Schmidt, Rich


1 hour 7 minutes 32 seconds


February 9, 2021


This interview is with Evan Bellingar of Bellingar Estates and Results Partners. In this interview, Evan speaks about knowing he wanted to work in the world of wine before the had ever tried it. He discusses taking horticulture and viticulture courses at Oregon State and how his knowledge of the industry grew.

Evan describes the nature of the Oregon Wine industry, noting how many diverse people, roles, and products function within the industry. He talks about the relationship between vineyard managers and winemakers, whose cooperation can bring about small, yet critical change in the industry.

Later, Evan describes his role as Director of Vineyard Operations at Results Partners, as well as, the building of Bellingar Estates. He discusses how they began the project, how their plans for Bellingar Estates have changed, and what they hope for in the future.

This interview was conducted by Rich Schmidt at Bellingar Estates in Newberg on February 9, 2021.


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