Ami Opisso on the East Wind carousel with her children. (Credit: David Benthal)
A lot was happening at Lieb Cellars in 2013.
The Cutchogue winery, which was founded 21 years earlier as Lieb Family Cellars, had just been sold to an investment firm, making it Long Island’s first publicly traded winery. Less than a decade earlier, the company had also launched a sister label, Bridge Lane Wine, which was still in need of its own identity. (more…)
Our spring wine picks pose for a photo at Palmer Vineyards in Riverhead. (Credit: David Benthal)
As the snow melts and the weather warms, we all start thinking about the early spring bounty Long Island has in store for us. From leafy greens like the season’s first spinach to crunchier vegetables like radishes and asparagus to the first ramps and garlic scapes that shoot from the ground, we’re soon going to have a wide array of local produce to eat. (more…)
Need a new, fun night out idea this winter? Check out Grace & Grit’s cocktail pop-up at the Bridge Lane tasting room in Mattituck.
So far this winter they have hosted two events at Bridge Lane and the third will be held March 31 from 6 to 10 p.m.
The menu includes signature cocktails by mixologist Joe Coleman. Drinks range from a Smoked Old Fashioned to a fruity El Mai Tai. Coleman also incorporates Bridge Lane wine into some cocktails. (more…)
Bridge Lane Chardonnay is now available in a can. (Photo courtesy of Bridge Lane)
At its best, unoaked Long Island Chardonnay is fruit-forward without being too fruity with nice weight, fresh acidity and subtle lemony herb qualities. It’s some of the most versatile and food-friendly wine you can pick up at a local winery. (more…)