Andrew Belzer

Interviewer

Woody, Rachael Cristine

Duration

36 minutes 46 seconds

Publication Date

June 13, 2019

Interview Summary

This interview is with Andrew Belzer of King Estate. In this interview, Andrew talks about how he got into the wine industry due to his family having a large appreciation for wine and his passion for chemistry. He then details why he chose Fresno State, how he ended up at King Estate, and his winemaking philosophy of a blend of both art and science. Further into the interview, he speaks about the challenges and opportunities of being a young, successful winemaker, a typical day at King Estate, advice he’d give to someone looking to enter the production side of the industry, and where he sees himself in the future. On the note of future, Andrew talks about where he sees King Estate’s future heading, as well as the future for wine Industry as a whole.

This interview was conducted by Rachael Woody at King Estate on June 13, 2019.

Comments

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