Holiday Season Sparklers!

Holiday Season Sparklers!

It’s time to pop the bubbly! The holiday season calls for some delicious holiday sparklers, and if you enjoy Champagne taste, but may be on a budget, have no fear. There are still a ton of sparkling wine options for you to choose from. From dry to sweet and everything in between, you are destined 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.

Sip The Wines of Spain!

Sip The Wines of Spain!

Spanish wines are something you should be sipping on if you aren’t already doing so. Some of the best white varietals include: Albariño, Viura, Verdejo, Xarel-lo (Cava grape), while the best reds are: Tempranillo, Cariñena, Garnacha, and Mencía. In Spain, you can go to any restaurant or bar and simply order Tinto (red) or Blanco (white) […]

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 Your Valentine!

Wines For Your Valentine!

Thinking of what to get your Valentine on February 14th? I think wine makes a great Valentines Day gift for any stage in a relationship, whether you are newly dating or have been together for years, nothing says “I want only your happiness” like a great bottle of red, white, or bubbly. Sparklers Martini & Rossi Rosé: This […]

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.

DIY Bubbly Bar For New Years Eve!

DIY Bubbly Bar For New Years Eve!

Celebrate the coming of 2016! New Years Eve is a night where anything can happen and all is possible. Whether you’re working, hosting, or attending a party, there are some essentials you will need for this celebratory evening. I’m all for going to bars and restaurants, however within the past few years I have opted to stay in […]

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.

Bubbles & Bites with Somm In The City!

Bubbles & Bites with Somm In The City!

Sparkling Wine and Food Pairings are fun, exciting and can really make a difference when creatively paired properly. Always remember to eat what you like and drink what you love… right? That’s what I like to say, especially to my wine loving readers such as yourselves, because as long as you love it… its a great […]

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.

Fab Fall Wines For Under $15.00!

Fab Fall Wines For Under $15.00!

Fall is finally here, and although many of you still want summer, this Somm is a Fall/Winter person and I could not be any more excited for the leaves to change, the crisp air, and the wines we get to pair with all our favorite comfort foods! Here are some of my top picks for fall $15.00 […]

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.

New Years Eve: DIY Bubbly Bar!

New Years Eve: DIY Bubbly Bar!

The New Year is approaching and as you sluggishly drag yourself to work, after all the Christmas and Hanukkah festivities, its time to start making plans for this New Years Eve! Some of you brave the NYC streets to watch the ball drop, some pour into bars, and others like myself, like to have a nice […]

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.

Crazy for Cava!

Crazy for Cava!

  Recently, some professionals in the wines and spirits industry were fortunate enough to meet and taste some amazing Cava with Pere Ventura, of Pere Ventura Cava, in Spain. The bubbly happy hour was held at none other than La Cava, on Second Avenue, in NYC.       Here we tasted a Rosé, a […]

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.