Most ‘Grammable’ North Fork Spots: The Halyard

It’s finally summer on the North Fork! The beaches and bars are filling up, the wine somehow tastes colder, and the sunsets are getting even more stunning by the day. I’m asked fairly often in the tasting room, “Where should we go to watch the sunset?” My follow up question is always “inside or outside?” Outside, there are countless beautiful beaches up and down the island that are perfect for watching the sun go down. But if you want to be inside, perhaps with a cocktail in hand, I only...

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Who’s Who at Lieb Cellars – Christie Staples


What do you do at Lieb Cellars?

I work in the tasting room pouring wine for our guests!

How did you come to work in the wine industry?

I’ve worked in hospitality for around 8 years but always in restaurants. My change in fields stemmed from the desire to learn more about wine and to work more normal hours while still getting to do what I love! 

What’s your favorite part about working at LC?

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Lieb Behind the Scenes – June 2019

Lieb Behind the Scenes – June 2019

HOW IS IT SUMMER? Well, unofficially at least. I think what’s throwing me off is how cool it’s been. High 60’s and low humidity are my jam but certainly not the beach and BBQ weather I expect in June. Regardless, it’s here. And we’re ready for it!

At Lieb, we’re in full “on season” swing. Our tasting room and patio are decked out with new furniture and umbrellas. Our Sunday summer music schedule is on the books, and we’re looking forward...

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Two Truths & A Lie – Derek Lustig


1) I played saxophone in a highly competitive jazz band when I was younger.
2) When I was about three years old, a cow tried to eat my shirt while I was still wearing it.
3) I once fell off a waterfall while climbing up it, while on a surf trip to Puerto Rico.

Which is the lie?! Ask Derek next time you see him!

Derek Lustig
Long Island Brand Ambassador for Lieb Cellars & Bridge Lane Wine

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