Schmidt, Rich


1 hour 6 minutes 41 seconds


July 2, 2019

Interview Summary

This interview is with Ian Burch of Archery Summit. In this interview, Ian talks about how he got into the wine industry and the education, and work experience that he received to get him to where he is today. Ian then goes on to speak about the various places he traveled to gain worldly perspectives, and how he later ended up in Oregon and his initial impressions. He also touches on his decision to not use herbicides, the legacy of Archery Summit, and wine making philosophy and how it has transformed over the years. Towards the ending of the interview, Ian discusses the role of place, the future for Archery Summit, for the Oregon Wine Industry, and advice for people looking to enter it.

This interview was conducted by Rich Schmidt at Archery Summit on July 2, 2019.


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