Schmidt, Rich


1 hour 7 minutes 25 seconds


July 26, 2023


This interview is with Carmine Campione of Possessed Wines. In this interview, Carmine speaks about his wine journey and love for clean enjoyable wine.

Carmine dives into his life before wine, sharing about his childhood in Kentucky and his time spent serving our country. He then speaks about his educational journey where he sought to learn anything and everything about wine. Carmine shares how he fell in love with Oregon’s cool climate and soon found himself working at Redhawk Vineyard & Winery.

Later in the interview, Carmine talks about his hopes for the Oregon Wine industry, his own life, and his label, Possessed Wines.

This interview was conducted by Rich Schmidt at Carmine’s home in Lake Oswego on July 26, 2023.


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


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