Schmidt, Rich


1 hour 24 minutes 45 seconds


February 8, 2023


This interview is with Craig and Claudia Broadley of Broadley Vineyards. In this interview, Craig and Claudia speak about growing up in Sacramento, getting intrigued by wine while living in San Francisco, and eventually following a dream of Pinot Noir to Oregon, finding land and starting Broadley Vineyards in the 1980s.

They tell stories of wine-related adventures, including some harrowing moments installing their original vineyard. They also talk about the transition to their son (Morgan) and his wife (Jessica) taking over the business, and how Broadley has grown and expanded. Finally, they talk about what they’re proudest of from their wine journey so far.

This interview was conducted by Rich Schmidt at Broadley Vineyards in Monroe on February 8, 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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