Allen Meadows


Schmidt, Rich

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Video File


1 hour 34 minutes 36 seconds

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Oral History | Viticulture and Oenology


This interview is with Allen Meadows, owner of, a website that focuses on reviewing Pinot Noirs from around the world. Allen discusses how he started his business, his writing philosophy and his thoughts on the current wine culture in the U.S. He also talks about what makes Pinot Noir unique and the characteristics that makes one perfect.

This interview was conducted by Rich Schmidt at Nicholson Library at Linfield College on July 29, 2017.


Some oral history interviews were conducted on site and may contain background noise from nature, winery, or tasting room operations.