Schmidt, Rich


1 hour 20 minutes 36 seconds


March 3, 2022


This oral history interview is with Dana Frank of Bar Norman in Portland. Dana talks about her introduction to wine and all the various roles she’s had in the industry in Oregon. She always felt that service was her calling, and eventually started her own wine bar to focus on natural wines and serving customers.

She also talks about the growth of the Oregon industry and the adjustments she and her team made to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic.

This interview was conducted by Rich Schmidt at Bar Norman in Portland on March 3, 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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