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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...
Two Truths & A Lie
Two Truths & A Lie

Two Truths & A Lie – Derek Lustig

April 19, 2019
  1) I played saxophone in a highly competitive jazz band when I was younger. 2) When I was about three years old, a cow tried to eat my shirt while I was still wearing it. 3) I once fell...
Two Truths & A Lie

Two Truths & A Lie – Mike Cook

March 18, 2019
1) I have lived in 8 US states and have visited all 50. 2) My earliest memory in life is falling out of my dad’s Celica (going 35 MPH - before the days of car seats / kids in the...
Two Truths & A Lie

Two Truths & A Lie – Anthony Mattis

February 21, 2019
1) When I was 13 I was the 5th fastest cross country runner on Long Island. 2) I flew to LA once for a day just to be on the Price is Right with Drew Carey. 3) At a party...
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...
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...