The Paring Wines: Perfect For All Occasions!

The Paring Wines: Perfect For All Occasions!

Born in 2006 out of a desire to explore and experiment with wines without many rules! “Made from the vineyard blocks that are either too young or don’t fit into the vintage style of the highly acclaimed JONATA and The Hilt wines—The Paring is a cut of each estate.  The Paring puts pedigree first, and […]

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 Grillin’ With 7 Deadly Zins!

Get Grillin’ With 7 Deadly Zins!

July is National Grilling Month! One of my favorite things to do when I go home and visit my mom, is to grill up some delicious food and drink wine outside in the backyard! Living in NYC I do have some outdoor space, but there’s nothing like being with the ones you love sharing some […]

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.

Edible Entertaining with Noble Vines!

Edible Entertaining with Noble Vines!

I recently had the pleasure of attending a ladies lunch where we explored Noble Vines Wine and food pairings. The lunch was led by Sommelier and Entertaining Expert, Sarah Tracey of The Lush Life. These wines come from Lodi, California as well as surrounding slopes of cool-climate San Bernabe Vineyard in Monterey, California. These wines are […]

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 Perfect Summer Pairing: Chablis + Oysters!

The Perfect Summer Pairing: Chablis + Oysters!

One of my favorite summer pairings is Chablis and Oysters! This very popular food and wine pairing is one you can not miss on a hot day dining outside. These bright and acidic, mineral-driven wines combined with salty oysters fresh from the ocean is simply heaven. I had the opportunity to taste one of my […]

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 & Chocolate Pairings!

Mother’s Day Wine & Chocolate Pairings!

We know mom works so hard all year long! Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 13th, and is a day to celebrate all that she does. Although you should be celebrating her and thanking her all year long, Mother’s are so forgiving and loving that having a day to themselves where they are even more loved, […]

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.

Snacks & Sips with G.H. Cretors!

Snacks & Sips with G.H. Cretors!

I recently discovered the most amazing array of popcorns! I normally always make my own fresh popcorn, but when I saw the delectable flavors G.H. Cretors had to offer, I knew I couldn’t not try them. From Cheese to White Cheddar, Honey Butter, The Mix, and Dill Pickle, theres a fun flavor for every palate… […]

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 Perfect Oyster Pairing: William Fèvre Chablis

A Perfect Oyster Pairing: William Fèvre Chablis

Happy National Oyster Day! Oysters are a summer staple and one of my favorites when enjoying the warm weather. There’s nothing better than a briny, salty, meaty oyster paired with a crisp and refreshing glass of Chablis. I recently received a delicious shipment from Taylor Shellfish Farms of Kumamoto and Shigoku Oysters with a bottle […]

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.

Dare to Pair: Planeta Rosé & Davidoff Chef’s Edition!

Dare to Pair: Planeta Rosé & Davidoff Chef’s Edition!

  Ever think about pairing a cigar with a bottle of rosé? Well, it’s quite a daring pairing, and as long as you match the flavors appropriately, you’ll be in great shape. I recently enjoyed a beautiful bottle of 2016 Planeta Rosé from Sicily. This wine is fresh and fruity, and when paired with The […]

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.

Beer Pretzels with Truffle Cheese

Beer Pretzels with Truffle Cheese

Im totally obsessed with anything truffle and recently fell in love with a truffle brand that sells some incredible truffle oils, salts, and so much more. Sabatino Truffles  inspired me to make some delicious Beer Pretzels with Truffle Cheese! I love making beer pretzels because they’re incredibly easy to make and such a favorite of my […]

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 Your Grilled Cheese On, It’s National Grilled Cheese Day!

Get Your Grilled Cheese On, It’s National Grilled Cheese Day!

Wednesday, April 12th marks National Grilled Cheese Day, and on behalf of Michael and Charlie Kalish, The Cheese Twins, here are two amazing grilled cheese ideas to keep you going tomorrow. This delicious day totally needs some wine pairings, so thanks to these two “hunkalicious cheese experts” the recipes for these delectable pairings are below, paired with […]

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.

Biscotti & Beer Pairings!

Biscotti & Beer Pairings!

This time of year is perfect for pairing biscotti with wine and beer. This cookie is typically enjoyed at the end of a meal with coffee, espresso, or cappuccino. In partnership with Nonni’s Biscotti, this blog is bringing you some bold beer and biscotti pairings! Many know and enjoy Nonni’s Biscotti, which is widely distributed […]

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.

Dry Rub Ribs & Shandy Pairings!

Dry Rub Ribs & Shandy Pairings!

“Fall in love” with these fall inspired dry rub Moroccan style Pork Ribs with a side of President Sea Salt Butter mashed Sweet Potatoes, and sautéed mushrooms. Paired with this delicious dinner were two of the new Traveler Beer Company Shandy’s in Blood Orange and Pumpkin flavors! Traveler Beer Co. recently launched a Pumpkin and Blood […]

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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