Mirabella From Franciacorta, Italy!

Mirabella From Franciacorta, Italy!

Thinking of Franciacorta immediately brings to mind gentle hills, rows of vines, and beautiful sparkling wines! Franciacorta often gets confused with Prosecco, and Champagne when it comes to wine-loving consumers. I get it, it can be difficult unless you’re a sommelier or wine expert to differentiate between the styles, especially if you’re blind tasting. 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.

Mother’s Day Wine Guide!

Mother’s Day Wine Guide!

Mother’s Day is just around the corner! Although many of us can’t be with our mother’s physically this year due to the current times, there’s still time to send her a bottle of wine, since most likely, having children is the reason she drinks! I have compiled a list from sparkling to white, and of […]

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.

Yealand’s Wines: The Taste of New Zealand!

Yealand’s Wines: The Taste of New Zealand!

When you think of New Zealand, what wines come to mind? Many would say, Sauvignon Blanc, which is a crisp and refreshing white wine that’s perfect for summer! When I think of NZ of course that wine always comes to mind, however, there is so much more to this beautiful country when it comes 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.

Spring Wines To Stay In With, That Aren’t Sparkling!

Spring Wines To Stay In With, That Aren’t Sparkling!

We finally have spring here in NYC, what about you? Although we can’t enjoy spring to it’s fullest just yet, I’m grateful at least we do have one. For those of you staying safe in your homes and only venturing out for necessary items, I wanted to give you a few more to add 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.

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.

It’s World Malbec Day!

It’s World Malbec Day!

  Did you know April 17th is also known as World Malbec Day? Malbec is one of the most popular grape varietals and for good reason. These grapes produce great wines all over the world! When I say Malbec, what country comes to mind? Most would say Argentina, and you’re not wrong. Argentina is well-known […]

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.

Fontanafredda For Spring!

Fontanafredda For Spring!

Happy Spring! The team from Fontanafredda visited New York City for an amazing press tour at the end of January. Here they visited some of the top cities in the USA to showcase many of the incredible Barolos from the portfolio. I have tasted the wines of Fontanafredda many times, and enjoy them with 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.

Bodega Norton Of Argentina!

Bodega Norton Of Argentina!

Argentinian wines are superb! I love this area in the world for wine because they produce great sparkling wine, white, and red wines. I had the pleasure of having lunch with Bodega Norton who is celebrating 125 years this year! This winery is well known across the globe, and I’m sure somewhere or sometime 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.

Rocca delle Macìe Winery

Rocca delle Macìe Winery

This past year I consumed a lot of Italian wines! Between the winemaker lunches and dinners, to traveling in fall and winter to Italy a few times, you can say that 2019 was filled with Italian inspiration. One of my favorite lunches from 2019 was at Blackbarn Restaurant with Sergio Zingarelli of Rocca delle Macìe! […]

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.

Weed Cellars: A Unique Wine Lifestyle Brand!

Weed Cellars: A Unique Wine Lifestyle Brand!

Weed Cellars ™ is a brand paying homage to the consumer, by combining the cannabis industry and wine. The name is, of course, focused on the cannabis side of the industry, but in fact, there is no cannabis in the wine; just alcohol! Behind Weed Cellars, is a team of creative advisors, including business masters, hockey stars, […]

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.

Taste The Sweet Side of Bordeaux with Château Climens!

Taste The Sweet Side of Bordeaux with Château Climens!

In November I had the pleasure of meeting Bérénice Lurton, of Château Climens, a very well known winery that’s classified as a 1er Cru Classé its history dates back to the 16th century, and only five families have owned the estate from its roots. This is a rare occurrence and explains why the size of the single-vineyard has […]

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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