Schmidt, Rich


44 minutes 7 seconds


June 12, 2023


This interview is with Cheryl Longshore of Serendipity Cellars. In this interview, Cheryl dives into the story of Serendipity Cellars, the brand created by her and her late husband Glen.

Cheryl shares everything from living in Alaska to getting sweet-talked into volunteering for a harvest at Amity Vineyards. She dives into the stories behind Serendipity Cellars, from customers asking for 1920’s pre-prohibition wine, creating Serendipity labels by hand, and finding a Serendipity vintage from her oldest child’s birth year.

Cheryl is currently enjoying retirement by splitting her time in Arizona and Oregon and is looking forward to spending time with her family.

This interview was conducted by Rich Schmidt at Linfield University in McMinnville on June 12, 2023.


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