Valdivieso Wines of Chile!

Valdivieso Wines of Chile!

When Winemakers come to NYC to present their wines it’s always such a delight. I recently sat down to lunch with Brett Jackson, of Valdivieso Winery, which started off as a sparkling wine producer and now makes some incredible red wines to0! We enjoyed a beautiful lunch at Union Square Cafe and I had the pleasure […]

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.

Celebrate Galentines Day with Martini & Rossi!

Celebrate Galentines Day with Martini & Rossi!

Nothing says Happy Galentines Day like a glass full of bubbly and some desserts to pair! I am a fan of Valentines Day, and having the opportunity to celebrate with my best girlfriends the day before is just an added bonus to this holiday filled with love. For those of you celebrating with the girls, be […]

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.

Last Minute Wine Guide for Valentines Day!

Last Minute Wine Guide for Valentines Day!

Celebrate the day of love with some wine! For those of you similar to myself, you’re probably planning a dinner at home and want some delicious wines to pair along with it. Here’s my last minute wine guide for those who are seeking something delicious to compliment their romantic evening. Gather the girls and order your […]

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.

Top 14 Wines For February 14th!

Top 14 Wines For February 14th!

With Valentines Day approaching, wine is the one thing that you know will make your special someone smile from ear to ear! Whether it’s going to your favorite BYOB restaurant, cracking open a bottle at home with a romantic comedy, or making dinner, you will need a good bottle to pair with the evening. 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.

Winter Wine Guide!

Winter Wine Guide!

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, for those who love winter as much as I do! I am a fan of the cold weather, but I am an even bigger fan of curling up under a blanket, with a good movie and a great wine! I have compiled a list of “winter wines” […]

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.

Sparkling Wines To Sip and Gift!

Sparkling Wines To Sip and Gift!

It’s finally December! This year flew by, almost too fast, but now that December is here why not embrace the season of giving, cheer, and bubbly. This time of year is the busiest time for wine shops and giving the gift of sparkling wine is just what your host/hostess wants. I love to collect sparkling […]

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 Reds To Sip This Holiday Season!

Six Reds To Sip This Holiday Season!

It’s red wine season! If you’re like me, you tend to gravitate towards red wine this time of year. Nothing is more comforting than coming home after work and opening a nice red wine, curled up under a blanket, with your favorite show on. Whether you’re seeking some new red wines to try with your […]

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 Best Of The Barossa Valley with Jacob’s Creek Wines!

Taste The Best Of The Barossa Valley with Jacob’s Creek Wines!

The Barossa Valley in Australia is a notable wine-producing region the northeast of Adelaide, South Australia. The area includes an array of high-profile wineries offering tours and cellar-door tastings, where Shiraz grapes dominate. I had the pleasure of tasting Jacob’s Creek Double Barrel Shiraz and Cabernet Sauvignon. These wines mature in one barrel and then […]

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.

Donnachiara Winery!

Donnachiara Winery!

I had the pleasure of having lunch in October with Ilaria Petitto of Donnachiara Winery. It’s located in Montefalcione, where the heart of three Irpinian DOCG wines are produced: Fiano di Avellino, Greco di Tufo, and Taurasi. This winery overtime has helped to preserve the traditions of an area naturally suited to good viticulture since […]

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.

Long Meadow Ranch Wines!

Long Meadow Ranch Wines!

The Hall family along with Long Meadow Ranch artisans have a passion for farming, food, wine, and service. This is showcased through the wonderful Long Meadow Ranch Wines I recently tasted. The vineyards are the backbone of Long Meadow Ranch and all of the vineyards equate to over 150 planted acres in Napa and Anderson Valley. 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.

Explore Côtes de Bordeaux with Wine!

Explore Côtes de Bordeaux with Wine!

Whether you have time to visit Côtes de Bordeaux in France or not, it’s a wine region that you will find available in your local wine shops and online. This area of Bordeaux is quality driven and produces amazing wines at reasonable prices.  Bordeaux, in general, is a wine that exceeds all generations and can […]

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.

White Wines of Germany!

White Wines of Germany!

Many of you know, Germany is where my Sommelier passion and career started. I was attending the German Wine School in Koblenz, Germany when I realized just how much I love wine. It wasn’t just the alcohol that made me love the career, it was the passion, romance, and hard work that goes into producing […]

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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