Schmidt, Rich


1 hour 20 minutes 21 seconds


July 11, 2022


This interview is with Carrie Kalscheuer of Rex Hill Wines and A to Z Wineworks. In this interview, Carrie speaks about her life before wine and the years before she moved to Oregon. She talks about her love for travel and how a few months spent in Florence Italy led to the discovery of a wine passion. She realized it was what she wanted to pursue, loving that it was a connector and educator that would allow her to travel places just through a glass. Carrie describes her arrival in Oregon, including how she landed her job at Rex Hill Wines. She also discusses the wine certifications she has earned, the committees she has served on, and the responsibilities she has as Director of Sales and Education at Rex Hill and A to Z Wineworks. Later, Carrie even shares her motto and advice to others: “Always say yes and take every opportunity.”

This interview was conducted by Rich Schmidt at Rex Hill Wines in Newberg on July 11, 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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