Schmidt, Rich


1 hour 35 minutes 3 seconds


July 9, 2019

Interview Summary

This interview is with Gabriele and Craig Keeler of Keeler Estate Vineyards. In this interview, the couple discuss how they got into the wine business, their decision to choose biodynamic farming, and the standard that they hold their wines to. The couple then talk about the respect and gratitude they have towards the Oregon pioneers, and their marketing philosophy. Towards the end of the interview, they discuss the future of the Oregon Wine Industry, their hopes for their business, and what the secret is to a successful marriage.

This interview was conducted by Rich Schmidt at Keeler Estate Vineyards on July 9, 2019.


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