Interviewer

Schmidt, Rich

Duration

1 hour 29 minutes 13 seconds

Date

July 8, 2019

Interview Summary

This interview is with Grant Coulter, of Flaneur Wines and Hundred Suns Wine. In this interview, Grant talks about how he chose wine after being interested in farming and agriculture. He then speaks about his education at Fresno state, the various locations that he worked in, and how he eventually found Oregon through various tastings in California. Grant then goes on to discuss his experience with Beaux Freres how he started Hundred Suns, and his current job at Flaneur Wines. Towards the end of the interview, he shares his winemaking philosophy, his early impressions of the Oregon Wine industry, future concerns, as well as the future for his career and the Oregon Wine Industry at large.

This interview was conducted by Rich Schmidt at the Nicholson Library at Linfield College on July 8, 2019.

COMMENTS

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