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Lieb Behind the Scenes – September 2020

September 22, 2020
Harvest started last week. Our industry was thrown for a major loop this year, but there’s comfort in knowing that the things I’ve come to count on every year around this time can still be counted on: harvest will come, Jared will smile when I tell him to bring out...
Where's Aimée?

Where’s Aimée?: Lieb Travels to the Czech Republic

July 15, 2020
I have always wanted to be a global citizen. Even while growing up on a bayou in southern Louisiana I had pen pals from Italy, Belgium and Egypt. We compared our foods and surroundings, sharing stories of family and friends as well as the occasional mix tape. As a freelance...
Lieb Behind the Scenes

Lieb Behind the Scenes – June 2020

June 23, 2020
I just looked back at my March blog post. It was 3 months ago but feels like a lifetime. I’m not going to sugar coat it. These past few months for our business, our employees and our families have been rough, mentally and physically. The low was probably the day...
I'm Obsessed!

I’m Obsessed: Things I can’t get enough of right now! (late spring 2020 quarantine edition)

May 20, 2020
SO, clearly the angle with which I am approaching this list has changed greatly. Instead of obsessing over an object first, I’m instead obsessing over the TRIUMPH of the SPIRIT I'm witnessing. These are dark times and yet every single day I am touched or impressed by peoples' ability to...
Where's Aimée?

Where’s Aimée?: At Home Watching Netflix

April 6, 2020
I love BBQ! I’ve attended the Big Apple Barbecue Block Party, I know the differences between North Carolina and South Carolina styles, I lived in Texas for a few years, and even though I never worked at Dinosaur Bar-B-Que, I have the menu committed to memory. So the new film...
From a Chef's Perspective
From a Chef's Perspective

From a Chef’s Perspective: Picnic Like a Pro!

August 29, 2019
It is PRIME picnic season! Well, some days can feel so hot that all I really want to eat is watermelon and call it a day, but for those perfectly warm summer and fall days I have made a list...
From a Chef's Perspective

From a Chef’s Perspective: Why you should make short ribs for Christmas dinner

December 21, 2018
  It’s just around the corner, can you feel it?! I know some of you are starting to compile grocery lists, gather recipes and maybe even freaking out a little. I can assure you that even trained chefs experience the...
From a Chef's Perspective

From a Chef’s Perspective: Wine & Takeout Pairings!

September 13, 2018
As we enter the final wave of our busy season here at the tasting room, I find myself ordering takeout with much more frequency. With very little physical energy left at the end of a long work weekend, there’s nothing...
Where's Aimée?
Where's Aimée?

Where’s Aimée?: Lieb Travels to the Czech Republic

July 15, 2020
I have always wanted to be a global citizen. Even while growing up on a bayou in southern Louisiana I had pen pals from Italy, Belgium and Egypt. We compared our foods and surroundings, sharing stories of family and friends...
Where's Aimée?

Where’s Aimée?: At Home Watching Netflix

April 6, 2020
I love BBQ! I’ve attended the Big Apple Barbecue Block Party, I know the differences between North Carolina and South Carolina styles, I lived in Texas for a few years, and even though I never worked at Dinosaur Bar-B-Que, I...
Where's Aimée?

Where’s Aimée?: Italian Edition

March 10, 2020
Way back in January I participated in the 3rd Annual Valpolicella Education Program.  I spent an intense week in Verona, Italy, studying subject matters such as “Valpolicella Genetic and Environmental Resources,” “The Wines of Valpolicella: Winemaking Peculiarities and Compositional Characteristics,” “The...
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...