Schmidt, Rich


58 minutes 39 seconds


June 10, 2020


This interview is with Jackson Holstein of Granville Winery. In this interview, Jackson talks about his journey in finding his passion for wine, the impact his father has on him, and how he started Granville and what attracted him about winemaking. Jackson also speaks about his winemaking philosophy, what is unique to his property, the growth of his business, what he looks for in choosing a site, what he hopes consumers take away from his wines, and how he is handling and adapting to COVID-19. Towards the end of the interview, Jackson touches on what he sees for Oregon wine and his own business moving forward, and wine’s purpose in society.

This interview was conducted by Rich Schmidt at Granville Winery on June 10, 2020.


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