Schmidt, Rich


57 minutes 41 seconds


July 27, 2023


This interview is with Chris Bertshe of Coelho Winery. In this interview, Chris speaks about his path to becoming involved with wine.

Chris dives into growing up in California and his introduction to the California wine scene after college. He also talks about how his accounting and finance degree has come in handy during his wine career.

Later in the interview, Chris talks about the wine industry in terms of expansion, innovation, and efficiency. Chris also leaves us with both his professional and personal hopes.

This interview was conducted by Rich Schmidt at Coelho Winery in Amity on July 27, 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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