Where’s Aimée?: Somm Slam/Lieb DC Tour/SOMM360 Boot Camp

Starchefs "Somm Slam"

Now I’m no anthropologist, but when I dive in, I dive in deep.  For instance, back in college my thesis subject was on beauty pageants.  In addition to researching all types of pageants around the world and writing/producing/performing in a one-woman show influenced by this research, I also enlisted myself in the campus pageant and surprisingly received the title of Miss Congeniality (even though I kept to myself while scribbling notes furiously.)  Not satisfied with...

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Most Grammable North Fork Spots: Barrow Food House

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 is one hundred percent my opinion and is one hundred percent TRUE.

My sister Amanda and brother-in-law Kyle opened Barrow Food House in Aquebogue in July of this past year, and the response has been incredible. Of course, my family and I always knew they were great chefs, having both...

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Lieb Behind the Scenes – September 2019

Guys, I’m wearing a sweater and drinking hot coffee in the office right now, and I LOVE IT. Welcome back Fall! We’ve missed you on the North Fork. Fall is always a bitter-sweet season for me, though. “Sweet” because of the crisp, refreshing weather, beautiful sunsets, fall foliage, my gloriously comfortable (albeit less than flattering) fall wardrobe, and of course the excitement of harvest. “Bitter” because it means winter is only a few months away. But, let’s focus on the positive,...

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Where’s Aimée?: Lieb Goes to the Fair

As the NYC Brand Ambassador I don’t encounter much exposure to rural life, but recently I took an Amtrak train up to Syracuse to The Great New York State Fair to present our award winning 2018 Lieb Cellars Estate Chardonnay at a seminar hosted by the NY Wine & Grape Foundation. We were included for having both this year’s Best Oaked Chardonnay and Best Over-All Chardonnay. The seminar was fully booked and the room was packed. There was even a standing room only section!

The purpose...

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