Schmidt, Rich


1 hour 24 minutes 51 seconds


June 22, 2020


This interview is with Barnaby and Olga Tuttle of Teutonic Wine Company. In this interview, the couple talk about their journeys before getting into the wine industry, how they found a passion for wine, and the various travels and experiences that they gained along the way, what’s unique about Germanic wines and Barnaby’s winemaking philosophy, and what makes their wines unique. The couple then go on to speak about what they look for in a vineyard site, the growth of their business, and how their wines are unique—especially their Candied Mushroom Riesling! Towards the end of the interview, they touch on how they are dealing with and adapting to the current pandemic, and what the role of wine in society is.

This interview was conducted by Rich Schmidt at Teutonic Wine Company on June 22, 2020.


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