Lieb Behind the Scenes – December 2019


How are we wrapping up another year already!? My sixth year at Lieb Cellars, in fact. And when I sit back and reflect on these past years, I think it’s fair to call 2019 the “year of the curveball” at Lieb Cellars. 2013 was my first year and was all about learning the business. 2014 was about planning our rebrands and overhauling the company from the ground up. 2015 was when our new brands were launched and we began to rebuild. 2016 was when we got serious and really started to...

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Where’s Aimée?: Somm Slam/Lieb DC Tour/SOMM360 Boot Camp

Starchefs "Somm Slam"

Now I’m no anthropologist, but when I dive in, I dive in deep.  For instance, back in college my thesis subject was on beauty pageants.  In addition to researching all types of pageants around the world and writing/producing/performing in a one-woman show influenced by this research, I also enlisted myself in the campus pageant and surprisingly received the title of Miss Congeniality (even though I kept to myself while scribbling notes furiously.)  Not satisfied with...

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Most Grammable North Fork Spots: Barrow Food House

First off, let me be clear that this entry of my blog will be fueled by blatant favoritism, and yes, I have been bribed with food and drink to say all of these things. That being said, everything written therein is one hundred percent my opinion and is one hundred percent TRUE.

My sister Amanda and brother-in-law Kyle opened Barrow Food House in Aquebogue in July of this past year, and the response has been incredible. Of course, my family and I always knew they were great chefs, having both...

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Lieb Behind the Scenes – September 2019

Guys, I’m wearing a sweater and drinking hot coffee in the office right now, and I LOVE IT. Welcome back Fall! We’ve missed you on the North Fork. Fall is always a bitter-sweet season for me, though. “Sweet” because of the crisp, refreshing weather, beautiful sunsets, fall foliage, my gloriously comfortable (albeit less than flattering) fall wardrobe, and of course the excitement of harvest. “Bitter” because it means winter is only a few months away. But, let’s focus on the positive,...

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