Wolffer Estate Vineyard celebrated its 30th anniversary with a dinner last weekend. (Credit: @wolfferwine/Instagram)
It rained Saturday. It rained hard. Roads flooded. I’m sure that more than a few of the 250 or so people who gathered at Wölffer Estate to celebrate the winery’s 30th anniversary expected that the event would be moved inside. Or at least under a tent.
But no. The Wölffer team didn’t give up and was rewarded with what was nothing short of a perfect evening. We were outside the entire evening, in grass that should have been soggy, above soil that should have been like a wet sponge. (more…)
Some of us drink rosé year round, with or without food and in most any application. But for many of you, rosé is more of a seasonal libation — meaning maybe you only drink it during the warmer spring and summer months. (more…)
In a wine world where current release First Growth Bordeaux sells for well over $1,000 per bottle, $100 is a ridiculously low price to pay for a great bottle of wine. Still, it’s not the kind of money most of us can spend very often on a bottle of wine. It’s also extremely rare to find American wines in that price range that aren’t made on the West Coast.
Sagaponack’s Wölffer Estate Vineyard has had a $100 wine in its portfolio for many years – its flagship wine, once known as Premier Cru but now named Christian’s Cuvée to honor the winery’s founder Christian Wölffer, who passed away in late 2008. (more…)