Armenian Wines!

Armenian Wines!

I was so pleasantly surprised trying Armenian wines for the first time this year! What is so exciting in the world of wine, is that there are so many places that produce it, and ancient varietals are still growing in many parts of the world. Thanks to Storica Wines, I was able to taste 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.

Post-Covid Travel Guide: Tips and Advice

Post-Covid Travel Guide: Tips and Advice

It’s been a tough year, but light is slowly (slowlyyy) appearing as the dark days of COVID-19 begin to fade away. Of course, it’s far from over yet (so the champagne needs to stay in the cooler for a bit longer). However, people across the world are being granted more opportunities to get back out […]

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.

How to choose the perfect gas fire for you!

How to choose the perfect gas fire for you!

Whether you’re replacing an old wood burning fire, or want to add a new gas fire to your dream home, you’re not alone. Fireplaces are actually one of the most desirable features you can have in your house, but if you’re struggling to find the right style for you, here are three things to consider […]

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.

Ideal for Spring and $25: Marshall Davis Winery

Ideal for Spring and $25: Marshall Davis Winery

PreviewPublishPublishing failed. You are probably offline.Add title Many times you will see on here I repeat winery profiles. Vintages change, wines differ, and brands grow over the years! Marshall Davis Wines are always on the top of my list, because they produce limited quantity, high quality, amazing wines. I had the pleasure of tasting 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.

Ideal Wines for Earth Day!

Ideal Wines for Earth Day!

Earth Day is approaching and that means it’s a great day to get outside in nature with some wine! Have yourself an organic picnic, complete with some natural snacks, cheeses, meats, and fruit, alongside some amazing organic and sustainable wines. Earth Day is worth celebrating because we all know we need to keep our planet […]

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.

Pineau des Charentes!

Pineau des Charentes!

A few years ago I went to a fabulous dinner that was all about pairing Pineau des Charentes, a French Aperitif with some incredible dishes. This fortified wine is made from grapes and Cognac eau-de-vie. It’s certainly a different style then what many are used to, but sipping on this is just absolute fun! It’s […]

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 Bone Line Wines!

The Bone Line Wines!

Inspired by an event dating back to the prehistoric era, The Bone Line are wines you will want to try! Named after a boundary line that is evidence of the extinction of dinosaurs, and labeled with fossils found in the Waipara river. These wines are really great! I must say, when they were sent 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.

Poggio Torselli 1427

Poggio Torselli 1427

Located in a historical estate of Chianti Classico is a winery focusing on terroir driven, low intervention wines. Poggio Torselli 1427 is a winery lead by a dynamic young winemaker, Eduardo Colapinto. The wines are high-quality with great character and fruit. I had the pleasure of tasting these wines recently, and they were absolutely 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.

A Toast To The Heroes This St. Paddy’s Day!

A Toast To The Heroes This St. Paddy’s Day!

It’s been a rough year, let’s face it. Restaurant/hospitality workers and frontline workers were some of the hardest his industries during all of this, and to give back, Guinness is celebrating these industry heroes. Guinness is an iconic part of this holiday, and it’s also delicious. This stout is ideal with hearty stews, the American […]

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.

Irish Old Fashioned’s + An American-Irish Feast!

Irish Old Fashioned’s + An American-Irish Feast!

I have been saving my Irish Whiskey Honey Mustard I mentioned in my last post about Spirit & Co. Corned Beef is honestly one of my favorite foods, and I was so excited to be able to cook one early in March just to write this post. Oh don’t be fooled, I will also 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.

Awesome Israeli Wines You Have To Try!

Awesome Israeli Wines You Have To Try!

I had the pleasure of taking two Israeli Masterclasses this year, with Erik Segelbaum, Advanced Sommelier and Owner of Somlyay! Erik hosts fantastic tastings for consumers as well as trade and media and luckily for me, I had the opportunity to taste a number of amazing Israeli wines and learn a lot about this 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.

Weeknight Wine Pairings with Silk & Spice!

Weeknight Wine Pairings with Silk & Spice!

I had the pleasure of taking another very fun cooking class virtually with Chef Nini Nguyen a Top Chef Alum and Silk & Spice Wine! This is an easy to drink, smooth, and dry red wine from Portugal, that you can pair with so many different types of dishes. I have always been a fan […]

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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