04/01/16 6:02am
Martha Clara winemaker and general manager Juan Micieli-Martinez (Credit: The Long Island Merlot Alliance)

Martha Clara Vineyards winemaker and general manager Juan Micieli-Martinez (Credit: The Long Island Merlot Alliance)

The Long Island Merlot Alliance has elected Martha Clara Vineyards winemaker and general manager Juan Micieli-Martinez as its new president.

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09/24/13 11:34am
Photo by Jane Starwood

Photo by Jane Starwood

Merliance, the North Fork group dedicated to the recognition of merlot as Long Island’s premier grape, welcomed Lieb Cellars as its newest member Sept. 24. Two barrels of the Cutchogue winery’s 2012 merlot will be included in Merliance’s 2012 cooperative merlot blend.
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