01/21/16 6:05am
Winemaker Roman Roth and chef Brian Cheewing inside Wölffer Kitchen in Sag Harbor. (Credit: Randeed Daddona)

Winemaker Roman Roth and chef Brian Cheewing inside Wölffer Kitchen in Sag Harbor. (Credit: Randeed Daddona)

Painted the color of drawn butter, the textured ceiling at Wölffer Kitchen is evocative of the pleasing swirl chardonnay makes when poured into a glass.

This is no accident, said Roman Roth, who consults on the Sag Harbor restaurant’s wine list and is partner and winemaker at Wölffer Estate Vineyard in nearby Sagaponack. With the addition of its cork walls, this is an establishment where subtle intention reigns.

“All wine has texture and life,” Roth said. “It’s not cookie-cutter stuff.” (more…)