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.

Sparkle This NYE With These Top Bubbly Picks!

Sparkle This NYE With These Top Bubbly Picks!

New Year’s Eve is a wonderful evening to celebrate! Whether you’re out at a party, a hip restaurant, or taking it easy indoors in your pajamas, NYE is always a great excuse to pop some bubbly and celebrate a new year. Sparkling wine makes the evening even that much more festive, and for good reason. […]

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.

Some South African Wines You Will Want To Try!

Some South African Wines You Will Want To Try!

The wines of South Africa is a big subject. When talking to clients about wines from this country, I know they too can be overwhelmed and excited because of all of the options! The Cape wine-growing areas lie in a narrow viticultural zone of the Southern hemisphere. It’s an area filled with valleys, mountain slopes, […]

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-In-Love With Cakebread Cellars Reds!

Fall-In-Love With Cakebread Cellars Reds!

Fall is a time of year we all start drinking more red wines. Nothing is better than getting home from work on a chilly fall evening, and curling up with your favorite blanket, a great book, and a glass of Cakebread Cellars! I actually remember the first time I had ever tasted Cakebread Pinot Noir, […]

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.

Old-World Style Cabernet in Napa Valley!

Old-World Style Cabernet in Napa Valley!

Hesperian Winery owned and operated by Philippe Langner is a winery founded by a lifelong fascination with plants and nature. The first vintage was 2004, and Philippe has been producing limited production, high end, old-world style Cabernet Sauvignon in Napa Valley, California. I had the pleasure of meeting Philippe for lunch at The Dutch 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.

Wines For The Rest of Summer and Early Fall!

Wines For The Rest of Summer and Early Fall!

Summer is winding down but that doesn’t mean we have to switch to winter wines just yet! Keep buying the rosés, whites, and lighter reds because the sunny season is not over. Although I am not really a “seasonal drinker” I do consume more white wines and rosés in the warmer months because they’re refreshing […]

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.

An Extraordinary Vintage with Casillero del Diablo!

An Extraordinary Vintage with Casillero del Diablo!

Recently I had a very interesting opportunity to blind taste som Chilean wines from the winery Casillero del Diablo. Sommelier of Concho y Toro, Massimo Leonori was in town to showcase the 2018 wines, which are deemed an “Extraordinary Vintage.” Massimo is a Master of Senses, and he took us through a “challenge of senses,” where we […]

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.

National Cabernet Day!

National Cabernet Day!

August 30th is National Cabernet Day! It’s a day to appreciate the grape varietal and drink plenty of it! On the 30th I will be celebrating my enjoying some Concannon Cabernet Sauvignon, which represents 135 years of family winemaking. James Concannon began importing great quality Cabernet Sauvignon vines directly from Château Margaux in Bordeaux back in the day […]

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 Brunch Perfection with Mionetto Prosecco!

Summer Brunch Perfection with Mionetto Prosecco!

It was a warm sunny afternoon in NYC in the Meatpacking District, when I joined Mionetto Prosecco for a wonderful brunch at Santina! Mionetto is a well-known Prosecco that keeps to traditions while still being innovative and modern. It’s a wine that’s always in one of my holiday roundups because it’s approachable, elegant, and pleases […]

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.

Yes Way Rosé! Some “Summer Water” For Your Shopping List!

Yes Way Rosé! Some “Summer Water” For Your Shopping List!

Tis’ the season for rosé, also known as summer water! Rosé is perfect for this hot summer weather and I have some delicious rosés for you to try. These wines are perfect for beach days, pool hangs, and everything in between. In NYC it’s hard to find space to sit outside and have wine, but […]

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.

Marshall Davis Wine!

Marshall Davis Wine!

Marshall Davis Wines were founded in 2011 by brothers Sean Davis, and Ryan and Matt Marshall. This small batch vineyard makes some pretty awesome wines and I had the pleasure recently of trying many of them! It was Easter when I tried the rosé this year, and I was blown away by the 100% Pinot […]

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 Love For Lodi Wines!

A Love For Lodi Wines!

I had the pleasure of visiting Lodi, California about four years ago, and ever since then, I have been head over heels for Lodi wines! In this wine growing area, you will find many grape farmers as well as winemakers who all get along well. It’s a friendly and fun place to visit with outstanding […]

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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