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Where's Aimée?

Where’s Aimée?: In the Vineyards with Ildo Vasquez, Vineyard Foreman

September 12, 2023
I am not a skilled gardener by any means, but thankfully the vineyards of Lieb Cellars are not under my care. Ildo Vasquez, Vineyard Foreman has been responsible for providing us with healthy fruit for decades, and it was an honor to recently interview him. No soy un jardinero experto...
Where's Aimée?

Where’s Aimée?: What Makes a Good Brand Ambassador?

March 7, 2023
What makes a good Brand Ambassador? That’s the question that I’m constantly examining. As a former child performer, I remember worrying a lot about the future possibility of landing a commercial role for a product that I did not believe in. I was a tiny, yet very truthful actor that...
I'm Obsessed!

I’m Obsessed: Hunker Down Edition

February 27, 2023
Here we are, as we are every year, in the famous “false spring” of Long Island. I fall for it every time, but this year I knew I needed a game plan. The end of February into March is always a tricky time for locals in this area because many...
Most Grammable North Fork Spots

Most Grammable North Fork Spots: Audubon Society, Greenport

January 27, 2023
The holidays are over, the days are still a little grey, and the winter doldrums are beginning to set in. I have two options: wallow in my house and wait for the sun to shine, or venture out into the cold and face the winter head on. I’m here to...
Where's Aimée?

Where’s Aimée?: Focusing on Future Foreign Markets for Lieb

October 20, 2022
In addition to being the NYC Brand Ambassador for Lieb Cellars and Bridge Lane, I am also the point person for our export markets. For the past few years I have researched potential markets, presented virtually to buyers in London, Scotland and Ireland, and met 1:1 virtually with countless foreign...
Lieb Behind the Scenes
Lieb Behind the Scenes

Lieb Behind the Scenes – September 2022

September 14, 2022
It’s raining out, quiet in the office, I just drank a strong cup of coffee and my dog, Birdie, is asleep at my feet. I’d say now is an ideal time to write a blog post. So what’s happening behind...
Lieb Behind the Scenes

Lieb Behind the Scenes – What are Hybrid Grapes?

June 22, 2022
Y’all liked my blog about natural winemaking so much, I’ve decided to use this opportunity to address another question I get asked often lately: What are hybrid grapes? Context for this question usually starts with a can of Bridge Lane...
Lieb Behind the Scenes

Lieb Behind the Scenes – March 2022

March 10, 2022
Every once in a while I get asked the question, “How come Lieb doesn’t make natural wine?” Sometimes by colleagues, sometimes by friends, sometimes by customers. “Because our winemaker doesn’t make wine that way” usually suffices for a response. No...
In the NoFo
In the NoFo

In the Nofo: Best Desserts on the North Fork

February 23, 2018
  The past couple of months have gone by *fairly* quickly at Lieb. We’re grateful that many of you have been braving the frigid temperatures to come visit. My co-workers and I, however, haven’t shared that same enthusiasm for going...
In the NoFo

In the NoFo: Top 3 Cozy Winter Spots on the North Fork

December 28, 2017
  I’m not too sure at this point whether or not summer actually happened. It’s mid-December. How did we get here!? The patio is empty, the awning has been put away. Crowds are winding down in the tasting room, and...
In the NoFo

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

November 3, 2017
  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...
From Beer to There
From Beer to There

From Beer to There: Meritage & Greenport Harbor’s Imperial Stout

April 13, 2018
In this installment of From Beer to There, we’ll be talking about a couple heavy hitters. Our cabernet sauvignon based, Bordeaux-style blend, 2015 Lieb Reserve Meritage, and one of my favorite styles of beer, Imperial Stouts.  As they’re both big,...
From Beer to There

From Beer to There: Petit Verdot & Greenport Harbor’s Black Duck Porter

January 24, 2018
As cold snaps begin to descend upon us here on the North Fork, we look to find solace in heartier beverages. We seek wines and beers that provide a bit more grit and weight – darker beers and bold, full-bodied...
From Beer to There

From Beer to There: Cabernet Franc and the Belgian Dubbel

November 20, 2017
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...
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