Allaire Privée Tequila

Allaire Privée Tequila

Today we celebrate National Tequila Day! For those of you looking for something one of a kind and alluring to sip, Allaire Privée Tequila is a stylish, high quality crafted tequila that is as beautiful as the bottle it comes in.  This premium tequila is made with 100% select blue weber agave that is slowly cooked 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.

Bulleit Bourbon Barrel Strength

Bulleit Bourbon Barrel Strength

I had the pleasure of meeting Tom Bulleit, Master Distiller and owner of Bulleit Frontier Whiskey. Together we tasted through some incredible Bulleit cocktails as well as the whiskeys neat. The tasting was led by Tom as well as the National Brand Ambassador Ewan Morgan. The pair of them have incredible chemistry when discussing 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.

Maker’s Mark 46

Maker’s Mark 46

Makers Mark is a well known bourbon brand from Kentucky. Fans have asked Bill Samuels Jr. over the years, if he was going to introduce something new to the line. After some thought, Bill and former Master Distiller Kevin Smith decided to create Makers 46, with the consulting help of Brad Boswell. With some trial […]

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.

Cedar Ridge Distillery!

Cedar Ridge Distillery!

Cedar Ridge Winery and Distillery is located right in the Corn Belt in Swisher, Iowa. I had the pleasure recently of tasting some of their whiskey’s and fell head over heels for these craft brown spirits. Cedar Ridge as you will notice in the first line of this blog post, is also a winery. For those […]

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.

Caorunn: A Unique Scottish Gin!

Caorunn: A Unique Scottish Gin!

June 10th is the world celebration of all things gin! On this day, if you’re seeking to break away from your normal gin routine, and want to try something different, try Caorunn. This is from Scotland and is crafted in the Speyside region of the Highlands. It’s very different, smooth, and excellent on it’s own over 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.

Martell Launches Martell VS Single Distillery Cognac!

Martell Launches Martell VS Single Distillery Cognac!

The historic House of Martell, that has 300 years of Cognac history, has announced the launch of Martell VS Single Distillery. This cognac is a richer style from a sole distillation source. Martell is one of the oldest of the great Cognac houses. Years of passion and precision have been passed down through the Martell family. From […]

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.

St. Patricks Day Pairings with The Irishman Whiskey

St. Patricks Day Pairings with The Irishman Whiskey

St. Patricks Day is tomorrow! March 17th is always a delicious day for me due to my Irish roots and extreme love of corned beef. Normally I would pair my corned beef with some Guinness Beer (no, not green beer… not since college), however this year I decided on pairing my St. Patty’s day feast […]

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.

Holiday Season Spirits!

Holiday Season Spirits!

This time of year is great for gifting spirits to those who enjoy sipping something a little “harder” than wine. Many times when you’re buying for a boss, family member (who’s over 21), co-worker, and friends, it’s nice to give the gift of a great spirit during the holidays that way not only does it […]

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.

Cigar and French Whisky Pairings!

Cigar and French Whisky Pairings!

Have you ever thought to pair cigars and whisky? Recently Somm In The City hosted an event with Brenne Whisky and Davidoff Downtown at Brookfield Place for an exclusive ladies only cigar sip and smoke night! The goal of the event was to encourage women to embrace smoking cigars and understand that they pair beautifully with […]

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.

Walsh Whiskey & Wemyss Malts

Walsh Whiskey & Wemyss Malts

At a beautiful bar on Irving Place, I met two wonderful whisk(e)y makers from Ireland and Scotland. Have you ever looked at a bottle, and wondered why sometimes you see the word “whisky” as well as “whiskey”? Well, the Irish spell this spirit as whiskey and the Scots take away the ‘e’ and spell it […]

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.

Captain Morgan Jack-O’ Blast!

Captain Morgan Jack-O’ Blast!

Love pumpkin? Feed your obsession with Captain Morgan’s new Jack-O’ Blast pumpkin spiced rum! Jack-O’Blast is the first pumpkin spiced rum to ever hit shelves and is a blend of Caribbean rum, fresh pumpkin, cinnamon, and other autumnal spices. This rum is slightly sweet, delicious on it’s own, and perfect when blended with David’s Halloween Tea. […]

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.

Camus Cognac

Camus Cognac

Camus Cognac is produced from five generations of wine growers in Cognac, France who have successfully kept the tradition of this beautiful spirit alive while also preserving the brands original values. Handing down traditional Cognac production methods, along with undeniable passion from father to son, is just one of the many reasons this cognac is […]

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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