappa! This was an educational trip for journalists and bartenders, where we had the chance to explore how this spirit is produced, distilled, and bottled. It was fascinating learning about Grappa because I had only known a little […]

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.

Nemiroff Vodka For National Vodka Day!

Nemiroff Vodka For National Vodka Day!

National Vodka Day is October 4th and what better way to celebrate than with a cocktail? I recently had the pleasure of trying Nemiroff Vodka from the Ukraine and it’s great for at home mixology! I wanted to make something refreshing because even though it’s fall, it still feels like summer and Nemiroff Vodka was […]

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.

Let’s Celebrate National Cognac Day!

Let’s Celebrate National Cognac Day!

June 4th is National Cognac Day! One of my favorite days of the year, and the perfect excuse to sip cognac neat, on the rocks, or in a cocktail. Luckily for you, you can do it all because when celebrating this national day, it’s important to try cognac many different ways. For those of you […]

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.

Hip Hip Hooray! It’s National Disaronno Day!

Hip Hip Hooray! It’s National Disaronno Day!

April 19th we celebrate National Disaronno Day! This well-known iconic brand exudes elegance and class. Disaronno has been the world’s favorite Italian liqueur for centuries with its history beginning in one of the most creative periods in Italian history: the Renaissance. Today, Disaronno has attracted the interest of consumers of all age groups, thanks 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.

Spirited Gifts For The Holidays!

Spirited Gifts For The Holidays!

‘Tis the season for cocktails, parties, and celebrating! Giving the gift of mixology and unique spirits to pair along is perfect for the cocktail or spirits lover in your life! Through a lot of cocktail tasting, sipping, and mixing, I have compiled a list of my favorite spirits for the holiday season! Vodkas Haku Vodka- […]

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.

Bulleit Bourbon Tattoo Edition!

Bulleit Bourbon Tattoo Edition!

Bulleit Bourbon is one of my favorite bourbons in the market. They may be owned by a big brand, and I do enjoy focusing on smaller craft distilleries, but I can’t help it; I love Bulleit! They are always staying innovative and now have a limited edition collection of tattooed bottles. These bottles are designed […]

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.

Whiskey Blending with New York Distilling Company!

Whiskey Blending with New York Distilling Company!

I had the absolute pleasure of visiting the New York Distilling Company in Brooklyn a few weeks ago. This distillery is known for producing Dorothy Parker Gin and Ragtime Rye, but they also produce more labels as well. Whiskey tasting, in general, is tough, even for someone as experienced like me. I enjoy whiskey, especially […]

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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