Beverages

Sag Harbor Spiced Rum Goes on Sale May 1

For the past several months, the inaugural batch of Sag Harbor Rum has been aging in bourbon casks at Long Island Spirits. By late April, the first of the rum was ready to be bottled and on May 1, 1,200 bottles of Sag Harbor Rum will be released for sale on the East End.

Revisit Good Spirits With This Video

Featuring favorite editors Amy Zavatto and Brian Halweil, this video highlights some of the best artisan distillers that poured at Edible Manhattan’s Good Spirits event last month. The biggest thing is the advance in local spirits since our first event in 2010, as Brian describes in the video; there are so many more! Also look for East Ender Chris Tracy talking about his VerVino vermouth.

So, How Do They Get Wine Into Boxes?

In our Spring 2014 issue, Eileen M. Duffy visits Premium Wine Group in Mattituck to watch as Erik Bilka, the operations production winemaker, puts the very first wine from Long Island Wine Country in the vacuum sealed bags that will fill the boxes embossed with Lieb Cellars new label, Bridge Lane.