04/09/13 4:10pm
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GIANNA VOLPE FILE PHOTO | Lieb Cellars director of sales John Morales (from left), advertising consultant Peter Pace and owner Mark Lieb in front of the the Cutchogue tasting room.

A New York-based investment company has purchased both the Lieb Cellars vineyard and winery in Cutchogue and the Premium Wine Group in Mattituck for an undisclosed amount, the winery announced March 28.

Southport Lane, a private equity firm, is combining the two businesses into company. Mark Lieb, who founded Lieb Cellars and co-founded the Premium Wine Group, which makes wines for vineyards without production facilities, will serve as chairman of the board of the new company. (more…)