Posts Written OnApril 05, 2007

April: Lieb Family Cellars’ 3rd Annual Oysterfest


Throughout the month of April, Lieb Family Cellars will be toasting the arrival of spring with its third annual OysterFest. Every Sunday in April, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., tasting room visitors will be able to sample a variety of wines and oyster dishes prepared by local chefs. The winery will offer a special vertical tasting of three vintages of their signature wine pinot blanc (including their Blanc de Blanc sparkling wine, a LENNDEVOURS favorite). They will also be releasing their 2004 Cabernet Franc. April 15: Canal Cafe Presents Po’ Boy Oysters Chef’s Parker and Paul Hodges create their…

State Money Still Available for Winery Website Enhancements


I’m not sure what kind of website a winery is going to get for $1000 these days, so it’s good to see that wineries and vineyards that already got money from New York State to enhance their Web presence can now apply for another $1000. So now wineries can get $2000 plus and presumably already have some sort of site to begin with. That’s a great start, but that doesn’t mean you’re going to see a lot of great NY winery websites any time soon. You can spend $25,000 on a website for your winery, but if you have a…