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.

Monção e Melgaço: Making Unforgettable Wines!

Monção e Melgaço: Making Unforgettable Wines!

Inside the historic Vinho Verde region of Portugal, in the northern most area is a territory making truly amazing wines. Portugal in general makes fantastic wines, but if you’re seeking white wines that will wow your palate, you will want to check out the region of Monção e Melgaço. This area is home to 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.

How To Choose The Right Wine For Your Meal

How To Choose The Right Wine For Your Meal

Wine connoisseurs will tell you that each wine has a distinct taste, aroma and smell, and that there are very specific wines for certain foods. There is some truth to this, as our tastebuds are very complex, and the strangest mix of food can be surprisingly tasty. Whether you want to show off your wine […]

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 […]

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 […]

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.

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! […]

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 […]

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.

Spirit & Co. Sauces Are A Great Meal Addition!

Spirit & Co. Sauces Are A Great Meal Addition!

I am excited to introduce you to a new line of spirit infused sauces that will add some amazing flavors to your dishes! Spirit & Co. Sauces are all natural and made with premium liquor, which is important because I like to use these sauces as additions for extra flavor and added layers to 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.

Valentines Day Wines!

Valentines Day Wines!

Valentines Day is quickly approaching and for those looking for some fantastic wines, you’ve come to the right page! With so many wines in the market it can be very overwhelming for many to pick just which wines they should get. I know I am asked constantly “what wine is the best” and that really […]

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.

Wine & Chocolate: A Valentines Day Pairing!

Wine & Chocolate: A Valentines Day Pairing!

Many wine experts will say wine and chocolate don’t make a good pairing, but that doesn’t mean we can’t still enjoy them together, right? I believe you should eat what you like and drink what you love, while pairing responsibly so I would happen to say wine and chocolate make a fun combination. I enjoy […]

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.

You’ve Gotta Have These Sebastiani Cabs!

You’ve Gotta Have These Sebastiani Cabs!

I had the pleasure of participating in a great Cabernet tasting hosted by Sebastiani Winery. We tasted through four different cabernet’s from this incredible winery and I could not be happier. I first discovered Sebastiani way before my career as a Sommelier, and remember growing up with the wines, since my parents were big wine […]

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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