27East's Alisha Steindeck reports on the vision of Wölffer Estate's winemaker, Roman Roth, in the wine and food pairings at the first and only winery-owned restaurant in the Hamptons, Wölffer Kitchen in Sag Harbor. Although the wine list is not strictly Wölffer, 80 percent of diners still choose Wölffer wines out of their unique loyalty to the brand.
Alisha cites the risk co-owners and siblings Joey and Marc Wölffer took in such a venture. However, vision of the restaurant's evolution is about family and growing a legacy. "The goal was to make something wondeful, vibrant and elegant, and let the food and wine make the whole experience," says Roman.
Read the full story, "Wölffer Wines, and Paired Cuisine, Turn Eatery Into Hot Spot" posted November 2, 2015.