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Where's Aimée?

Where’s Aimée?: Celebrating in SoHo & Judging in Vermont

July 20, 2021
I have lived in NYC for nearly 11 years. The contrast of hearing crickets in the Santa Fe desert to the raucous cacophony of THE city when I first arrived was jarring to say the least, but now it seems strange to have it any other way. Eleven years marks another milestone for...
Lieb Behind the Scenes

Lieb Behind the Scenes – June 2021

June 15, 2021
Summer is here! The patio is open, the vines are growing and our masks are off. It’s a great time to be alive. In all seriousness, IT’S A GREAT TIME TO BE ALIVE. Governor Cuomo just declared the pandemic over in New York. We made it through one of the...
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 Room We have pined for this for many years now...
Most Grammable North Fork Spots

Most Grammable North Fork Spots: The Times Vintage

April 27, 2021
If you’re a fan of thrifting, vintage, or antiques and you’ve never stopped in to The Times Vintage in Greenport, you don’t know what you’ve been missing! Though there are countless vintage and antique shops to choose from on the North Fork, this one is by far my favorite. The...
Lieb Behind the Scenes

Lieb Behind the Scenes – March 2021

March 22, 2021
My December post was about looking back, this one will be about looking ahead. Perhaps it’s the fact that my team has started to get vaccinated. Perhaps it’s spring on the horizon. Perhaps it’s because my family and I are about to go on our first real vacation in a...
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...
Where's Aimée?
Where's Aimée?

Where’s Aimée?: Celebrating in SoHo & Judging in Vermont

July 20, 2021
I have lived in NYC for nearly 11 years. The contrast of hearing crickets in the Santa Fe desert to the raucous cacophony of THE city when I first arrived was jarring to say the least, but now it seems strange to have...
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...
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...