Schmidt, Rich


3 hours 19 minutes 14 seconds


August 4, 2023


This interview is with John Soares of Lone Wolf. In this interview, John speaks about his introduction to wine and all the steps along the way of his wine journey so far. This includes working in production and vineyards, selling wine, distribution and helping a number of friends in the industry with their projects.

John also talks about important travels to Greece, Hungary, France and elsewhere, about some of the impactful people he has met and worked with, and about what is coming next.

This interview was conducted by Rich Schmidt at John’s home in Portland on August 4, 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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