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Where's Aimée?

Where’s Aimée?: Her Quest for a WSET Diploma

February 24, 2021
Facebook recently reminded me that 8 years ago I received my first results from a WSET (Wine & Spirit Education Trust) Diploma exam: “Diploma Unit 2: PASS WITH DISTINCTION.” (When I first started out on this path Unit 2 was a prerequisite for Unit 1 and I don’t know the...
Wine, Illustrated

Wine, Illustrated: Teroldego-Lagrein

January 28, 2021
Alicia Ekeler Director of Tasting Rooms
Lieb Behind the Scenes

Lieb Behind the Scenes – December 2020

December 29, 2020
In the past month, I’ve had several writers reach out to me requesting an interview on how COVID has impacted small wineries this year. I’ve declined. Not because I don’t feel qualified to speak on the topic, but because I haven’t wanted to truly process it. Back in September I...
Where's Aimée?

Where’s Aimée?: Seeking a Slower Way to Ring in the New Year

December 19, 2020
Seeking a special way to ring in the new year while supporting small businesses? Try this North Fork trifecta: Snail Caviar from Peconic Escargot, North Fork Potato Chips, and Lieb Cellars Estate Sparkling Pinot Blanc. I consider myself a very adventurous eater. In addition to exploring rare grapes and unique wine regions,...
Most Grammable North Fork Spots

Most Grammable North Fork Spots: Your Own Hometown!

December 15, 2020
Being in charge of our social media during this past year has been an interesting study for me. Instagram and Facebook and the like used to be an escape for me, from following along with the daily lives of my far-flung friends to living vicariously through their vacations. But then...
Most Grammable North Fork Spots
Most Grammable North Fork Spots

Most Grammable North Fork Spots: Your Own Hometown!

December 15, 2020
Being in charge of our social media during this past year has been an interesting study for me. Instagram and Facebook and the like used to be an escape for me, from following along with the daily lives of my...
Most Grammable North Fork Spots

Most Grammable North Fork Spots: Black Llama Bar

February 10, 2020
If you’ve visited Greenport before, odds are you’ve walked through Stirling Square. Maybe you stopped in for a pizza at 1943 or for a drink at the outside bar at American Beech (featured previously in this blog series). American Beech...
Most Grammable North Fork Spots

Most Grammable North Fork Spots: Barrow Food House

November 13, 2019
First off, let me be clear that this entry of my blog will be fueled by blatant favoritism, and yes, I have been bribed with food and drink to say all of these things. That being said, everything written therein...
Where's Aimée?
Where's Aimée?

Where’s Aimée?: Her Quest for a WSET Diploma

February 24, 2021
Facebook recently reminded me that 8 years ago I received my first results from a WSET (Wine & Spirit Education Trust) Diploma exam: “Diploma Unit 2: PASS WITH DISTINCTION.” (When I first started out on this path Unit 2 was...
Where's Aimée?

Where’s Aimée?: Seeking a Slower Way to Ring in the New Year

December 19, 2020
Seeking a special way to ring in the new year while supporting small businesses? Try this North Fork trifecta: Snail Caviar from Peconic Escargot, North Fork Potato Chips, and Lieb Cellars Estate Sparkling Pinot Blanc. I consider myself a very adventurous...
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...
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...