CUTCHOGUE, NY – July 3, 2019 – Lieb Cellars, a leading NY winery located on the North Fork of Long Island, has announced the appointment of Aimée Lasseigne New as their New York City Brand Ambassador. Bringing tremendous industry experience and wine knowledge, Lasseigne New will focus on elevating Lieb’s awareness and credibility through sampling and selling efforts within key trade circles.
Lasseigne New comes with 18 years of wine and hospitality experience having recently served as the Assistant Manager at Bottlerocket Wine & Spirit in NYC. She received her Certified Sommelier certification from the Court of Master Sommeliers and is pursuing her Diploma from Wine & Spirits Education Trust. Considered an expert in her field, she is regularly quoted in national wine press and has served as a judge at prestigious wine competitions all over the world including Concours Mondial Bruxelles.
“I have had quite a number of supplier opportunities come my way over the years but none as compelling as the opportunity to work for Lieb and Bridge Lane,” states Lasseigne New. “The caliber of wine coming from New York right now is right up there with the top wine regions in the world, and Lieb is at the forefront in terms of quality and packaging innovation. I’m beyond excited to join the Lieb team and help take their momentum to the next level. If you want to taste some seriously delicious wine, reach out to me!”
About Lieb Cellars: Founded in 1992, Lieb Cellars is an 85-acre sustainably farmed vineyard and winery located on the North Fork of Long Island, 80 miles east of New York City. The company produces hand-crafted estate grown wines under the Lieb Cellars label and fresh, fruit-driven wines under their (second) Bridge Lane label. Pinot Blanc is their signature wine and has been called “excellent” by the New York Times. The Bridge Lane series is offered in traditional glass bottles as well as three “alternative” formats – 375ML cans, 3L boxes and 20L disposable kegs, all “firsts” for New York. Lieb has two tasting rooms on the North Fork of Long Island and their wines are distributed in 12 states on the East Coast of the US. For more information, visit www.liebcellars.com