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My 5 Favorite Things – Jul Fedele

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1. Dwight Schrute stress ball – This item is less about stress and more about comedy. A friend of mine thought it was Elton John when I first bought it (which, touché). If you don’t know who Dwight Schrute is, that tells me that you’ve never seen The Office, aaaaannnd for that you should be ashamed. The Office taught me how to have a sense of humor, and edified my idea of the absurd. To this day I will still give a Jim Halpert glance to an imaginary camera.

2. Keys – I’m one of...

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In the NoFo: Off-season Après Wine Tasting Activities

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I was going to start this post with “the doldrums of winter…” but then I realized January deserves a little more credit this year. I’m at a point where I’m reluctant to even call this the “off-season” anymore. Tasting room employees around the North Fork have been lucky - the temperatures have stayed up, and I have yet to twiddle my thumbs. We’re busy! And for that, we’re appreciative. Despite the weather, it’s no secret that January on the East End is, how do I...

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Who’s Who at Lieb Cellars: John Orgass

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Name and Position: John Orgass, Accounting Assistant

What do you do at Lieb Cellars?

I record and report financial transactions for summarization and I sneak in graphics when possible.

How did you come to work in the wine industry?

I knew a guy who knew a guy.  It's tough to "break into" the industry out here so it's all about who you know!

What's your favorite part about working at LC?

Never a dull moment here - it's fast paced, fun and exciting.  Also I'm surrounded by women...

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Lieb Behind The Scenes – December 2016: Looking Back & Ahead to 2017

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Lieb Behind The Scenes – December 2016: Looking Back & Ahead to 2017

Last blog post of the year for me, and I’m feeling … boy, a lot of things. Our business was up 16% overall this year. For a company that’s 2 years into a re-brand and operating in a highly competitive, saturated marketplace, that’s a big number … and I’m proud of us. But growth didn’t come easy this year. We weren’t handed it. We hustled for every dollar. In each of our main sales channels, we identified...

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