Schmidt, Rich


1 hour 3 minutes 20 seconds


July 2, 2020


This interview is with Bryan Weil of Alexana. In this interview, Bryan talks about how he got into wine, his various experiences that led him to where he is today, what it was like coming to Oregon, and the education he received. He goes on to talk about how he found Alexana, how he found his role there, and how winemaking philosophy. Towards the end of the interview, he touches on changes he’s seen in the industry since he first entered, how he is adapting to COVID-19, where he sees Oregon wine heading, and the future for himself.

This interview was conducted by Rich Schmidt at Alexana on July 2, 2020.


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