Taste The Sweet Side of Bordeaux with Château Climens!

Taste The Sweet Side of Bordeaux with Château Climens!

In November I had the pleasure of meeting Bérénice Lurton, of Château Climens, a very well known winery that’s classified as a 1er Cru Classé its history dates back to the 16th century, and only five families have owned the estate from its roots. This is a rare occurrence and explains why the size of the single-vineyard has […]

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.

Wines For The Rest of Summer and Early Fall!

Wines For The Rest of Summer and Early Fall!

Summer is winding down but that doesn’t mean we have to switch to winter wines just yet! Keep buying the rosés, whites, and lighter reds because the sunny season is not over. Although I am not really a “seasonal drinker” I do consume more white wines and rosés in the warmer months because they’re refreshing […]

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.

Explore Côtes de Bordeaux with Wine!

Explore Côtes de Bordeaux with Wine!

Whether you have time to visit Côtes de Bordeaux in France or not, it’s a wine region that you will find available in your local wine shops and online. This area of Bordeaux is quality driven and produces amazing wines at reasonable prices.  Bordeaux, in general, is a wine that exceeds all generations and can […]

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.

Bordeaux and BBQ Pairings!

Bordeaux and BBQ Pairings!

Summer red drinkers, this pairing post is for you. I recently had the pleasure of trying the 2012 Les Cadrans de Lassègue from Château Lassègue ($35) made with a blend of 90% Merlot, 7% Cabernet Franc, and 3% Cabernet Sauvignon and it was one brilliant Bordeaux! Wine from this region is certainly making it’s way back […]

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.

Blind Tasting Bordeaux at Bouley!

Blind Tasting Bordeaux at Bouley!

Blind tasting Bordeaux at Bouley with Matthieu Guyon of Domaines Rollan de By, was just another typical Wednesday afternoon… not! It was absolutely fantastic and it’s about time I talked about some great Bordeaux on this blog! Here we blind tasted not just any Bordeaux, but 2004 Chateau Margaux, and many others including Matthieu’s wines. […]

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.

Grand Cercle des Vins de Bordeaux Wine Tasting

Grand Cercle des Vins de Bordeaux Wine Tasting

The United Banks of Wine brings you the ultimate Bordeaux wine event on April 9, 2014. Here nearly 40 Chateaus from both the left and right bank in Bordeaux will debut the 2013 “En Primeur” vintages as well as the 2011 and 2010 varietals. This will be an exclusive US tour, so be sure 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.

Weeknight Treat, Prime Rib and Bordeaux!

Mmm… nothing’s better than coming home from a long day at work to the smell of prime rib in the oven and a cellar of great wines. This meal calls for a big wine, so I chose a 2002 Chateau- Lagrange Bordeaux. Prime rib is a very wine friendly meat, but since I have been […]

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.