Schmidt, Rich


59 minutes 41 seconds


May 14, 2018

Interview Summary

This interview is with Denis Burger and Elaine McCall of Yamhill Valley Vineyards. In this interview, Denis and Elaine discuss how they came into the wine industry and the various challenges they faced in being one of the earlier wineries in the McMinnville AVA. The couple discusses the future for Oregon wine, and ends with the advice that as long as one perseveres and stays committed to the end game, he/she will be successful in the wine industry.

This interview was conducted by Rich Schmidt at Yamhill Valley Vineyards on May 14, 2018.


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