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Where's Aimée?

WHERE’S AIMÉE?: Guiding Lieb Wine Dinners in Brooklyn, Judging Wine in VT and FLX & Participating in Whole Foods Market Photoshoot

April 5, 2022
LIEB WINE DINNERS: As a former restaurant server I have enjoyed participating in winemaker dinners such as Heitz Cellar, Vega Sicilia and Chateau Musar with Serge Hochar. I stepped away from the service floor sixteen years ago to focus on fine wine sales in retail settings, but this month I...
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 further questions asked. Recently I was invited to attend a...
Most Grammable North Fork Spots

Most Grammable North Fork Spots: Cutchogue Diner

January 26, 2022
If you’re at all familiar with the North Fork, you’re well aware that there is no shortage of delicious breakfast spots. Whether you’re looking for a simple deli egg sandwich or a luxurious 3-course brunch, there are plenty of restaurants to choose from. But no spot is quite as picturesque...
Lieb Behind the Scenes

Lieb Behind the Scenes – Dec 2021

December 17, 2021
Our team holiday party was last night at Maroni’s in Southold. We did the chef’s tasting. 15 courses with unlimited beer and wine. The service was outstanding and the room was beautiful. It was special, delicious and the most fun we’ve had together as a group in a long time....
Where's Aimée?

Where’s Aimée?: Interviewing Winemaker Russell Hearn

November 23, 2021
This time of year finds us reflecting on that which we are grateful, and I am especially grateful for our winemaker Russell Hearn. (The following interview has been edited for clarity, brevity, and the occasional technical difficulty.) Aimée Lasseigne New: You are very well-traveled and have worked in California, Australia,...
My 5 Fave Things
My 5 Fave Things

My Five Favorite Things – Cory Browne

March 22, 2018
#1 - Books & travel guides - Nerd alert! I love reading in general, but my favorite books to read are usually travel guides or blogs about new places to add to my bucket list. #2 - RV keys -...
My 5 Fave Things

My Five Favorite Things – Dana Kowalsick

February 2, 2018
Peanut Butter – It’s the simple pleasures in life that make me happy. Peanut Butter has got to be one of the most simple foods (yes, it’s a food) and yet it’s one of the most delicious things I’ve ever...
My 5 Fave Things

Five Favorite Things – Becca Rock

December 7, 2017
1) Bicycle Helmet: I ride my bike EVERYWHERE in Brooklyn and now that I’ve been commuting this way for years I don’t know how I ever lived without it. I’ve never been one for subtlety when it comes to accessories...
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...
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...