Schmidt, Rich


57 minutes 11 seconds


August 14, 2023


This interview is with Dave Rice of Chehalem Winery. In this interview, Dave speaks about his lifelong interest in wine and how it brought him to his current role.

Dave talks about his career in sales and how it prepared him to work in wine sales and hospitality. He speaks on his initial impressions of the Oregon wine industry and how he’s seen it grow and change. And he talks about how his role has grown and evolved, and what he does now.

This interview was conducted by Rich Schmidt at the Chehalem Winey tasting room in Newberg on August 14, 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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