Schmidt, Rich


1 hour 28 minutes 27 seconds


July 26, 2022


This interview is with Colin Howard of Mendivia Wines and Day Wines. In this interview, Colin speaks about getting interested in wine and finding his way to Oregon, including his working in wine and spirits on the West Coast. He then talks about getting back into wine production at Day Wines and starting his own brand, Mendivia.

Colin also talks about his experience during 2020 including some creative solutions to smoke-affected grapes, and about what he’s looking ahead to in the future.

This interview was conducted by Rich Schmidt at Day Wines in Dundee on July 26, 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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