Schmidt, Rich


2 hours 55 seconds


July 26, 2022


This interview is with Andy McVay of Portland Wine Cellar. In this interview, Andy speaks about his passion for art and agriculture, and how science is the nuts and bolts of life.

Andy takes us through his experience in winemaking from cellarmaster to winemaker. His journey follows him through wineries like Edgefield Winery and Dobbes Family Estate. He also talks about stepping away from winemaking to focus on the sales and hospitality side, and pursuing his passion for sustainability in wine packaging and other pressing issues he sees within the wine industry.

This interview was conducted by Rich Schmidt at Linfield University on July 26, 2022.


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


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