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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 – 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 the scenes at Lieb right now? Harvest! My 10th harvest...
#TeamLieb Top 10s

#TeamLieb Top 10s: Top 10 North Fork Sparkling Wines

August 24, 2022
Long Island’s East End is well-known for its crisp white wines and peppery Cab Francs, but you may be less familiar with its amazing sparkling options, of which there are many! Team Lieb really loves their sparkling, so we recommend giving some (or all) of these a try! Lieb Estate...
Wine, Illustrated

Wine, Illustrated: Meritage

July 19, 2022
Alicia EkelerDirector of Tasting Rooms
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 Bubbles. On the back, it lists “GRAPES: 43% riesling, 22%...
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 somewhat...
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...
I'm Obsessed!
I'm Obsessed!

I’m Obsessed! Summer 2021 Edition

May 25, 2021
Anyone else feel like summer came out of nowhere this year? After the cold, windy excuse for spring we had I am really here for this. This summer is particularly exciting because… The new patio at the Bridge Lane Tasting...
I'm Obsessed!

I’m Obsessed! Fall 2020 Edition

November 23, 2020
GALETTES! The pastry that requires so little effort and yet delivers the wow factor of a pie! The possibilities, like pie, are infinite. I love going classic with thinly-sliced apples and pears but the real fun begins when I bring...
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...
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...
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