Schmidt, Rich


31 minutes 58 seconds


June 19, 2019

Interview Summary

This interview is with David Fish of Fox Farm Vineyards. In this interview, David discusses how he got into wine along with the many jobs he worked, his time being a sommelier, and how that has informed his career. He then goes on to speak about how he ended up in Oregon after he found a love for the land, and the sense of place that Oregon wines produce. David then talks about the generous help he recieved within the wine industry, his role at Fox Farm, and his love for pouring wine for people and helping to educate them about Oregon wine. Towards the end of the interview, he discusses his marketing techniques, business philosophy, the future of Fox Farm, and the future of the Oregon Wine Industry as a whole. David concludes by offering advice to someone looking to enter the industry.

This interview was conducted by Rich Schmidt at Fox Farm Vineyards on June 19, 2019.


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