Schmidt, Rich


54 minutes 45 seconds


July 25, 2018

Interview Summary

This interview is with Geoffrey and Lane Crowther of Toluca Lane, a small boutique grape-growing and wine operation in Amity, Oregon. In this interview, they discuss how they both came into the wine industry from their prior careers and how they found their way when it came to growing grapes. Geoffrey admits to not using rootstock for his vines! The couple also discussed how they have kept up with the trends of the industry and the bright future that they see, not only for Toluca Lane, but for all of Oregon’s industry.


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