The new cider is made exclusively from New York state dessert apples.
“We couldn’t be more excited to have him join our team,” said Alison Tuthill, Wölffer’s executive director.
“The prejudice has changed against Long Island wines,” says Roth, whose beloved wines have had a huge role in helping to change the conversation.
Joey Wolffer breathes new life into the lungs of the renowned Wölffer brand.
Roman Roth and his family drink this riesling together every Christmas Eve. Wait till you hear the story of how it’s brought to life.
‘I’m very proud that all our wines show a distinguishable Wölffer style.’
Wölffer Estate is distilling its winery’s essence.
Winemakers say their 2013 reds, just hitting the market now, will age up to 25 to 30 years.
New regulations enable wineries to exercise their distilling craft; expect gin and brandy soon from Sagaponack.
On May 28, local top wineries joined with some of Brooklyn and Manhattan’s best eateries for Brooklyn Uncorked, a tasting event of epic proportions.
To celebrate the release of the 2011 Landius Pinot Noir, Wölffer did a vertical tasting of six pinot noirs starting with the 1993, Roth’s second vintage on the island. • Photographs by Conor Harrigan
So what will it be, a glass of merlot or some compost tea? As Brian Halweil learned in his 2005 piece, “Grapes Without Pesticides,” the grapes, at least, seem to prefer the latter.