Schmidt, Rich


1 hour 1 minutes 11 seconds


June 21, 2023


This interview is with Jess Arnold of Soter Vineyards. In this interview, Jess speaks about her path to finding wine and her passion for the industry.

Jess talks about growing up in California and what led her to pursue a career in wine. From time spent in New York pursuing being a sommelier to working her first Oregon harvest, Jess has been hooked on wine.

Jess also dives into her current role at Soter and all that it entails.

This interview was conducted by Rich Schmidt at Soter Vineyards in Carlton on June 21, 2023.


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


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