Schmidt, Rich


1 hour 42 minutes 11 seconds


July 3, 2019

Interview Summary

This interview is with Dai Crisp of Lumos. In this interview, Dai discusses what got him into viticulture, how he learned about growing grapes, and the early challenges that he faced in doing so. He also talks about his early decision to farm organically and the difficulties in that decision, how he manages his relationships within the wine industry, and the idea behind Lumos. Towards the ending of the interview, Dai offers his perspectives of the future for his business as well as the Oregon Wine Industry, and shares his proudest accomplishments.

This interview was conducted by Rich Schmidt at Lumos Wine Company on July 3, 2019.


Some oral history interviews are conducted on site and may contain background noise from nature, winery, or tasting room operations.