Schmidt, Rich


52 minutes 40 seconds


April 6, 2021


This interview is with Erica Miller of Stoller Family Estate. In this interview, Erica speaks about growing up surrounded by farming and agriculture, going to Oregon State University, and eventually making her way into the Oregon Wine Industry.

She talks about her style of growing grapes and how she manages a vineyard. She describes her role at Stoller, what it was like getting to know the property, and why it’s important to understand every nook and cranny. She goes on to discuss Stoller’s terroir and how she tries to let the vineyard show itself by listening to the vines and maintaining them in a sustainable way.

Later, she talks about being a woman in the industry, the research project on Trunk Disease she is working on, and what she sees for herself in the future.

This interview was conducted by Rich Schmidt at Stoller in Dayton on April 6, 2021.


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


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