From Beer to There: Cabernet Franc and the Belgian Dubbel

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It’s the most wonderful time of the yearrrr...

No, not Christmas, although it seems to be forcing itself upon us earlier and earlier each year. It’s Thanksgiving. The holiday that’s most important to me. It is fall’s grand finale, a time to celebrate and be thankful for our loved ones and all the blessings in our lives. We do so by stuffing ourselves to the brim with food and drink. I can close my eyes and taste the stuffing, mashed potatoes and gravy, cranberry sauce and turkey. *Wipes...

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In the NoFo: Top 3 Ways to Get Around the North Fork

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It’s been 105 days since my last post. That’s 105 days without the sage advice of yours truly, Julianne Caroline Fedele. But I am back, 105 days wiser, ready to impart pertinent North Fork insight. During the summer and fall, a considerable amount of my time is spent coordinating reservations for our wine club members and guests. I’m sure many of you know me through our email exchanges, attempting...

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Lieb Behind the Scenes: October 2017 (Harvest Edition)

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Hey ya’ll!  Because we’re right smack in the middle of harvest and I’m now a month into my harvest internship at our winery, I think I’ll dedicate this blog post to what I’ve learned thus far from my time spent “working harvest”.

To give context, yes, I’ve worked though quite a few harvests before. This is my 5th vintage at Lieb, and prior to Lieb, I spent 2 years working for another small winery on the North Fork. From my post in the tasting room or at the office,...

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My Five Favorite Things – Alice Falcone

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1. We are surrounded by beaches whichever way you turn out here, and one of my favorite things to do is go to the Sound to collect SEA GLASS. It's an opportunity to completely and totally turn off my mind for a little while and spend a few hours searching for tiny pieces of treasure.

2. As represented by the enormous wedge of Beemster cheese, FOOD is high up there among my favorite things. I find so much joy in sharing meals with friends, cooking with my family, and trying new food. And by new...

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