Gifts To Sip: Napa Valley Favorites!

Gifts To Sip:  Napa Valley Favorites!

Napa Valley is one of the most famous wine regions in the USA. It is home to some of California’s best wines, and most expensive! Now that does not mean all wines coming from Napa are going to be wildly expensive, however because the region is more well-known than other areas of California, the prices […]

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.

Thanksgiving Wine Guide 2020!

Thanksgiving Wine Guide 2020!

Although it’s hard to believe Thanksgiving is upon us, it’s nice to think also, we are in the holiday season. If you have the fortune to be able to see your friends and loved ones for Thanksgiving, you’re lucky! I spend every Thanksgiving with my mom and have been able to visit with her during […]

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.

Alsatian Wines You’ll Fall For!

Alsatian Wines You’ll Fall For!

Fall is my absolute favorite time of the year. I love the crisp cooler weather, the leaves changing, fall flavors, and wines that pair! I spent a lot of the warmer months of this year drinking domestic wines, especially due to all of the virtual tastings. When thinking about my fall menus, Alsace always comes […]

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.

Fall Wines Under $50: Your Go-To Guide!

Fall Wines Under $50: Your Go-To Guide!

One of the three annual Fall Wine Guides is finally here! Things have been so busy now that we’re back to hosting events at One Sixty Madison, as well as my virtual wine and cocktail classes are taking off! I apologize for not getting this up sooner, and promise there will be plenty more because […]

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 Next Generation Of Women In Wine!

The Next Generation Of Women In Wine!

The wine industry like many industries is reshaping itself to be more inclusive of everyone. For many years it was a male-dominated industry, but now things are changing and for years more and more women have entered the wine world. Females have a great palate and nose for wine, which gives us the ability 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.

Smith Devereux: A Boutique Napa Valley Winery!

Smith Devereux: A Boutique Napa Valley Winery!

Napa Valley has had a rough year, first with the Pandemic and not being able to welcome much tourism, to now the intense and heartbreaking fires. Napa Valley is an essential wine-growing area of California and produces some of the world’s best wines. It’s a famed wine region, with big names, but also has 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.

Somm In The Bridal Suite: Bridal Party Proposal Brunch!

Somm In The Bridal Suite: Bridal Party Proposal Brunch!

This Sommelier is busy planning the wedding, however, luckily I have managed to book a venue, church, and photographer! After this, it was time to surprise all my bridesmaids and matron of honor with a fun proposal brunch. Due to COVID, we had to move it from march to august, but it worked out well […]

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.

Rosé From Beaujolais!

Rosé From Beaujolais!

Have you tasted rosé from Beaujolais yet? I know when I think of this French wine region, I instantly think of Beaujolais Nouveau and some amazing Cru wines I have tasted, that are red. Thanks to some friends over at Sopexa, I had the opportunity of tasting some beautiful rosés from this region! Rosé 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.

Get Ready To BBQ With These Great Wines!

Get Ready To BBQ With These Great Wines!

As things ease up and open again, many people who are in good health are getting together more and more. One thing this pandemic has taught us is that relationships are everything, and spending time with the ones you love is very important. I know I have been escaping to New Jersey to visit my […]

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.

Albariño: A Grape You Want To Get To Know!

Albariño: A Grape You Want To Get To Know!

What is Albariño? This white wine from Galicia, Spain is bright, fruit-forward, and extremely versatile with a variety of foods! It’s honestly one of my favorite white wine options, especially for summer barbecues. It’s certainly great for warm summer days, however, don’t just drink these wines in the summer, because this grape can easily get […]

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.

Host A Happy Hour With Mionetto Prosecco!

Host A Happy Hour With Mionetto Prosecco!

This year has been a wild one, wouldn’t you agree? Between Covid-19, quarantine, and everything turning virtual, you can certainly say that happy hours have taken on a new meaning! Happy Hours used to be going out to bars, after work, meeting your friends, and catching up about the day. Once the world stopped, 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.

Segura Viudas Cava: Classic and Elegant!

Segura Viudas Cava: Classic and Elegant!

Cava, the sparkling wine of Spain is one of my favorite types of bubbly. I have enjoyed it ever since the first time I visited Spain. The versatility of these wines, as well as the price, is what makes them so attractive for an aperitif and happy hour enjoyment! How does Cava compare and differ […]

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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