For The Love Of Wine With Joey Wölffer
Athleisure Mag|December 2020
We enjoy a great glass of wine whether sipping it alone, happy hour Zooms or friends and family. When we think about one of our favorites, Wölffer Estate comes to mind. Whether we have sipped at their winery in the Hamptons or had a few bottles on hand for celebrations, it's one that we always gravitate towards. Joey Wölffer is continuing the tradition of great winemaking for this family-owned brand. She's also known for her sense of style and her boutique. We caught up with Joey to talk about the winery, innovations, their properties and more.

ATHLEISURE MAG: We've had the pleasure of attending the Wölffer Estate and of course Summer in a Bottle is always a highlight of my year, for our readers that aren’t familiar, can you tell us about the history of Wölffer Estate?

JOEY WÖLFFER: Wölffer was founded by my father, Christian Wölffer, over 30 years ago in 1988. The land used to be all potato farms, but he had a crazy dream of growing grapes which miraculously worked out very well. Our - first plantings were Chardonnay, but now we grow a wide variety of different grapes on site. Our Tasting Room and Wine Stand offer one-of-a-kind experiences in the Hamptons. Our signature style of food-friendly, elegant wines paired with the most beautiful setting makes for an unforgettable visit!

AM: When did you realize that you wanted to work in wines?

JW: I actually never thought that I would end up working at the Vineyard. I was always so passionate about my fashion business, but when my father passed unexpectedly, my brother and I took over the business. Between us and Roman Roth, winemaker and partner, we make a great team and have built this amazing company and products that exists today.

AM: What is your day to day like?

JW: Day to day is always different depending on what's going on in terms of new product releases, team meetings, and joggling my clothing brand. It can be crazy at times but I love that every day is different and I get to work with my family and a super creative team constantly innovating and pushing ourselves to be the best winery!

AM: In addition to your assortment of wines, Wölffer Estate has a number of properties that includes the winery itself, The Wine Stand, Wölffer Kitchen Amagansett, The Stables and people can book weddings and other private events on property. Can you tell us about them?

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