John Mead and Zack Geary

Interviewer

Schmidt, Rich

Interviewer

Hofmann, Stephanie

Document Type

Video File

Duration

32 minutes 46 seconds

Publication Date

4-17-2017

Disciplines

Oral History | Viticulture and Oenology

Abstract

This interview is an oral history conducted by Linfield College archivist Rich Schmidt and student Stephanie Hofmann with John Mead and Zack Geary, of Cellar Ridge Construction. The interview took place at the Cellar Ridge offices in McMinnville, Oregon on April 17, 2017.

John Mead is founder and co-owner of Cellar Ridge Construction. Zack Geary is Director of Marketing and Research at Cellar Ridge Construction. In the interview, Mead and Geary talk about the start of Cellar Ridge, what goes into green building, and the different elements of creating a wine building. They also talk about changes in the industry and what is in the future for the Oregon wine and construction industries.

Comments

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