Industry Injuries: Pain Management Made Easy!

Industry Injuries: Pain Management Made Easy!

About four years ago, I was walking down steps built in the Roman Era, in a vineyard, with the most incredible view I have ever seen. I was in Galacia, Spain on an amazing press trip, when my foot slipped out from underneath me, and I hit those ancient steps hard; and I mean hard! […]

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.

4 Tips For Hosting A Fantastic Dinner Party!

4 Tips For Hosting A Fantastic Dinner Party!

Hosting a dinner party is a great thing to do if you are looking to socialize with friends. It is in some ways nicer than going out for a meal together, as it is much more personal if one member of the friendship group is putting the preparation efforts in. It can also be much […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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! […]

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 […]

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 […]

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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