Eileen M. Duffy DWS holds a diploma in wines and spirits from the Wine & Spirit Education Trust. Her book on Long Island wine Behind the Bottle came out in 2015. Visit her website, eileenmduffy.com, to find out what else she's working on.

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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.

bridge lane white wine in boxes being poured

Wine is Boxed Poetry

It was only a matter of time, with the way things change, that boxed wine would come to Long Island. Much like the push-pull in the evolution to screw caps, boxed wine has its detractors, but Lieb Cellars general manager Ami Opisso could only see an upside.