Schmidt, Rich


1 hour 38 minutes 28 seconds


April 18, 2022


This interview is with Erin Palmer of Portland Wine Cellar. Erin talks about her path into wine and finding both her passion for wine and her passion for sharing it with others. She talks about finding meaningful connections through wine, and using her shop as a place to highlight wines and brands that align with her values.

She also talks about the effects of 2020 on her life and work, and some of the pivots she made to get through, and help her team through.

This interview was conducted by Rich Schmidt at Erin’s home in Hillsboro on April 18, 2022.


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


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