Christian Wolffer dies

Christian Wolffer, owner of Wolffer Estate Vineyards in Sagaponack, was killed New Year’s Eve while swimming on vacation in South America. He was 70 years old.

The accident was reported in the New York Post.

The fate of the winery is unknown. Employees are meeting today to learn of any plans already in place.



Filed under In the news, The Local Cellars

2 responses to “Christian Wolffer dies

  1. Obviously a huge loss for the LI wine community.

    Hopefully, the winery will continue… but we’ll find out soon.

  2. What a huge loss! I heard of him when he was in Argentina sourcing for vineyards a couple of months ago.


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