Howard Hinsdale


Schmidt, Rich

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Video File


1 hour 15 minutes 30 seconds

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Oral History | Viticulture and Oenology


This interview is an oral history conducted by Linfield College Archives staff Rich Schmidt with Howard Hinsdale, of Howard Hinsdale Cellars & Bistro. The interview took place at the Jereld R. Nicholson Library at Linfield College on January 17, 2016.

Howard Hinsdale is the owner of Howard Hinsdale Cellars & Bistro. In this interview, Hinsdale talks about his start in the wine industry, his time with his distribution company, life after getting out of the wine business, and the future of the industry.


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