Roman Roth of Wolffer Estate
Roman Roth is a gifted winemaker who often times is heard singing in an enviable tenor voice echoing amid the barrels of Wölffer Estate. Most of all Roman gives “voice” to his wines, produced by profound experience developed on three continents.It all began with the dream of a 16-year-old boy from Rottweil in Germany’s Black Forest region.He earned his Master Winemaker and Cellar Master degrees from Weinsberg’s College for Oenology and Viticulture.
In 1992, Roman became the first winemaker at Wölffer Estate Vineyard. He established the estate’s distinctive character food-friendly, elegant wines reflective of the Long Island’s distinct terroir. He has dedicated himself to promoting not only the wines of Wölffer Estate, but of Long Island, where he has consulted with numerous vineyards and served as the President of the Long Island Wine Council from 2016 – 2018.
Recent honors include having two Wölffer Estate wines make recent “Top 100” lists from Wine Spectator and Wine Enthusiast; being honored as the highest-rated wines in Long Island history; and having Wölffer Estate wines served in the White House over the past two decades.
Wolffer Estate Vineyard cordially invites you to join Roman and Estelita Roth on a voyage up Portugal’s beautiful Douro River Valley.Vineyards and towns along the Douro were planted 2,000 years ago by the Romans.Every port on this itinerary is a charming Portuguese village, with a focus on the marvelous wines of Portugal; dry reds and whites, and the world’s finest fortified wines (the other definition of “port”).
To ease into the voyage there is an optional pre-cruise tour spending 3 nights in Lisbon and 1 night in Porto that will please and impress the most discerning traveler.
Join us on this adventure along the Douro River, one of the world’s greatest wine-producing areas!
Please note: This 2024 Enticing Douro Cruise (hosted by Wolffer Estate) wine tasting tour is created by our tour operator, Expanding Horizons of Tustin, CA in conjunction with AmaWaterways. This river cruise will sell out. The pre and/or post-cruise tour program may contain private meals, tours and/or visits to attractions. These additional services are exclusive to guests on this cruise who book their reservations with Expanding Horizons. Persons booking with alternative travel agencies will not be included in these activities.