Schmidt, Rich


1 hour 21 minutes 43 seconds


July 7, 2023


This interview is with Drew Herman of Alexana Winery. In this interview, Drew speaks about his wine journey and his current position of director of viticulture for the Revana portfolio.

Drew dives into his childhood and talks about moving and the making of his first wine. He leaves nothing out and shares all the twists and turns that led him to his current path. From sharing his feelings about bottling to dishing all things viticulture and sheep, Drew talks about it all.

Later in the interview, Drew shares his hopes for the Oregon wine industry and how he thinks the industry will innovate. He also talks about his personal aspirations for both his career and family.


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


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