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.

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.

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.

Beer Cocktails with Rogue Ales & Spirits!

Beer Cocktails with Rogue Ales & Spirits!

Beer cocktails are ideal for all seasons, but as we approach spring I find I love them more and more! Thanks to Rogue Ales for always coming up with the best and unique beer flavors for me to experiment and make cocktails with. I wanted to find some spring inspiration, so I decided to try […]

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.

Akashi-Tai Sake!

Akashi-Tai Sake!

Sake is a very cool category in the beverage industry. Ive written about it a few times on the site because I enjoy sake with dinner on occasion. Not just when I have sushi either, I really love to enjoy sake with cheeses and other savory non-traditional dishes. Akashi-Tai is a handmade small batch production […]

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.

Gifts To Sip: Napa Valley Favorites!

Gifts To Sip:  Napa Valley Favorites!

Napa Valley is one of the most famous wine regions in the USA. It is home to some of California’s best wines, and most expensive! Now that does not mean all wines coming from Napa are going to be wildly expensive, however because the region is more well-known than other areas of California, the prices […]

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 Next Generation Of Women In Wine!

The Next Generation Of Women In Wine!

The wine industry like many industries is reshaping itself to be more inclusive of everyone. For many years it was a male-dominated industry, but now things are changing and for years more and more women have entered the wine world. Females have a great palate and nose for wine, which gives us the ability 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.

COVID Eats: Bowery Beer Garden!

COVID Eats: Bowery Beer Garden!

NYC definitely has some great outdoor dining due to COVID, however, sitting in the blazing sun trying to enjoy a margarita can be a bit hot sometimes. Luckily some restaurants have adapted, and offer great covering or umbrellas, and others like the Bowery Beer Garden offer great outdoor that’s sort of indoor all year round! […]

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.

Making Your Own CBD Products at Home!

Making Your Own CBD Products at Home!

Cannabinoids and CBD products have taken the market by storm over recent years. Although cannabis has been used by many over the centuries for various purposes, more and more people are moving towards holistic living, and the understanding around cannabis and how it can be used positively is improving. You may already be using CBD […]

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 Relax After A Stressful Day

How To Relax After A Stressful Day

It is important that after a long day at work you are able to come home and relax. Being able to de-stress and unwind after a stressful day is important for your mental health and so that you do not go to bed feeling stressed and anxious – otherwise you often wake up in 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.

How to Look & Feel More Attractive

How to Look & Feel More Attractive

There are many reasons why you may want to look and feel more attractive. It’s possible you want to boost your self-confidence or that you’re single and want others to notice you more. No matter the reason, it’s normal and natural to want to improve your overall look and to feel more attractive. If you […]

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.

Finding The Perfect Grind: A Beginners Guide To Gourmet Coffee

Finding The Perfect Grind: A Beginners Guide To Gourmet Coffee

Are you the type that can’t imagine starting your day without a piping hot cup of Joe in your hands? If so, you are among the masses, as a study conducted by the National Coffee Association shows that a whopping 64% of Americans drink at least one cup of coffee each day. That number 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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